Sue Hall was appointed Clerk of the Court by the Governor of Arizona on March 10, 1994. She was then elected to the Office by the voters of Apache County in November, 1994 and has been re-elected and held the position since that time. During her term of office, Sue Hall has established a good working rapport with the other Courts in Apache County as well as the State. She has supported and been a key player in the implementation of a number of court automation projects designed to improve services, enhance operations, reduce expenses, and provide informative and innovative
programs for the court and the citizens
of Apache County. This web site will help to consolidate an access point for court related information and make resources more easily available to the public.
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK:
The Clerk of the Superior Court is the record keeper for the Court, as well as the collector of all fees, fines, bonds, and restitution. The Clerk's Office is the first stop in initiating any Superior Court action in Child Support, Civil (Passport, Marriage License, Protection Order, Divorce/Dissolution, Legal Records), Criminal (Appeals), Probate (Guardianship and Conservatorship), Mental Health, Tax or Domestic Relations Matters (Conciliation and Mediation, Paternity/Maternity). The Superior Court also oversees Juvenile Court filings such as Adoption, Dependency, Severance, and Delinquency Actions.
The Court Clerk is one of the oldest of public servant offices. The office can be traced back before Biblical times. The title is derived from the Middle Ages when a "clerk" was a member of a religious order. Since, for all practical purposes, the scholarship of the Middle Ages was limited to the clergy, the name "Clerk" came to be synonymous with "Scholar". In 1272 AD the Office of the Clerk appears contained with the Corporation of Old London.