Desert Ridge Justice Court

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If you are cited with a DUI or misdemeanor crime and have been directed to the Desert Ridge Justice Court, either the Department of Public Safety (DPS) or the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested you. This page includes location and parking information about the court and David Cantor reviews the presiding judge at Desert Ridge Justice Court. (Also referenced as Moon Valley Justice Court).

About the Desert Ridge Justice Court and presiding Judge:

This is an important point in your case. You must be arrested within the boundaries of the Desert Ridge community to go to the Desert Ridge Justice Court. The Desert Ridge jurisdiction is marked by Union Hills to the South, East Desert Mountain Way to the East and New River Road to the West.

If you check out a physical map of the boundaries, you will notice that the boundary line travels around. Frankly, the border is all over the map. The question is: Were you cited in the proper jurisdiction for the Desert Ridge Justice Court. When looking at your case, that is one of the questions that our firm is interested in.

When appearing in court, it is important to make a positive impression, so dress appropriately. Cathy Riggs is a seasoned legal professional serving as a respected justice of peace at the Desert Ridge Justice Court. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the bench. Known for her impartiality and commitment to upholding justice, Cathy Riggs presides over a wide range of cases with diligence and fairness. Her dedication to the legal system and her community has earned her admiration from peers and litigants alike. Riggs’s judicious decisions and unwavering adherence to the law have cemented her reputation as a key figure in the pursuit of justice at the Justice Ridge Justice Court.

However, you must remember that most Justices of the Peace are not lawyers. They did not go to law school. They are elected to the office of Justice of the Peace, plain and simple. This can be compared to taking an untrained but elected person and giving them six weeks of surgery training before allowing them to do surgery on you.


Email or call DM Cantor at (602) 307-0808 to set-up a 30-minute, free initial consultation. We will go over your case with you from top to bottom in order to find a way to help you.

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Desert Ridge Justice Court

18380 N. 40th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85032



Cathy Riggs


Phone Numbers:

Phone: (602) 372-7100

Fax: (602) 372-7912



8am – 5pm Monday – Friday

*Closed on Holidays, Call the Court to confirm


If you have a pending case in the Desert Ridge justice court and would like to speak with an attorney, give us a call at (602) 307-0808 to schedule a meeting. The initial consultation is free and takes about 30 minutes of your time, and when you leave you’ll have a better idea of what legal representation can do for you.

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