Civil: Tort non-motor vehicle, tort motor vehicle, contracts, medical malpractice, and other cases as deemed appropriate by the judge.
Probate: Contested decedent estate cases, adult guardianship, and conservatorship matters.What are the advantages of a settlement conference?
For civil and probate cases, the settlement conference is held outside the court at a location chosen by the judge pro tempore who is facilitating the session. The judge pro tempore may opt to conduct the settlement conference at Alternative Dispute Resolution, Downtown Justice Center, 620 W. Jackson St., Suite 2049, Phoenix AZ. All settlement conference participants should expect to attend the settlement conference for at least 2 to 3 hours.Who presides over a settlement conference?