Welcome to the website for the Kingman / Cerbat Justice Court. This site is intended to serve as an informational resource for the citizens of Mohave County and other customers of the Kingman / Cerbat Justice Court.

If you have any problem accessing any portion of this website, or you believe additional content or information should be available that is not contained here, please feel free to contact the Kingman / Cerbat Justice Court at kingmanjustice@mohavecourts.com

We hope you find this information useful, and we look forward to providing accurate and comprehensive web services to the citizens of Mohave County.

Please take a moment and meet our Judges, Judge Tinnell and Judge Huerta.


P.O. Box 29
524 West Beale Street
Kingman, AZ 86402

Map / Directions

Phone: (928)753-0710
Fax: (928)753-7840

Email: KingmanJustice@mohavecourts.com

Justice of the Peace: Dave Huerta

Honorable Judge Dave Huerta was appointed as the Kingman Justice of the Peace in April 2013. Prior to his appointment, he worked for the Arizona Department of Public Safety for 25 years, eventually retiring in 2011.

Judge Huerta believes his 25 years experience working with and for the people of Mohave County and within the judicial system serves him well in current position. He and his wife have been long time residents of Kingman and Mohave County, raising their family here. Throughout the years, he has been involved in several youth programs including coaching youth sports. Judge Huerta believes in the importance of informing the public of the judiciary and conducts numerous speaking engagements throughout the community. 

Justice of the Peace: Virlynn Tinnell

Honorable Judge Virlynn Tinnell served as the Clerk of the Superior Court from 1999 until her retirement in April 2021 when she was appointed as the Cerbat Justice of the Peace by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors. During her tenure as Clerk, Judge Tinnell actively participated on several Statewide committees and served as a director with the National Association for Court Management.     

In 2020 Judge Tinnell received the Administration of Justice Award from the Arizona Supreme Court. 

Court Calendar published each day at 3:00pm.    

Types of Cases Courtroom Policies and Procedures 
Criminal Misdemeanor
County Ordinances
Orders of Protection
Injunction Against Harassment
Small Claims
Civil Claims
Forcible / Special Detainers

If you have official court business, check in at the counter before entering the courtroom.

  • No Firearms or weapons permitted
  • No food or drink allowed
  • All defendants, plaintiffs and victims should check in at front counter prior to court
  • No children under 12 years of age allowed in court without prior approval
  • These proceedings are electronically recorded
  • The wearing of hats, colors and sunglasses is prohibited in the courtroom.

Trial Call Schedule

Monday 9:00 Evictions


Civil Hearings
1:30 Custodies, IA's & Arraignments / Judgment & Sentencing, Walk-Ins
2:30 Misdemeanor Court Trials


Traffic IA's DUI's/ Criminal Traffic, OSC's
1:00 Pretrial's ( For Defendant's with Attorneys)
1:30 Custodies, IA's & OSC's
2:00 Pretrial's ( For Defendant's with Attorneys)


DPS Traffic Trials & MCSO Traffic Trials
10:00 Misdemeanor IA's & OSC's
1:30 Custodies, IA's Arraignments Judgment & Sentencing
1:30 Walk-ins as time permits
2:30 Misdemeanor Court Trials


Jury Trials / Court Trials
9:00 Evictions
10:00 Civil Hearings
1:30 Custodies, IA's & Arraignments
1:30 Walk-ins as time permits
2:30 Civil Hearings


Felony IA's, Summons
10:00 Change of Pleas, Misdemeanor, Traffic, DUI
1:30 Custodies, IA's & Arraignments Judgment & Sentencing
1:30 Change of Pleas, Felony Filings, Preliminary Hearings

Kingman Justice Court Links

Justice Court Filing Fees

Additional Civil Filing Fee pursuant to ARS 22-281E

No Insurance Violation Information

Credit Card Authorization for Payment of Fines Form

Record Search Form

Main Court Forms Page