Remote/Virtual Hearings must be approved by a judge. You may file a motion requesting a remote/virtual hearing, please follow instructions on how to File a Motion. A judge will review your motion and determine if a remote/virtual hearing is appropriate for your case.
If your hearing has not been approved, you must appear in person.
Once approved, litigants can file exhibits prior to the scheduled hearing, exhibits must be filed 7-10 business days prior to the hearing to allow for processing time.

Instructions for Submitting Exhibits

Submit via Email

The preferred method for filing your exhibits with the Court is by Email.

Exhibit Cover Sheet:

Clearly indicate:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Case/Complaint #
  • Date of hearing
  • Label for each exhibit

If using the Exhibit Cover Sheet template, complete all fields on the form.

Exhibit Label Example:

  • Exhibit 1 - Photo of car
  • Exhibit 2 - Video of intersection
  • Exhibit 3 - Police report

Exhibit File Types and Format Requirements:

  • Each exhibit should be filed as a separate attachment and should be clearly labeled.
  • Acceptable exhibits should be clear and legible
  • Acceptable Document Formats: .bmp, .jpg, .png, .tif, .docx, .pdf
  • Acceptable Audio/Video Formats: .mp3, .mp4, .wav, .avi
  • Links are not accepted or accessed by Scottsdale City Court

Other submission methods

If you prefer to submit your exhibits by mail, fax or in person you may do so. USB Flash Drives, CD's and/or DVD's are not accessed by Scottsdale City Court. Unacceptable submissions will be returned to the sender or filer if identifiable. If the sender is not identifiable, the submissions will be deleted and/or destroyed.

Scottsdale City Court will attempt to separate and process the acceptable portions of the submission and return unacceptable portions. The Court will not test or attempt to remedy any issues with submitted exhibits. The exhibits will be held until the time of hearing. At the hearing the Judge may reference the submitted exhibits.

After the Court receives filing, it may take up to 7-10 business days to process. It is your responsibility to ensure that your submission was received by the Court. You may review the Court website to check if the Court has received, processed or check the status of your filing.

Email: City Court

Fax: 480-312-2764

3700 N. 75th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

In person:
Print your document(s) and bring it to the court. The document drop box is in the Court lobby near security and the exit. Please use the date stamp machine on top of the drop box to date stamp the document and then place in the drop box.

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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