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Decree on Demand

Decree on Demand is a Court service that allows individuals whose cases have meet the statutory time limit to schedule a default hearing. A default hearing can be scheduled by calling 602-372-3332.

In order to determine if your case is ready for a default hearing, please make sure that you have completed the Default Screening Checklist and have it available when you schedule your hearing. On the date and time of your hearing you will check in at;

Downtown Court Complex - 201 West Jefferson Street 3rd Floor, Phoenix Arizona 85003

Once you arrive the staff will review your paperwork and file. If any discrepancies are found you will be given an opportunity to correct the discrepancy, if possible, prior to the hearing. Once your paperwork is approved, you will be directed to a courtroom. If you case involves children you will meet with a staff member to complete a child support calculation and review your parenting plan.

Statutory time limits:

  • Non-publication dissolution cases require 60 days after service and 10 court days after filing the Application and Affidavit of Default, whichever date is later.
  • Publication dissolution matters require 90 days after service and 10 court days after filing the Application and Affidavit for Default, whichever date comes later.

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