Magistrate Court

Contact Information & Hours

665 E Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood, AZ 86326
(Across the street, to be co-located in the Cottonwood Municipal Court building.)
Phone: 928-295-7295   Email:
Fax: 928-634-7864
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Only 8 am to 4:30 pm.


The Clarkdale Magistrate Court is responsible for resolving civil and criminal traffic violations, criminal misdemeanors, and Town Ordinances which include animal violations, excessive noise, and other infractions. All such offenses must have occurred inside the town limits of Clarkdale. If your violation(s) occurred outside of the Town limits, please look at the bottom of your citation to see in which court you must appear.


We accept cash, money orders, cashier’s checks, debit/credit.  We do not accept personal checks.

Pay in person: Tuesday through Thursday 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Court, or you may leave your payment in the drop box located on the north side of the Court building at 665 E. Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood, AZ, (24 hours a day).

Pay by telephone: 928-295-7295 Tuesday through Thursday 8 am to 4:30 pm (no additional fees) or 877-756-6252 24 hours a day (additional fees may apply).

Pay by mail:  665 E. Mingus Avenue  Cottonwood, AZ  86326.

Pay online:,, or any PayNearMe location (Off-site Cash Payments).

– Additional fees may apply if you pay online or at a PayNearMe location.  You will need a copy of your citation and/or case number to pay online.

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