Watch David Michael Cantor explain the Tempe City Court / Municipal Court and the presiding judges in the video below:
If you have been charged with a crime in Tempe, Arizona there is a good chance that you will have to go to the Tempe Municipal Court. The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor are experienced with the Tempe City Court as well as its Police Officers, Prosecutors, and Judges. This is the kind of representation that you are going to need if you want the best possible outcome for your case. No matter what you have been charged with the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor have the experience and knowledge to get you the best result. Be sure to have a look at some of our various victories and especially our Not/Guilty Complete Acquittals sections of our site. Click the following link to find our more about DUI Defense in Tempe.
Tempe Municipal/City Court: Judges and Location
David Michael Cantor has been licensed to practice criminal defense in Arizona for over 25 years and has tried many cases in front of the Judges presiding over the Tempe Municipal Court. To find out who the current presiding Judges are, and our opinions, click on the “Judges” page from the menu at the top of this page.
When going before any of the Judges in Tempe, it is important to dress for success. Don’t wear shorts or a hat. Showing up to court dressed nicely shows that you respect the court and you’ll make a good first impression with the Judge.
Here is some general information about Tempe City Court:
Tempe Municipal Court
140 East 5th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
The Court is located in downtown Tempe, two blocks east of Mill Avenue on Fifth Street between Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and A.S.U. Sun Devil football stadium.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm**
**The Court is closed on legal holidays and the second Friday of each month.
(480) 350-8271 Main Phone Number
(480) 350-8184 CIVIL TRAFFIC DIVISION
(480) 350-2790 FAX
(480) 350-8270 CRIMINAL DIVISION
(480) 350-2789 FAX
The Tempe City Court / Municipal Court is the judicial branch of Tempe City government. The Presiding Judge is appointed by the Mayor and City Council, pursuant to the City Charter. The Court is of limited jurisdiction and deals with misdemeanors, petty offenses, and civil violations, including traffic and City ordinances. The court also issues orders of protection and injunctions against harassment.