Does my case qualify?

  • Ten years for a class 2 or 3 felony
  • Five years for a class 4, class 5, or class 6 felony
  • Three years for a class 1 misdemeanor
  • Two years for a class 2 or 3 misdemeanor

A person who is convicted of two or more offenses may not petition the court to seal the person's case records until the timeframe prescribed above has passed for each conviction.

Where can I locate the Petition?

The petition is located on the court's website or the petition may be obtained at the Scottsdale City Court. Form can be found here on our website.

How will I be notified of the ruling?

The Scottsdale City Court may set a Hearing concerning your Petition to Seal Case Records. The Scottsdale City Court will mail a sealed copy of the order to the address listed on the petition as soon as it's processed.

How long before a ruling is made?

A ruling will not be made for at least 60 days unless the State and the Victim(s), if any, respond with no objection. However, there may delays on a ruling if the receipt of the DPS criminal history is delayed.

Marianne T. Bayardi
Presiding City Judge
City Court

City Court

3700 N. 75th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
City Holiday Schedule

Schedule above applies except the first and third Wednesday of each month, open 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Civil Courtrooms

Monday - Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Criminal Courtrooms

Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Motion to quash
  • Motion for new Confinement Order
    • (Home Detention and Electronic Monitoring included)

Protective Orders

Monday - Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 5 p.m.

To include the following:

  • New Protective Order Petition Filings
  • Injunction Against Harassment
  • Injunction Against Workplace Harassment
  • Plaintiff Motions to Quash or Modify a Protective Order
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