General Orders and Notice Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Court Operations

Please see the attached General Order regarding court operations under the circumstances created by COVID-19. General Order 22-25.
Effective, March 1, 2023, the finance office will no longer accept cash payments.  Acceptable forms of payment after this date include credit card (no criminal debt), (only criminal debt), or cashier’s check or money order.  Payments are to be directed to:
U.S. District Court
Attn: Finance Office
401 W. Washington St., Ste 130, SPC 1
Phoenix, AZ  85003-2118

Roadways to the Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge?

Monday, April 3, 2023 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST

In a continued effort to promote judicial diversity in the federal bench, the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System and the Committee on the Administration of the Magistrate Judges System are hosting a major event to help lawyers and law students learn from sitting judges about their journeys to the federal...

The United States District Court for the District of Arizona has announced plans to recognize teachers who encourage and support students entering the 2023 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest.  Teachers are strongly encouraged to nominate themselves and their colleagues, and to encourage their students to submit nominations for teachers.

Please open the file below for more information regarding the Civics Contest and on the teacher...

The District of Arizona invites high school students to enter the 2023 Ninth Circuit Civics Essay and Video Contest.  A local contest within the District Arizona will be held to select three finalists in the both the essay and video competitions.  These Arizona finalists will receive prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250 and advance to the final level of the contest at the Ninth Circuit to compete for additional prizes of $3,000, $1,700, and $1,000 plus travel and accommodations to the 2023 Ninth...

The U.S. District Court, District of Arizona is now taking Criminal Debt Payments online via is a secure government website that allows you to submit payments for your federal debt(s) electronically. is managed by the Department of Treasury, Financial Management Services.  The only acceptable means of payments are Bank Accounts (ACH), Debit Cards, and Paypal.  Credit card payments are not permitted.   A account is not required, but may be beneficial to...

Get ready for NextGen CM/ECF now.

As a reminder, the following steps must be completed to electronically file in NextGen CM/ECF for the District of Arizona.

Link your CM/ECF account to PACER.  

Training materials have been uploaded onto the District of Arizona's website and are available by...