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Division 1 - Honorable Charles W. Gurtler



Judges Bio,

Judge Gurtler was appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court as Judge Pro Tempore with the Juvenile Division in April, 1994. He served as Judge Pro Tem until elected as Judge of Division 1 in 2002.

Judge Gurtler graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in History/Political Science in 1983. He received numerous awards including graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Judge Gurtler received his Juris Doctorate Degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego in 1986. He was voted the Outstanding Commercial Law Student by law school faculty; interned for the Honorable John Hargrove, Bankruptcy Judge; named to the Dean's List and received the American Jurisprudence Award in International Law.

Judge Gurtler's current case assignment is civil matters filed in Bullhead City, 30% of all civil matters filed in Kingman, probates, guardianships/ conservatorships, matters in Bullhead City and Juvenile Delinquency cases filed in Bullhead City.


Court Calendar

Division 1 Court Calendar is posted each day at 4:00pm. Please click here to view current calendar.

Court Reporter

Kim Faehn

Phone: (928)758-0736




Court Room Policies and Procedures
  • Civil Case Management Plan






    Division Information


    2225 Trane Road
    Bullhead City, AZ. 86442
    (928) 758-0726
    (928) 758-1988 Fax

    Judicial Administrative Assistance:


    Email: division1