Public Observation for Animal Seizure Hearing

Oct. 9, 2023
Municipal Court Building

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Chandler Municipal Court has announced measures to accommodate public observers on Oct. 11 for the animal seizure hearing, due to the limited seating in the courtroom.

A total of 25 members of the public will be allowed inside the courtroom to observe the hearing. On Oct. 11, at 8:30 a.m., the court will begin issuing 25 wristbands to individuals that express interest in attending the animal seizure hearing on a first-come, first-served basis.

Anyone who does not have a wristband, will not be admitted into the hearing. Individuals must be present to receive a wristband, and only one wristband will be issued per individual.

Audio livestream of the hearing will be available at Chandler Municipal Court Live Audio Stream

The courthouse will remain open to the public for business and total occupancy rate will be monitored and enforced.

Anyone entering the courthouse must be screened for prohibited weapons and maintain proper decorum. There is no photography, recording, livestreaming and/or broadcasting permitted inside the courthouse.