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FAQ - Civil Cases in Superior Court

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

The judge ruled in my favor in a civil case. How do I collect from the defendant?

A judgment allows for the person who is awarded to legally collect what is owed to them. The winner of the case may collect by first sending a letter stating what is owed and trying to collect from the other party. If the other party refuses to pay there are of other tools that a person can use to collect such as: garnishment, executions on property, debtor’s examinations, and recording judgments. Check with your county court for an informational packet. 


Maricopa County Justice CourtHow to Collect a Money Judgment