-Still Moving to Four-Day Service Week March 30, 2020-
KINGMAN, Ariz. – The Kingman Municipal Court will be open to the public, but it is encouraging people to avoid coming to the courthouse if possible. If someone is feeling ill, or has reason to believe that they have been exposed to someone who is ill, they are being asked to not enter into the Kingman Municipal Court. If someone has health concerns and they are unable to appear in court then they can call the Kingman Municipal Court at (928) 753-8193 to discuss their court matter. The Court is also asking that individuals delay any non-essential matters that they may have with the court at this time in an effort to limiting the amount of people within the courthouse. The Kingman Municipal Court will be open from 7am-6pm, Monday through Thursday, and closed on Fridays, beginning March 30, 2020.
At this time special provisions that have been put into place for people who do come to the Kingman Municipal Court including:
- Only the parties themselves, as well as attorneys, victims, and court personnel are allowed into the courtrooms. Any friends and family members are to wait outside of the courthouse.
- Those who have cases and appear at the courthouse are to immediately go into the courtroom after checking in and not linger in the hallways.
- Those who do appear at the courthouse are to only sit in chairs designated as approved pursuant to social distancing guidelines.
No court dockets moving forward shall have more than 10 individuals scheduled on any one particular docket. Furthermore, jail transports have ceased and inmates are no longer being transported from the Mohave County Jail to the Kingman Municipal Court, as their cases will all be addressed by video.
The Court is requesting that individuals appear telephonically if at all possible for their respective cases. If they have an attorney these individuals are asked to contact their attorney about waiving their appearance in court and proceeding with their cases in an alternative manner. Furthermore, the court will be suspending walk-in warrants at this time.
There are alternative ways for individuals to conduct court business without having to personally appear at the courthouse. There is a lock box on the outside of the courthouse where individuals can leave correspondence and payments (no cash). They can also make payments on their cases by going online to either mohavecourts.com or azcourtpay.com. Individuals may initiate protective order proceedings by going to AZPoint and completing their paperwork electronically and can contact the court by phone about proceeding with their initial protective order request telephonically. In addition, if someone needs a continuance of their case or needs additional time to comply with other court orders they may call the court or email the court as well at [email protected] to correspond on these issues without having to personally appear at the courthouse. Updated information will also be listed on the court’s webpage at http://www.cityofkingman.gov.