The Cochise County Courts are committed to protecting the rights and welfare of all Cochise County citizens. Thus, the Courts continue to hear urgent and essential matters and provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effective June 1, 2020, the Courts will require that all visitors use face coverings. These may be made of fabric or another permeable material that covers the nose and mouth, including bandanas. Face coverings should not completely conceal your identity, such as ski masks and similar coverings are not allowed. Furthermore, visitors who do not comply with the requirement of face coverings, will not be allowed into the court buildings or offices.
Additionally, to help protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Courts and its offices may require wellness screenings using touchless thermometers. Anyone who registers a temperature 100.4 F (38 C) or above will not be permitted inside a court building. The courts and its offices adhere to Administrative Directive 2020-20. Level II screening daily, unless otherwise determined by court matters in which we adhere to Level III screening.
Many non-essential court hearings are being rescheduled, and other hearings are being held through telephonic means, so please check the status of your case before you travel to the courthouse.
Furthermore, to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard the health of everyone, please do not visit the courthouse if you are ill. Contact your attorney or the Courts regarding hearing your matter to reschedule your court appearance.
If you do need to stop by, the Courts have measures it has taken to keep you safe and healthy.
The Courts appreciate your patience as it strives to continue to provide the fair and timely justice in all matters during this health crisis.