Judicial Assistance Unit

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JAU

A department of the Superior Court that accepts payments for fines, fees, and assessments for both Superior Court and the Justice Courts of Yuma, Somerton-San Luis, and Wellton. They also process Fee Deferral and Waiver applications.

Address:
Judicial Assistance Unit (JAU)
168 S. 2nd Ave., Suite J
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone:
(928) 817-4150
Fax:
(928) 817-4151
Hours:
8am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
except holidays

The JAU is located on the 3rd floor of the Historical Court House - Map of the Justice Center


Superior Court Cases

Check policy:
Money orders or cashier's checks accepted.

Personal checks are only accepted if:
- there is no restitution on the case
- check has pre-printed name and address
- not out of state, and not out of state bank

Make all checks payable to Clerk of the Superior Court
and include the case number and name of the debtor
Pay in person:
- Cash, money order, or cashier's check (no cards)
- Personal checks must meet check policy,
  and 2 forms of ID are required (no exceptions)
Pay by mail:
- mail to JAU address above - do not send cash
- checks must meet check policy
- if you would like a receipt, please
  include self-addressed stamped envelope.

Justice Court Cases

Yuma Justice Court

Check policy:
Money orders or Cashier's checks accepted.

Make payable to Yuma Justice Court
and include the case number and name of the debtor.

NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.
Do not send personal checks, they will be returned.
 
Pay in person:
- Cash, money order, or cashier's check only
- Computer kiosk available for Credit Card payments
Pay by mail:
- mail to JAU address above - do not send cash
- money order or cashier's check only, no personal checks
- if you would like a receipt, please
  include self-addressed stamped envelope.
Credit Card policy:
- pay online or by phone - all major cards accepted
- processing fee of $3.75 added to each transaction
- maximum $300 per transaction
  (if you need to pay more, make multiple transactions)
- Jurisdiction Code is 1325, or for payment entity
  select Yuma County Judicial Assistance Unit
- case number is entered as 3 letters and 9 digits,
  e.g., JTR201700000
Pay with Card by Phone:
- call 1-800-2PayTax (1-800-272-9829)
- select option 3
Pay with Card Online:
- go to www.officialpayments.com
- select Local Payments
 

Somerton-San Luis Justice Court

Check policy:
Money orders or Cashier's checks accepted.

Make payable to Somerton-San Luis Justice Court
and include the case number and name of the debtor.

NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.
Do not send personal checks, they will be returned.
Pay in person:
- Cash, money order, or cashier's check only
- Computer kiosk available for Credit Card payments
Pay by mail:
- mail to JAU address above - do not send cash
- money order or cashier's check only, no personal checks
- if you would like a receipt, please
  include self-addressed stamped envelope.
Credit Card policy:
- pay online or by phone - all major cards accepted
- processing fee of $3.75 added to each transaction
- maximum $300 per transaction
  (if you need to pay more, make multiple transactions)
- Jurisdiction Code is 1348, or for payment entity
  select Somerton Judicial Assistance Unit
- case number is entered as 3 letters and 9 digits,
  e.g., JTR201700000
Pay with Card by Phone:
- call 1-800-2PayTax (1-800-272-9829)
- select option 3
Pay with Card Online:
- go to www.officialpayments.com
- select Local Payments
 

Wellton Justice Court

Check policy:
Money orders or Cashier's checks accepted.

Personal checks are only accepted if:
- there is no restitution on the case
- check has pre-printed name and address
- not out of state, and not out of state bank

Make checks payable to Wellton Justice Court
and include the case number and name of the debtor.
 
Pay in person:
- Cash, money order, or cashier's check
- Personal checks must meet check policy,
  and 2 forms of ID are required (no exceptions)
- Computer kiosk available for Credit Card payments
Pay by mail:
- mail to JAU address above - do not send cash
- checks must meet check policy
- if you would like a receipt, please
  include self-addressed stamped envelope.
Credit Card policy:
- pay online or by phone - all major cards accepted
- a convenience fee will be added to each transaction
- Jurisdiction Code is 1332, or for payment entity
  select Wellton Justice Court
- case number is entered as 3 letters and 9 digits,
  e.g., JTR201700000
 
Pay with Card by Phone:
- call 1-877-717-7702
- select option 3
Pay with Card Online:
- go to www.officialpayments.com
- select Local Payments
 

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