FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a Justice of the Peace?
A Justice of the Peace handles local matters in Pima County. They resolve criminal misdemeanors and lawsuits for less than $10,000. This includes traffic violations, landlord/tenant disputes, workplace harassment cases, etc.
Why does the Justice of the Peace matter?
The Justice of the Peace is a public servant dedicated to delivering justice & peace to the community. They make sure that everyone in the community is treated with equality and fairness, and that everyone’s rights are respected and protected.
What do you do as Justice of the Peace?
As Justice of the Peace, I strive to ensure a fair hearing for everyone, adjudicate matters only according to the law & the facts, and treat everyone with dignity & respect.