SUPERIOR COURT JUVENILE COURT FILING FEES
This chart reflects the current State 'base' fees authorized by A.R.S. 12-284, ACJA Section 3-404 and A.O. 2013-63
plus additional fees determined by Statute, Supreme Court Administrative Order or Board of Supervisor's Resolution.
      DOC. CONCIL. DOM. REL. LENGTHY SPOUSAL COURT CASE EDMS    
A.R.S.     STORAGE COURT ED / MED. TRIAL MAINT. AUTO MGMT FUND DOCKET  
12-284   BASE FUND (1) FEE (2) FUND (3) FEE (4) FEE (5) FEE (6) FUND (7) (8) FEE (9)  
CLASS SERVICE FEE 2112 2125 2365 2891 4070 2381 2390 2196 2410 TOTAL
- Adoption Suspense - Deposit $60.00                   $60.00
J Petition for Emancipation (A.R.S. 12-284(J)) $46.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $176.00
B Answer to Petition for Emancipation ( 12-284(J)) $92.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $222.00
- Petition or Application for Adoption ( 8-127) N/C                   $0.00
- Contested Adoption ( 8-127) N/C                   $0.00
- Petition or Application for Adoption on a Child who is a Current Ward of the Court in the Care, Custody and Control of DES ( 8-127) N/C                   $0.00
C Petition for Appointment of Guardian of a Minor (12-313A4) $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
C Opposing Petition of Guardianship of a Minor (12-313C) $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Any Person Opposing Contested Petition if No Prior Fee Paid (12-313C) $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Guardianship - Post Judgment $69.00 $15.00                 $84.00
- Fingerprint Fee (Inc.postage & handling) ( 41-1750 J) $29.00                   $29.00
Authority Cites:
(1) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284.01, assess a fee of no more than $15 on filing or appearance fees for the Document Storage and Retrieval Fund.
(2) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(E), in each county where the superior court has established a conciliation court, the petitioner and respondent shall pay an additional $65.
(3) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(C), assess a $15 surcharge on each post-adjudication petition filing in a domestic relations case for the Domestic Relations Education and Mediation Fund.
(4) Pursuant to Supreme Court Administrative Order 2014-39; Reinstating the Arizona Lengthy Trial Fund Fee
(5) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-289(B) - Spousal Maintenance Enforcement Fee
(6) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 11/19/1997, established court automation fee (increased on 01/019/2005)
(7) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 07/26/2000, established a case management fee (increased on 01/16/2002 and 01/19/2005)
(8) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 12/19/2001, established an electronic document management fee (increased on 02/16/2005)
(9) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 9/26/2008, established docket fee of $5.00 effective 9/26/2008
Non-Fee Authority Cites & Notes:
A. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-504:
Subsection M "...a fee shall not be charged to a person who files a request to terminate an order of assignment if an employer is making deductions on multiple assignments for an obligation for the same minor children."
Subsection O "...a fee shall not be charged to a party filing a stipulation concerning satisfaction of support obligations."
B. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-502(G), the party who petitioned for transfer must pay the post-adjudication fee prescribed in A.R.S. 12-284 to the county to which the proceeding is being transferred.
C. Note regarding fee to convert an existing marriage to a covenant marriage - courts are advised to charge the $26 minimum clerk fee "Demand for notice, filing paper, or performing any action for which a
specific fee is not provided by statute."