Steps to file for an Order of Protection

  1. If you decide to go ahead with your petition for a protective order, you must file it with a court. You may file with a justice of the peace court, a city court, or a superior court. (Click here to find Arizona courts.) IMPORTANT: Please contact the court to find out what procedures have been implemented for telephonic or video hearings.
  2. Provide your petition number to court staff. The petition number is needed to retrieve your petition and other information from the portal.