Arizona Superior Court
Arizona Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Arizona. A superior court exists for each of the state's 15 counties, with each court having multiple locations in each county, depending on the size of the county. Superior courts act as appellate courts for judgments issued by justice courts and municipal courts.
The superior court has jurisdiction over tort, contract, real property rights (regarding amounts over $5,000), exclusive estate, mental health, miscellaneous civil, misdemeanor, miscellaneous criminal, exclusive felony, criminal appeals and juvenile cases.
Each of the 15 counties in Arizona has a Superior Court: