Date Case / incident / event type Description Notes
c. 2000 BCE Misc. Lang Zi of Zheng Fa spreads his philosophy of detainment through his country and starts an international network of connections.
7th Century Misc. The Holy Mother and Lady Kee'ra establish the Kingdom of Khura'in.
1818 Misc. Lordly Tailor is established.
DGS-67 Birth Sanmon Sonohigurashi
DGS-62 Birth Beppo
DGS-54 Birth Mortar Milverton
DGS-53 Birth Hart Vortex
DGS-52 Birth Taketsuchi Auchi
DGS-51 Birth Harry Barricade
DGS-48 Birth Cosney Megundal, Hatch Windibank
DGS-47 Birth Elyder Meningen, John Watson
DGS-46 Birth John Garrideb
DGS-45 Birth Tobias Gregson
DGS-43 Birth Seishirou Jigoku, Yūjin Mikotoba, Klimt van Zieks
DGS-42 Birth Rumba Marmatch
DGS-40 Birth Everyday Mittlemont
DGS-39 Birth Courtney Sithe
DGS-38 Birth Mrs. Altamont, Joan Garrideb, Heita Mamemomi, Taizou Uzukumaru
DGS-37 Birth Mitrov Stroganov
DGS-36 Birth Anna Mittlemont
DGS-35 Birth Enoch Drebber
DGS-34 Birth Oscar Fairplay, Sherlock Holmes
DGS-33 Birth Benjamin Dobinbough, Sōseki Natsume, Barok van Zieks
DGS-31 Birth William Petenshy
DGS-30 Birth Satoru Hosonaga
DGS-27 Birth Robert Crogley, Tully Tinpillar
DGS-26 Birth Connette Rozaic, Maurice de Quilco, Nemmy Tinpillar
DGS-25 Birth Jezail Brett, Marco di Gicho
DGS-24 Birth Ryūnosuke Naruhodō, Kazuma Asōgi
DGS-23 Birth Decargo Mieterman, Patrick O'Malley
DGS-21 Birth Rola O'Malley, Adam Redifast, Duncan Ross
DGS-20 Birth Viridian Green
DGS-19 Birth Maria Goulloyne
DGS-18 Birth Gina Lestrade
DGS-16 Birth Susato Mikotoba, Haori Murasame Susato's mother Ayame dies in childbirth.
DGS-16 Misc. Genshin Asōgi, Yūjin Mikotoba, and Seishirou Jigoku arrive in London from Japan to study abroad.
DGS-15 Birth Nikomina Borschevic
DGS-11 Birth Gotts
November DGS-11 Professor Killings The serial killer "Professor" murders three British nobles and the Chief Justice of London.
May DGS-10 Misc. Balmung the hound dies.
May 31, DGS-10 Professor Killings Klimt van Zieks is killed in a duel.
June DGS-10 Professor Killings Secret trial of Genshin Asōgi for allegedly being the serial killer "Professor". Barok van Zieks makes his court début.
June DGS-10 Birth Iris Watson Her mother, a young lady of the Baskerville family, dies in childbirth, so she is cared for by Yūjin Mikotoba. He names her after his deceased wife, Ayame.
June DGS-10 Professor Killings Secret trial of Genshin Asōgi for allegedly being the Professor. Barok van Zieks makes his court début.
June 17, DGS-10 Misc. Genshin Asōgi is killed by Seishirou Jigoku.
June 18, DGS-10 Misc. Elyder Meningen publishes an article in the Daily Circus newspaper about Genshin Asōgi's death, exposing Enoch Drebber as a grave robber.
June 25, DGS-10 Misc. Everyday Mittlemont is fired from his job at Berkly Prison for aiding in the escape of Genshin Asōgi.
DGS-10 Misc. Yūjin Mikotoba leaves Iris Watson in the care of Sherlock Holmes and returns to Japan.
DGS-5 Misc. Barok van Zieks takes a leave of absence.
DGS-2 Misc. Iris takes on the Watson name.
November DGS-1 Misc.
  • Selden goes to prison and is put on death row for charges of eighteen cases of robbery and six cases of murder.
  • Duncan Ross moves into his former flat in John Garrideb's flat complex.
  • William Petenshy escapes from prison and takes up residence in the flat below.
  • Selden dies of illness.
November 19, DGS-1 The Adventure of the Great Departure John Watson is murdered.
November 22, DGS-1 The Adventure of the Great Departure Secret trial of Ryūnosuke Naruhodō for the murder of John Watson. He represents himself, thus marking his début as a lawyer.
December 30, DGS-1 Misc. Ryūnosuke Naruhodō, Kazuma Asōgi, and Susato Mikotoba leave for London on the steamship Alaclair.
January DGS The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro Duncan Ross is murdered.
January 9, DGS The Adventure of the Unbreakable Speckled Band Kazuma Asōgi is supposedly accidentally killed. In actuality, he survives, but is afflicted with amnesia and left in Hong Kong.
February 15, DGS The Adventure of the Runaway Room Mortar Milverton is murdered.
February 17, DGS The Adventure of the Clouded Kokoro Viridian Green attempts to murder William Petenshy, and is accidentally stabbed in back by Joan Garrideb and goes into a coma.
February 18, DGS The Adventure of the Runaway Room Ryūnosuke Naruhodō and Susato Mikotoba arrive in the Great British Empire. Ryūnosuke makes his English court début in the trial of Cosney Megundal for the murder of Mortar Milverton. Megundal is burned to death after the trial.
February 20, DGS The Adventure of the Clouded Kokoro Trial of Sōseki Natsume for the attempted murder of Viridian Green.
February 21, DGS The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro
  • William Petenshy is indirectly and non-fatally poisoned.
  • Viridian Green awakens from her coma.
February 22-23, DGS The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro Trial of Sōseki Natsume for the attempted murder of William Petenshy.
February 24, DGS Misc. Sōseki Natsume leaves for Japan. His cat, Wagahai, is left in the care of Iris Watson.
April 16, DGS The Adventure of the Unspeakable Story Hatch Windibank is murdered. Sherlock Holmes is injured.
April 17, DGS The Adventure of the Unspeakable Story Trial of Gina Lestrade for the murder of Hatch Windibank.
April 18, DGS Misc. Susato Mikotoba leaves for Japan.
DGS Misc. Ryūnosuke Naruhodō and Tobias Gregson are suspended from work due to the events of the trial.
June, DGS Misc. Susato Mikotoba arrives in Japan.
July, DGS Misc. Kazuma Asōgi arrives in the Great British Empire on a cargo ship and is appointed as the "Masked Disciple" to Barok van Zieks by Hart Vortex.
August 11, DGS The Adventure of the Blossoming Attorney Jezail Brett is murdered.
August 13, DGS The Adventure of the Blossoming Attorney Trial of Haori Murasame for the murder of Jezail Brett. Susato Mikotoba makes her court début disguised as "Ryūtarō Naruhodō".
September DGS Misc. Trial of Elyder Meningen for being the leader of a crime syndicate. Because of the corrupted jury, he is found not guilty.
September 4, DGS Misc. Susato Mikotoba leaves for the Great British Empire.
September 11, DGS Misc. Yūjin Mikotoba and Seishirou Jigoku leave for the Great British Empire.
DGS Misc. Tobias Gregson's suspension is lifted.
October 21, DGS The Return of the Great Departed Soul Elyder Meningen is murdered.
October 22, DGS Misc. Ryūnosuke Naruhodō's suspension is lifted.
October 23, DGS Misc. Susato Mikotoba arrives in the Great British Empire.
October 23-24, DGS The Return of the Great Departed Soul Trial of Benjamin Dobinbough for the murder of Elyder Meningen.
October 31, DGS Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Tobias Gregson is murdered.
November 1, DGS Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Yūjin Mikotoba and Seishirou Jigoku arrive in the Great British Empire.
November 2-4, DGS Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Secret trial of Barok van Zieks for the murder of Tobias Gregson.
November 4, DGS Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Hart Vortex is removed from his position as Chief Justice of London.
November 7, DGS Misc. Ryūnosuke Naruhodō, Susato Mikotoba, and Yūjin Mikotoba return to Japan.
Early 1900s Misc. The first "de Killer" appears.
1940-1 Birth Bruto Cadaverini
1942-3 Birth Ives Shineto [1]
1946-7 Birth Quercus Alba
1950-1 Birth Blaise Debeste, Victor Kudo
1951-2 Birth Damon Gant, Magnifi Gramarye, Manfred von Karma
1952-3 Birth Marvin Grossberg
1956-7 Birth Zinc Lablanc
1957-8 Birth Taifu Toneido
1958-9 Birth Tyrell Badd, Bonnie Young
1959-60 Birth Deid Mann
1960-1 Birth Di-Jun Huang
1961-2 Birth Jeffrey Master
1962-3 Birth Pierre Hoquet
1963-4 Birth Archie Buff
1964-5 Birth Yuri Cosmos, Dane Gustavia, Winston Payne, Yanni Yogi
1965-6 Birth Russell Berry
1966-7 Birth Gregory Edgeworth
1967-8 Birth Ernest Amano
1968-9 Birth Colin Devorae, Robert Hammond
1969-70 Birth Winfred Kitaki, Jack Shipley
1970 Birth Misty Fey Ages three years between Turnabout Goodbyes and Bridge to the Turnabout
1970-1 Birth Bikini, Kane Bullard
1971-2 Birth Moe, Gaspen Payne
1972 Birth Frank Sahwit Ages three years between The First Turnabout and The Imprisoned Turnabout
1972-3 Birth Joe Darke, Byrne Faraday [2]
1972-3 Misc. Taifu Toneido begins his rakugo performer career.
1973-4 Birth Drew Misham
1975-6 Birth Jack Cameron From SS5 Documents
1976-7 Birth Phineas Filch, Furio Tigre
1976-7 Misc. Manfred von Karma begins his prosecutor career.
1977-8 Birth Redd White
1978-9 Birth Zak Gramarye
1979-80 Birth Jean Armstrong, Constance Courte, Guy Eldoon, Jack Hammer, Pal Meraktis
1980-1 Birth Bruce Goodman, Rex Kyubi, Mack Rell, Frank Sahwit (for the GBA, DS, and Wii versions of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney; see the Development section on the Frank Sahwit page for details)
1981-2 Birth Datz Are'bal, Valant Gramarye, Inga Karkhuul Khura'in, Aristotle Means, Colias Palaeno, Patricia Roland, Damian Tenma
1982-3 Birth Turner Grey, Dhurke Sahdmadhi, Raymond Shields, Dee Vasquez
1983-4 Birth Amara Sigatar Khura'in, Plum Kitaki, Jake Marshall, Ethan Rooke
1984-5 Birth Luke Atmey, Katherine Hall, Ga'ran Sigatar Khura'in, Sal Manella, Ted Tonate
1985-6 Birth Jill Crane, Godot, Tahrust Inmee, Lamiroir, Angel Starr
1986 Birth Dick Gumshoe Ages six years between Turnabout Reminiscence and Turnabout Ablaze
1986-7 Birth Herman Crab, Dick Gumshoe, Benjamin Woodman
1987-8 Birth Manny Coachen, Jay Elbird, Terry Fawles, Neil Marshall, Dustin Prince, Lana Skye Dustin Prince's birthday is September 6, 1987
1989-90 Birth Aura Blackquill, Spark Brushel, Buddy Faith, Mia Fey, Valerie Hawthorne, Ka-Shi Nou, Jacques Portsman, Shih-na
1990-1 Birth Bellboy, Norma DePlume, Glen Elg, Akbey Hicks, Romein LeTouse
1991-2 Birth Acro, Pees'lubn Andistan'dhin, Owen Gonzales, Shi-Long Lang, Doug Swallow [3]
1992-3 Birth Justine Courtney, Miles Edgeworth, Roger Retinz, Phoenix Wright
1993-4 Birth Larry Butz, Viola Cadaverini, Bobby Fulbright, Kristoph Gavin, Dahlia Hawthorne, Iris, Florent L'Belle, April May, Will Powers, Solomon Starbuck, Geiru Toneido
1994-5 Birth Adrian Andrews, Lotta Hart, Simon Keyes, Horace Knightley, Mike Meekins, Cammy Meele, Cindy Stone, Rhoda Teneiro
1995-6 Birth Bat, Maggey Byrde, Desirée DeLite, Ron DeLite, Paht Rohl, Richard Wellington
1996-7 Birth Juan Corrida, Matt Engarde, Max Galactica, Beh'leeb Inmee, Karin Jenson, Ini Miney
1996-7 Misc. Berry Big Circus opens for the first time.
1997-8 Birth Lance Amano, Manov Mistree
1998-9 Birth Simon Blackquill, Penny Nichols, Nicole Swift
1998-9 Misc. Misty Fey becomes Master of the Kurain Channeling Technique. [4]
1999 Birth Maya Fey, Franziska von Karma
1999-2000 Birth Candice Arme, Lauren Paups, Uendo Toneido
2000 Misc. The Master Group releases Coldkiller X.
December 24, 2000 IS-7 Incident
December 26, 2000 IS-7 Incident Beginning of the trial of Jeffrey Master for the murder of Issac Dover.
2000-1 Birth Ema Skye
2001 Class trial Phoenix Wright is accused of stealing Miles Edgeworth's lunch money and put on "trial" in front of his classmates.
December 21, 2001 IS-7 Incident Dane Gustavia flees to Zheng Fa.
December 28, 2001 IS-7 Incident Conclusion of the trial of Jeffrey Master for the IS-7 Incident. Jeffrey Master is falsely convicted of being an accomplice to the murder, but Manfred von Karma receives the first penalty in his career from Chief Prosecutor Blaise Debeste.
December 28, 2001 DL-6 Incident
  • Gregory Edgeworth is murdered hours after the conclusion of the IS-7 trial.
  • Manfred von Karma takes a vacation for the only time in his career.
  • Raymond Shields takes over Edgeworth Law Offices.
2001-2 Birth Regina Berry, Daryan Crescend, Sebastian Debeste, Kay Faraday, Klavier Gavin, Pierce Nichody, Hugh O'Conner, Selena Sprocket Assumes that Selena Sprocket died at age 25
June 2002 Misc. Manfred von Karma returns from the only vacation in his career.
2002-3 Birth Paul Atishon, Dumas Gloomsbury, Nahyuta Sahdmadhi Paul Atishon's birthday is July 11, 2002
2003-4 Misc. Thalassa Gramarye marries Jove Justice. Occurs 24 years before the events of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice[5]
2003-4 Birth Apollo Justice, Sorin Sprocket, Wesley Stickler, Azura Summers, Clay Terran
  • [6]
  • Apollo Justice is born in late 2003. (Taizen)
December 21, 2004 Misc. Dane Gustavia returns from Zheng Fa and becomes a world-renowned pastry chef.
2004-5 Birth Sasha Buckler, Olga Orly, Alita Tiala
2004-5 Khura'in royal residence fire Queen Amara Sigatar Khura'in's royal residence is set on fire. Jove Justice is killed, while Amara disappears and is presumed dead. Dhurke Sahdmadhi adopts Jove's son Apollo. Amara is succeeded by Ga'ran.
June 14, 2005 Misc. The Defense Culpability Act is enacted.
2005-6 Birth John Marsh, Marlon Rimes
2006-7 Birth Wocky Kitaki, Vera Misham, Ellen Wyatt, Puhray Zeh'lot
February 9-10, 2007 SS-5 Incident
  • At some point before the incident, Amy Marsh sends President Di-Jun Huang of Zheng Fa a message that their son John has "just been born" and to come to the Happy Family Home orphanage on February 9.
  • Jack Cameron is murdered and Huang is kidnapped for ransom. The government of Zheng Fa pays the ransom, and Huang is seemingly returned unharmed.
  • Patricia Roland is tried for the incident and is ruled innocent. Dai-Long Lang resigns from the police afterward.
  • Simon Keyes runs away from the Happy Family Home orphanage.
  • Horace Knightley is identified as the true heir to Pierre Hoquet and receives his belongings.
2007-8 Birth Bucky Whet
2007-8 Disappearance of Dahlia Hawthorne Dahlia Hawthorne steals a diamond from her father and fakes a kidnapping. She goes missing after falling off Dusky Bridge and is presumed dead. Terry Fawles is arrested and convicted for her apparent murder.
2008-9 Birth Athena Cykes, Bonny de Famme, Betty de Famme, Robin Newman, Juniper Woods
2008-9 KG-8 Incident
  • Cece Yew is murdered.
  • Manny Coachen is tried for the murder and is ruled innocent.
  • Colin Devorae is arrested for the murder and sent to prison.
2009-10 Birth Pearl Fey, Cody Hackins, Myriam Scuttlebutt, unnamed von Karma (Manfred's granddaughter, Franziska's niece)
2009-10 Misc. Miles Edgeworth passes his bar exam. (Taizen)
2010-1 Birth Trucy Wright
2010-1 Death of Manuel Manuel is accidentally killed while filming a fight scene at Global Studios.
2011-2 Birth Jinxie Tenma, Machi Tobaye
2012 Misc. Franziska von Karma becomes a prosecutor in Germany.
August 2012 Misc. Dick Gumshoe becomes a detective.
September 8, 2012 Turnabout Reminiscence Deid Mann is murdered.
September 10, 2012 Turnabout Reminiscence Trial of Mack Rell for the murder of Deid Mann. Rell and Byrne Faraday are murdered during a trial recess.
2012-3 Misc. Dhurke Sahdmadhi takes Apollo Justice back to the United States. Soon afterward, he learns that Amara Sigatar Khura'in is still alive, and takes her out of Ga'ran Palace to live with him.
February 14, 2013 Turnabout Beginnings Terry Fawles briefly escapes police custody to meet with Valerie Hawthorne, who is murdered.
February 16, 2013 Turnabout Beginnings Trial of Terry Fawles for the murder of Valerie Hawthorne. Miles Edgeworth and Mia Fey make their court debut.
August 27, 2013 Poisoning of Diego Armando Dahlia Hawthorne poisons Diego Armando, who goes into a coma. Phoenix Wright meets Hawthorne, who plants the poison on Wright to ward off suspicion.
2013-4 Birth Rayfa Padma Khura'in Her birthday is December 24, 2013
2013-4 Misc.
  • Amy Marsh dies. Her cousin, Justine Courtney, adopts her son John, who takes up acting.
  • Amara Sigatar and Rayfa Padma Khura'in are found and sent to Ga'ran Palace. Rayfa is raised in the royal family as if she were Ga'ran's daughter.
  • The three-day trial limit is implemented, resulting in what is now known as the initial trial court system.
April 9, 2014 Turnabout Memories Doug Swallow is murdered.
April 11, 2014 Turnabout Memories Trial of Phoenix Wright for the murder of Doug Swallow.
2014-5 Misc. Roger Retinz is injured during a reckless stunt. He is later ousted from Troupe Gramarye.
August 2014 - February 19, 2015 SL-9 Incident
  • Joe Darke kills five people. He eventually turns himself in.
  • Neil Marshall is murdered. Darke is convicted of all six murders and is executed.
2015-6 Birth Armie Buff
2015-6 Misc.
  • Celeste Inpax commits suicide. Adrian Andrews attempts suicide shortly after, but her attempt is unsuccessful and she receives counselling.
  • Thalassa Gramarye disappears after being apparently killed in a mishap during a magic trick.
  • Geiru Toneido begins her rakugo performer career.
May 2, 2016 Misc. A malpractice incident at the Grey Surgical Clinic kills 14 patients.
May 24, 2016 Misc. The Miney sisters are involved in a car accident. Only one survives; she is hospitalized at the Hotti Clinic and her face is reconstructed using Ini Miney's driver's license photo as a reference.
July 30, 2016 Misc. Cindy Stone returns from her trip to Paris, France.
July 31 (games), 2016 The First Turnabout Cindy Stone is murdered.
August 3 (games), 2016 The First Turnabout Trial of Larry Butz for the murder of Cindy Stone. Phoenix Wright makes his court debut.
September 5, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Mia Fey is murdered.
September 7, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Mia Fey.
September 9, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Trial of Phoenix Wright for the murder of Mia Fey. Phoenix Wright inherits ownership of Fey & Co. Law Offices, renaming it Wright & Co. Law Offices.
October 15, 2016 Turnabout Samurai Jack Hammer is killed.
October 18-20, 2016 Turnabout Samurai Trial of Will Powers for the murder of Jack Hammer.
December 2016 Misc. "Ini" Miney is released from the hospital.
December 24, 2016 Turnabout Goodbyes Robert Hammond is murdered.
December 26-28, 2016 Turnabout Goodbyes Trial of Miles Edgeworth for the murder of Robert Hammond.
December 28, 2016 DL-6 Incident Right after the verdict on his previous trial, Miles Edgeworth confesses to the DL-6 Incident and is put on trial again, one day before the statute of limitations applies to the incident.
December 29, 2016 Misc. Maya Fey leaves for Kurain Village to continue her spirit medium training.
February 21, 2017 Rise from the Ashes Bruce Goodman is murdered.
February 23-25, 2017 Rise from the Ashes
  • Trial of Lana Skye for the murder of Bruce Goodman.
  • Trés Bien is established around this time.
  • After the trial, Ema Skye goes to Europe to study to be a forensic scientist.
  • After the trial, Miles Edgeworth leaves the country, leaving a note stating, "Miles Edgeworth chooses death."
March 2017 Misc. Maggey Byrde starts dating Dustin Prince.
March 20, 2017 Misc. Max Galactica signs a contract with the Berry Big Circus.
June 2017 Berry Big Circus biting incident Léon the lion injures Bat at the Berry Big Circus. Bat goes into a coma, and his brother Acro is injured trying to defend him, losing the use of his legs. Léon is put down by the ringmaster Russell Berry.
June 19, 2017 Reunion, and Turnabout Turner Grey is murdered.
June 21-22, 2017 Reunion, and Turnabout Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Turner Grey. She returns to Wright & Co. Law Offices after the trial.
September 6, 2017 The Lost Turnabout Dustin Prince is murdered.
September 8, 2017 The Lost Turnabout Trial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Dustin Prince. Phoenix Wright is assaulted shortly before the start of the trial, giving him temporary amnesia.
September/October 2017 Misc. Ron DeLite is dismissed from his job at KB Security for selling company information. [9]
December 20, 2017 Misc. Max Galactica negotiates a pay raise.
December 26, 2017 Misc. Phoenix Wright and Maya Fey take Pearl Fey on a trip to Berry Big Circus, where they witness Max Galactica's "flying" magic trick.
December 27, 2017 Turnabout Big Top Russell Berry is killed.
December 29-30, 2017 Turnabout Big Top Trial of Max Galactica for the murder of Russell Berry.
December 30, 2017 Misc. Miles Edgeworth boards a plane to return to the United States.
February 2018 Misc. The Pink Princess: Warrior of Little Olde Tokyo is concluded.
March 20, 2018 Farewell, My Turnabout
  • Juan Corrida is murdered.
  • Shelly de Killer kidnaps Maya Fey and holds her hostage to force Phoenix Wright to take Matt Engarde's case.
March 21, 2018 Misc. Phoenix Wright encounters Miles Edgeworth for the first time since his "death".
March 22-23, 2018 Farewell, My Turnabout Trial of Matt Engarde for the murder of Juan Corrida.
2018 Misc. Diego Armando awakens from his coma and joins the prosecutor's office under the name "Godot". It is presumed that this occurred after Farewell, My Turnabout given Godot's inclination to take on all of Phoenix Wright's cases.
March/April 2018 Misc. Ron DeLite begins his heist career as Mask☆DeMasque. [10]
July/September 2018 Misc. Viola Cadaverini is involved in a car accident and is hospitalized. Said to take place "4 months ago" or "6 months ago" depending on who is asked
August 23 / September 22, 2018 Misc. Adrian Andrews hires Luke Atmey as security to protect the Sacred Urn.
August 29 / September 28, 2018 Misc. Adrian Andrews accidentally breaks and repairs the Sacred Urn.
September/October 2, 2018 Misc. DeMasque's Calling Card is sent to Lordly Tailor, announcing Mask☆DeMasque's intention to steal the Sacred Urn.
September/October 12, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout
  • The Sacred Urn is stolen.
  • Kane Bullard is murdered.
The month depends on the language version
September/October 13, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout Trial of Ron DeLite for stealing the Sacred Urn.
September/October 14, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout
  • Trial of Luke Atmey for stealing the Sacred Urn.
  • Trial of Ron DeLite for the murder of Kane Bullard.
December 3, 2018 Recipe for Turnabout Glen Elg is murdered.
December 4, 2018 Recipe for Turnabout Trial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Glen Elg.
2018-9 Birth Ahlbi Ur'gaid
January 2019 Misc. Dahlia Hawthorne is executed.
January 7-8, 2019 Recipe for Turnabout Retrial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Glen Elg.
February 7, 2019 Bridge to the Turnabout Misty Fey is murdered.
February 9-10, 2019 Bridge to the Turnabout
  • Trial of Iris for the murder of Misty Fey.
  • Miles Edgeworth goes on a one-month overseas trip after the trial.
March 12, 2019 Turnabout Airlines
  • Akbey Hicks is murdered.
  • Miles Edgeworth returns from his trip.
March 13, 2019 The Kidnapped Turnabout Colin Devorae is killed.
March 14, 2019 Turnabout Visitor Buddy Faith is murdered.
March 14, 2019 Turnabout Ablaze Manny Coachen and Ka-Shi Nou are murdered.
March 14-15, 2019 Turnabout Ablaze Quercus Alba is removed from his position as ambassador of Allebahst.
March 17, 2019 Misc.
  • Trial of Quercus Alba for the murder of Manny Coachen.
  • Trial of Ernest Amano for actions concerning the death of Colin Devorae.
March 23, 2019 Misc. Shelly de Killer attempts to assassinate President Di-Jun Huang, but is overpowered and wounded by Ethan Rooke before escaping.
March 24, 2019 Misc. Trial of Quercus Alba in Cohdopia for the murder of Ka-Shi Nou.
March 25, 2019 Turnabout Target Both an attempted and a staged assassination of President Di-Jun Huang during a speech at Gourd Lake. Ethan Rooke is murdered during these events.
March 26, 2019 Misc.
  • Jay Elbird attacks Horace Knightley and a guard during his first escape from prison.
  • Katherine Hall steals some Megatoxin X from Delicia Scones in order to kill Dane Gustavia.
March 27, 2019 The Imprisoned Turnabout Horace Knightley is murdered.
April 2, 2019 Case The Inherited Turnabout
April 3, 2019 Misc. Sirhan Dogen escapes from prison.
April 4-6, 2019 Case The Forgotten Turnabout
April 5, 2019 Misc. Miles Edgeworth resigns as a prosecutor.
April 4-6, 2019 Case The Grand Turnabout
April 8, 2019 Misc. Miles Edgeworth is reinstated as a prosecutor.
April 13-19, 2019 Case Turnabout Succession
May 3, 2019 Misc. Phoenix Wright adopts Trucy Enigmar. Wright & Co. Law Offices is dissolved, and becomes Wright Talent Agency.
2019-2020 Misc.
October 7, 2020 Case UR-1 Incident Simon Blackquill is convicted and scheduled to receive the death penalty on December 21, 2027. His trial is generally considered the starting point of the so-called dark age of the law.
October 8, 2020 Misc. The HAT-1 rocket is launched to send the Hope probe into outer space. Solomon Starbuck manages to return to earth despite an attempt at sabotage.[13]
2022-3 Misc. Nahyuta Sahdmadhi begins his prosecutor career.
December 2025 Misc. A member of the Rivales family non-fatally shoots Wocky Kitaki. Pal Meraktis fails to remove the bullet, but tells the Kitaki family that the surgery was a success.
2025-6 Misc.
  • Ema Skye returns from Europe.
  • Maya Fey begins her training in Khura'in.
  • Manov Mistree succeeds Roger Retinz as the second "Mr. Reus".[14]
  • Puhray Zeh'lot is taken in by Tahrust and Beh'leeb Inmee.[15]
January 2026 Misc. Alita Tiala quits her job at the Meraktis Clinic, and she and Wocky Kitaki get engaged.
April 2026 Misc. Romein LeTouse becomes Lamiroir's manager.
April 16, 2026 Misc. Zak Gramarye returns to Phoenix Wright as "Shadi Smith" to give him the rights to Magnifi Gramarye's magic tricks to pass onto Trucy.
April 17 & 20, 2026 Case Turnabout Trump Apollo Justice makes his court debut. The Gavin Law Offices is dissolved.
June 14-17, 2026 Case Turnabout Corner Apollo Justice joins the Wright Talent Agency, which in turn is renamed the Wright Anything Agency.
July 7-10, 2026 Case Turnabout Serenade
July 20, 2026 Incident Death of Azura Summers
October 6-10, 2026 Case Turnabout Succession Vera Misham is hospitalized after unknowingly ingesting atroquinine that was on her fingernail polish, but recovers.
December 2026 Misc.
  • Miles Edgeworth is promoted to Chief Prosecutor.[16]
  • Bobby Fulbright dies. His body remains unidentified for a year.
March 8, 2027 Incident Selena Sprocket, Sorin Sprocket, and Dumas Gloomsbury suffer a car accident on the way to Selena's engagement party. Selena dies of her injuries, and Sorin develops a memory disorder.[17][18]
April 17-19, 2027 Case The Monstrous Turnabout Athena Cykes returns to the United States, joins the Wright Anything Agency, and makes her court debut as co-counsel to lead defense attorney Apollo Justice.
July 20-22, 2027 Case Turnabout Reclaimed Phoenix Wright's first trials after regaining his attorney's badge
August 25, 2027 Misc. The Crystal of Ami Fey is reported stolen from the Atishon residence.[19]
October 23-26, 2027 Case Turnabout Academy
November 2027 Misc. Armie Buff and her mother are injured in an arson attack. Armie is confined to a wheelchair, and her mother dies from her injuries.[20] Armie also develops severe pyrophobia as a result.
December 14, 2027 Misc. The Hope probe returns to Earth.[21]
December 15-20, 2027 Case The Cosmic Turnabout / Turnabout Countdown / Turnabout for Tomorrow
April 23-24, 2028 Case The Foreign Turnabout
April 27-28, 2028 Case The Magical Turnabout
April 29 - May 1, 2028 Misc. Trucy in Gramarye-Land is performed at Penrose Theater.
May 8-12, 2028 Case The Rite of Turnabout
May 12-13, 2028 Case Turnabout Storyteller
May 15-19, 2028 Case Turnabout Revolution
May 20, 2028 Misc. Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Athena Cykes, Trucy Wright, and Miles Edgeworth return from Khura'in. Apollo Justice stays behind to reopen Dhurke's old law office as the Justice Law Offices.
2028 Misc. Maya Fey concludes her training in Khura'in and becomes a fully-qualified leader of Kurain Village.
2028 Birth Faitah Inmee
September 20-23, 2028 Case Turnabout Time Traveler
September 30, 2028 Misc. Wedding reception of Ellen Wyatt and Sorin Sprocket. Among those in attendance at the ceremony are Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Larry Butz, Athena Cykes, Miles Edgeworth, and Ema Skye.


  1. Phoenix: My client's neighbor -- one Ives Shineto, age 85 -- gave the following statement: "The Atishons showed me the crystal back when I was but a lad."
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
  2. Gumshoe: Joe Darke was 42 at the time of the crime. He was just your run-of-the-mill businessman.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Rise from the Ashes (in English). 2005.
  3. Patches: He's a baseball player! A really great one, too! Owen Gonzales, thirty-six years old. He's a "cleanup," fourth-place hitter, of course.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Storyteller (in English). 2016.
  4. Bikini: It all happened twenty years ago... After the clan leadership was taken from her by her sister, Mystic Morgan's life crumbled.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: Bridge to the Turnabout (in English). 2007.
  5. Brushel: Not quite. Her late husband was a performer, too. He died in an accident on stage. Tragic, really. They had only been married one year.
    Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Succession (in English). 2013.
  6. Phoenix: So Azura Summers was the trainer before you?
    Buckler: That's right! She was a year older than me.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Reclaimed (in English). 2013.
  7. ???:...... Such a small thing, that bullet. Yet it tore who I was away... Ten years ago... During a simple rehearsal... It was a miracle no one died... but "I" didn't survive that accident. That is why I left the troupe... my family.
    Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Succession (in English). 2007.
  8. From her profile.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Storyteller (in English). 2016.
  9. Ron: I'd been working for KB Security until a year ago, so I knew where his office was.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: The Stolen Turnabout (in English). 2007.
  10. Gumshoe: Mask☆DeMasque is a master thief that first started his crime spree 6 months ago.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: The Stolen Turnabout (in English). 2007.
  11. Payne: For the benefit of the shamelessly uninformed defense, let me share this newspaper article. It includes photos taken about eight years ago when the treasure was unearthed.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: The Foreign Turnabout (in English). 2016.
  12. Clonco: I was born seven years ago! Miss Aura was much, much younger then!
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout for Tomorrow (in English). 2013.
  13. Phoenix: Athena's mother's murder... ...did it by any chance have any connection to the HAT-1 launch?
    Woods: What? Why, yes... it did. As I recall, it happened on the day before the launch.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout for Tomorrow (in English). 2013.
  14. Judge: And when did this man take over for you?
    Retinz: About two years ago. I taught him my tricks, and even acted as his producer.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: The Magical Turnabout (in English). 2016.
  15. Beh'leeb: About two years ago, while my husband was at a spiritual retreat in the mountains... ...he came across Puhray collapsed on the ground. That's when he brought him here.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: The Rite of Turnabout (in English). 2016.
  16. Phoenix: He's chief prosecutor now. Pretty soon, it'll be a year, right?
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout for Tomorrow (in English). 2013.
  17. Phoenix: After March 8th of last year, the content of this notebook changes dramatically.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Time Traveler (in English). 2016.
  18. Maya: It looks like a newspaper article.
    Phoenix: Let's see... It's about the car accident Sorin's sister died in! It happened on... March 8th... That's the day Sorin's notebook completely changed...
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Time Traveler (in English). 2016.
  19. Ema: A police report was filed concerning the theft -- one year ago, in fact.
    Apollo: What?! A whole year ago?
    Ema: August 25 of last year, to be exact. The report states, and I quote... "The Crystal of Ami Fey was discovered to be missing from the Atishon storehouse at 10 AM. The storehouse lock had been picked. Signed, Paul Atishon-Wimperson."
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
  20. Sarge: Mama passed away about six months ago.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
  21. Cosmos: As for the Hope probe, it did eventually arrive safely at its destination! It obtained a few samples from the asteroid, and returned to Earth but a few days ago! [...] The samples are scheduled for analysis in the near future. We haven't had time, since they just came back the day before Terran's murder.
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: The Cosmic Turnabout (in English). 2013.
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