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Rules of Probate Procedure

Supreme Court Number Rules Affected Effective Date
 R-14-0026 Order amending Rule 22, Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (implementing new statutory provision relating to appointing guardians), effective December 31, 2014.  This matter is opened for public comment.  Comments due October 31, 2014.  December 31, 2014
 R-13-0038 Order amending Rule 21, Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (background checks of persons seeking appointment as guardians or conservators), on a permanent basis  September 13,  2013
 R-13-0038 Order amending Rule 21, Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (appointment of guardians or conservators), on an expedited basis effective September 13, 2013.  This matter is open for public comment.  Comments due October 25, 2013.  September 13, 2013
 R-12-0014 Order amending Rule 11, Rules of Probate Procedure (allows  video-conference and telephonic-conference hearings)  January 1, 2013
 R-11-0023
Order Correcting
 Order Correcting Final Rules Order Nunc Pro Tunc  December 22, 2011
 R-11-0023 Order amending Rules 10(E)(1) and (2), 10(F)(1) and (2), 27.1, 30, 30.1, 30.2, 30.3, and 38, Rules of Probate Procedure, and Rule 31, Rules of the Supreme Court

September 1, 2012

R-11-0023 Order amending Rules 7, 8, 10(C) (4), 10.1, 15.1, 15.2, 18, 19,  22, 26, 26.1, 28, 29, and 33, Rules of Probate Procedure February 1, 2012
R-11-0020 Order amending Rule 5, Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure, adopted on a permanent basis, as amended July 20, 2011.

December 13, 2011

R-11-0020 Order amending Rule 5,  Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure, on an emergency basis. Public comment period to follow, comments due November 1, 2011.  July 20, 2011
R-10-0020 Order amending Rules 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 17, 33, 35, 36 and 38, Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure

January 1, 2011

R-08-0032 Order Amending Rule 7, Rules of Probate Procedure

January 1, 2010 

R-07-0012 Order Adopting Rules of Probate Procedure

January 1, 2009

R-07-0012 Order correcting Order Adopting Rules of Probate Procedure

January 1, 2009