The forms to file a civil lawsuit in Superior Court can be found at the following website http://www.clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/CATALOG.htm#CivilCourtForms.
Generally the following forms are required to file a lawsuit.
- Certificate of Compulsory Arbitration Arizona law says any case that is less than $50,000 will go to arbitration. If your case does not exceed 50K it is subject to arbitration – circle the appropriate combination; date and sign.
- Maricopa Co. Statewide Coversheet to let the court know what kind of case you’re filing.
- Blank Motion is the form to write your lawsuit on. This form is the first page only, follow on plain, white paper if you need more room.
Once your forms are complete, make at least 2 copies (one for each respondent and one for yourself) and file them with the Clerk of Court. The filing fee for a civil lawsuit is $309.00. The Clerk will keep the original documents; date stamp the others and return them to you. One is for your records and the other one you will serve on the other party.
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Last updated 03/15/2013