Pioneer Pinal County Justice Court

Pioneer Justice Court Information & Location

If you are being charged with a crime in the Pioneer Justice Court, then this page will help you navigate the criminal division’s court process.

Apache Junction Pinal County Justice Court Attorney, Shawn H. Dove

Pioneer Justice Court Location

Located on E Hunt Highway and E Arizona Farms Road the address is:

3675 E Hunt Highway, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143

Contact Information
Operation Time

The Pioneer Justice Court is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The court is closed on certain holidays.  If you believe that you have a court date on a holiday, call the court to make sure it is closed.  You may pay in person at the Pioneer Justice Court. Payments by cash, personal check, money order, or cashiers/certified check are accepted. You may also pay by credit card using the phone number provided.



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Where To Park At the Pioneer Justice Court

Pioneer Justice Court has public parking located to the West of the building where the court is located.  It is free to the public and offers parking without a time limit.  The parking lot has uncovered parking spots available for your convenience.

How The Pioneer Justice Court System Works

The Pioneer Justice Court Criminal Justice System
What To Do When You Arrive At the Apache Junction Justice Court In Pinal County

What To Do When You Arrive At The Pioneer Justice Court In Pinal County

Enter through the west doors.  Go through security, which requires that you take off your belt and place it in a bin along with anything in your pockets, including your phone and wallet.  Check in at one of the three front windows which are to the right of security by giving your name and time of hearing.  You will then enter the courtroom, take a seat and wait to be called by the bailiff or judge.

Steps To Take Once In The Apache Junction Justice Courtroom

Steps To Take In The Pioneer Justice Courtroom

If you have hired a private attorney for your hearing at the Pioneer Justice Court, wait for them in the courtroom or follow their instructions as where to meet up. If you have not hired an attorney, then wait for the Pioneer Justice Court Judge, Prosecutor, or Clerk to call your name after you have signed in.

Dress Code at Apache Junction Justice Court in Pinal County

Dress Code At Pioneer Justice Court

You do not need to wear a suit and tie to Pioneer Justice Court.  However, use common sense and dress appropriately to show respect to the judge and court staff. You never know what a good impression can do for your case. It is recommended that “Business Casual” is worn such as a dress shirt, polo shirt, slacks or nice jeans. Few judges have banned cell phones in the courtroom.  Most allow cell phones to be used but ask that the phones are turned to silent/vibrate.

Police Stations in Pinal County for Pioneer Justice Court Arizona

Below is a list of the police stations in Pinal County where a suspect might be taken after an arrest and before an Initial Appearance at the Pioneer Justice Court. While in police custody, take the time to call Dove Law Firm so that we can immediately take action to protect your rights and defenses. (877) DOVE LAW or (877) 368-3529.

Apache Junction Police Station

1001 N Idaho Road
Apache Junction, Arizona 85119

Pinal County Sheriff Station

971 N Jason Lopez Circle
Florence, Arizona 85132

What happens at the first hearing in Apache Junction Justice Court: Initial Appearances (IA)

What happens At The First Hearing In Pioneer Justice Court; Initial Appearances (IA):

The first hearing in Pioneer Justice Court that is set after a criminal charge and a summons is issued is the Initial Appearance or IA. If you are not present at that hearing, a warrant can be issued by the judge. During the Initial Appearance, a judge will advise the defendants of their charges and will address release conditions.  If you hire a private attorney, they can ask that a non-guilty plea be entered on your behalf regarding all charges and that the court set the matter for a pretrial conference.  Otherwise, you will need to appear and speak directly with the judge regarding your charges.

How Lawyers at Dove Law Firm Can Help You At Your Apache Junction Justice Court Initial Appearance (IA)

How Lawyers at Dove Law Firm Can Help You At Your Pioneer Justice Court Initial Appearance (IA)

If you hire a Dove Law Firm Pioneer Justice attorney, we will file motions for you to be released on your own recognizance, vacate the initial appearance, and enter a not guilty plea on the charges.  If the judge signs the motion, you will not need to show to the IA date and the court will set the next hearing, a pretrial conference. Our Pioneer attorneys will obtain the date of the first pretrial hearing and attend that hearing in your place.  We will gather all the evidence and discovery from the Pioneer Prosecutor and will provide you with constant updates, offers and strategies.

Pretrial Hearings In The Apache Junction Justice Court

Pretrial Hearings In The Pioneer Justice Court

After the initial appearance in Pioneer Justice Court, the next court date is named a pretrial conference or pretrial hearing. At that hearing your attorney will gather discovery, initiate negotiations with the prosecutor and present defenses on your behalf. The case should resolve within three or four pretrial hearings over a three-month period.  If it does not resolve in that time period, the judge will often set if for trial.

Who Is The Pioneer Justice Court Judge?

Name of the Pioneer Justice Court Judge(s)

Below is a list of the Judges you may appear before at the Pioneer Justice Court.

Judge Shaun Babeu in Courtroom #1
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DUI Penalties In Apache Junction Justice Courts

DUI Penalties In Pioneer Justice Courts

In the Pioneer Justice Court system, the Defendant will face jail time for DUI while fines and fees can vary enormously. There are four types of DUI that can be charged, and many different offers that a prosecutor can present. An experienced DUI lawyer will know the type of offer that contains the statutory minimums. For more information on the typical consequences and law regarding the different types of DUI in the Pinal County visit my page titled Apache Junction DUI or press the button below.

Why Hire An Apache Junction Justice Court Defense Attorney?

Why Hire A Dove Law Firm Pioneer Justice Court Defense Attorney?

At Dove Law Firm our Pioneer Justice Court attorneys will guide you through the difficult and complicated process of the Pioneer Justice Court system.  Your rights will be protected, and you will receive expert advice regarding your current situation. Having been raised in Arizona, Shawn Dove is comfortable with addressing all courts within Pinal and Maricopa.

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