Commissioner Information

Commissioner Duties

The commissioners of Superior Court preside over the following:

  • Judgment Debtor Exams
  • Name Changes
  • Forcible Detainers
  • Garnishments
  • Defaults
  • Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Order of Continuing Lien

Commissioner Case Scheduling 

  • Civil Administration is responsible for setting hearings listed on this page with the exception of Injunctions Against Harassment.
  • To schedule a hearing assigned to a Civil commissioner, please contact Civil Administration at 602-506-1497.
  • The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM except on County holidays.

Civil Presiding Judge
Pamela Gates


Luke Emerson
Civil Department Administrator
Contact the Civil Department

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