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Effective December 1, 2010, a $5 filing fee (per case) will be assessed for motions filed on post-adjudicated parking, civil infraction, and civil traffic cases. This fee must be paid before your motion will be accepted and processed. This applies to motions filed by mail, fax machine or in person.
Motions filed by fax or mail MUST include the complete name and phone number of the person responsible for paying this filing fee should it be determined to be due. Upon receipt of the mail or fax, you will be contacted within 3 working days if this fee is owed. Your motion will not be accepted or processed until the fee is paid.
Tucson City Court receives motions daily from defendants, victims and witnesses requesting action on a particular case from a judge. The actions requested through motions may include fine payment, proof of compliance extensions, modification of a sentence, requests to continue or accelerate a court date for compelling reasons.
To file a motion for extension or acceleration of time
Report to Public Services lobby, 103 E. Alameda, at least three business days prior to your court date or sentence date. A motion filed does not guarantee or replace original sentence or court date. The motion will be reviewed and signed by a judge, and a reply will be sent within 10 days of when the motion was filed.
Motion Pro Se Forms
Guidelines for filing a motion:
"Your Day In Court" is a special instructional presentation designed to assist the "Pro Se" or self-represented defendant conduct their own case in court.