City Court  

GLMC HRS of OPS
 

Due to the COVID-9 Public Health Emergency access to the Glendale City Court is limited to litigants, attorneys,  witnesses and victims for cases scheduled today. Parties wishing to apply for a protective order, will be allowed to enter but are strongly encouraged to complete the application process first using the-website: https://azpoint.azcourts.gov/.
Click here  to view an instructional video on AZPoint

5711 West Glendale Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301
Phone:
(623) 930-2400 Fax: (623) 937-8860
Pay by Phone:
(623) 930-2427
 Hours of Operation: 8AM - 12PM and 1PM - 5:00PM (M-F)
Walk-ins: 8:30AM - 11:00AM (M-F)

 COURT NOTICE                 

PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

Due to concern for the spread of COVID - 19 in the general population, the Governor of the State of Arizona has declared a statewide emergency pursuant to A.R.S. §26-303 and in accordance with A.R.S. §26-301(15). Although Arizona's Courts remain open for business, the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona has filed an Administrative Order in the matter of "AUTHORIZING LIMITATION COURT OPERATIONS DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY AND TRANSITION TO RESUMPTION OF CERTAIN OPERATIONS" filed on May 21st, 2021. -  Administrative Order No. 2021 - 109

Therefor, pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2021 - 109, It is directed that the "Arizona Courts Health Screening Protocols for Judicial and Court Personnel" and "Arizona Courts Health Screening Protocols for the Public" attached to this Directive are hereby approved and provided to judicial leadership to be used to detect COVID-19-related symptoms consistent with recommendations by public health officials to prevent the spread of this virus, effective June 1, 2020, updated March 9, 2021 - Administrative Directive No. 2021 - 04

In addition to Administrative Order No. 2021 - 109, and to avoid as many as possible all in-person proceedings in the Glendale City Court to the greatest extent possible consistent with core constitutional rights. Glendale City Court has issued - Administrative Order No. 2020 - 028 

Per Administrative Order 2019-002 that went into effect February 1, 2019, persons are not permitted to use electronic devices to photograph, record or broadcast anything occurring in the courtroom or courthouse without prior permission of the Court. A violation of this rule may be subject to contempt or cited for criminal charges. -Administrative Order 2019-002Rule 122.1, Rules of the Supreme Court of AZ. 

 COURT SECURITY               

X-Ray Machine

The Glendale City Court has full-time security personnel
who are stationed at the main entrance to the court.

Everyone who visits the court must pass through a metal detector and must place all personal belongings through an X-ray machine to be viewed. In addition, personal belongings and person may be subject to a search. - Administrative Order No. 2017 - 15, Administrative Order by Supreme Court of AZ.

Presiding Judge DiPiazza

Presiding Judge Nicholas C. DiPiazza

GLMC Judges

    Judge Delgado, Judge Bastien, Presiding Judge DiPiazza, and
Judge Iafrate
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Nicholas C. DiPiazza, appointed by City Council in 2020, serves as Presiding Judge for Glendale City Court

Manuel Delgado
appointed by City Council in 2013, serves as Judge for Glendale City Court

Michele Iafrate, 
appointed by City Council in 2021, serves as Judge for Glendale City Court

Carla Bastien, appointed by Presiding Judge in 2020, serves as Court Hearing Officer for Glendale City Court


SAFE TO SERVE AS A JUROR     
   
The right to a trial by jury is found in our original Constitution and jury service is an important civic duty. In this short video, Chief Justice Robert Brutinel addresses the 2020-2021 health emergency. Find out what Arizona's courts are doing to make it safe to serve.