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Supreme Court Number Rules Affected Effective Date
 R-13-0040  Order amending Rule 23, Rules of Civil Procedure (class actions), on a permanent basis September 13, 2013
R-13-0017 Amended order amending applicability provision of amendments to Rules 16, 16.1, 26, 37, 38, 38.1, 72, 73, 74, and 77, Rules of Civil Procedure (case management and trial setting systems)  April 15, 2014
 R-13-0040 Order amending Rule 23, Rules of Civil Procedure (class actions) September 13, 2013
 R-13-0022 Order amending Rule 47(a)(3), Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 18.6(b), Rules of Criminal Procedure (jurors’ oaths)  January 1, 2014
 R-13-0017 Amended Order adopting as modified Rules 16, 16.1, 26, 37, 38, 38.1, 72, 73, 74, and 77, Rules of Civil Procedure (case management and trial setting systems), effective April 15, 2014, as to all cases filed on or after that date. *see order dated November 27, 2013 amending applicability provision

 April 15, 2014

 R-13-0017  Order adopting as modified Rules 16, 16.1, 26, 37, 38, 38.1, 72, 73, 74, and 77, Rules of Civil Procedure (case management and trial setting systems), effective April 15, 2014, as to all cases filed on or after that date. *see order dated November 27, 2013 amending applicability provision   April 15, 2014
 R-13-0005 Order amending Rules 54 and 58, Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 9, Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure (modeling appeal process after federal rules)  January 1, 2014
 R-12-0043 Order amending  Rules 7.1 and 56, Rules of Civil Procedure (limitations on motions to strike)  January 1, 2014
 R-12-0042 Order amending  Rule 7.1, Rules of Civil Procedure (extensions of time for briefing)  January 1, 2014
 R-12-0040 Order amending Rule 15(a)(1), Rules of Civil Procedure (amendments to pleadings)  January 1, 2014
 R-12-0027 Order adopting on a permanent basis amendments to Rule 42, ERs 1.5, 4.2, 4.3, and 6.5, Rules Of The Supreme Court, And Rules 5.1 And 11, Rules Of Civil Procedure (limited scope or short-term legal representation)  January 1, 2013
 R-12-0026    Order amending Rule 4(d), Rules of Civil Procedure (persons authorized to serve process)  January 1, 2014
 R-11-0031 Order amending Rule 4.1, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure (service of process)  January 1, 2013
 R-12-0027  

Order amending ERs 1.5, 4.2, 4.3, and 6.5, Rule 42, Rules of the Supreme Court, and Rules 5.1 and 11, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure on an emergency basis (access to low or no-cost legal services), effective January 1, 2013, with the matter remaining open for public comment on the modified proposal. Comments due May 21, 2013.

 January 1, 2013
 R-12-0022  

Order deleting Rule 30(h), Rules of Civil Procedure, amending Rule 45, Rules of Civil Procedure, and promulgating Rule 45.1, Rules of Civil Procedure (procedures for out-of-state depositions and production of discoverable materials)

 January 1, 2013
 R-12-0021  

Order amending Rules 4(d) & 4(e), Rules of Civil Procedure (changes “registered” private process server to “certified” private process server and moves qualifications for certification from the rule to the Arizona Code of Judicial Administration)

 January 1, 2013
 R-11-0044  

Order deleting Rule 31(c), Rules of Civil Procedure (deletes requirement for filing of depositions upon written questions)

January 1, 2013
 R-11-0042 Order abrogating Rule 16(g)(2), and Rule 8, Form 3, Rules of Civil Procedure (ADR report)  January 1, 2013
 R-11-0038  

Order amending Rule 55(a), Rules of Civil Procedure & Rule 44, Rules of Family Law Proc (entry of default)

 January 1, 2013
 R-11-0035 Order amending Rule 8(c), Rules of Civil Procedure  (“discharge of bankruptcy” as defense)  January 1, 2013
R-11-0034 Order amending Rule 56, Rules of Civil Procedure  (conform to Rules of Fed Civil Procedure and address ambiguities relating to discovery/deposition requests)  January 1, 2013
R-11-0032 Order amending Rule 53(b)(3), Rules of Civil Procedure (special master’s conflict affidavit)  January 1, 2013
 R-11-0010 Order abrogating Rule 13(f) , and amending 15(a)(1), Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2012
 R-11-0008   Order amending Rule 77, Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2012
 R-10-0036 Order permanently adopting Rules 8(h)(3), 8(i), 16.3 & 39.1, Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2012
 R-10-0034 Order amending Rule 55(a)(1), Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2012
 R-10-0030     Order amending Rule 68(h) & Adopt Rule 74(g), Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2012
R-10-0001 Order amending Rule 26(b)(5), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2011
R-09-0035 Order amending Rule 45, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, and adopting new Form 9, Rule 84, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2011
R-09-0030 Order amending Rule 6(e), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure  January 1, 2011
R-09-0025 Order Amending Rules 6(e) and 35(c), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 1.3, Rules of Criminal Procedure, January 1, 2010
R-08-0039 Corrective Order Amending Rule 123, Rules of the Supreme Court, Rule 2.3, Rules of Criminal Procedure, and adding Rule 5(f), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure January 1, 2010
R-08-0039 Order Amending Rule 123, Rules of the Supreme Court, Rule 2.3, Rules of Criminal Procedure, and adding Rule 5(f), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure January 1, 2010
R-08-0027

Order Adopting Rule 57.1 and 57.2, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure

January 1, 2010
R-08-0015

Order Amending Rule 50, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure

January 1, 2010
R-08-0008 Order Amending Rules 8(h)(1) and 84, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure January 1, 2009
R-08-0002 Order Amending Rules 18.5, 18.6, 22.1, and 22.5, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Rules 39(d), 47(b), and 51(a), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure. January 1, 2009
R-07-0027 Order Adopting Rule 70.1, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure. January 1, 2009
R-07-0024 Order Adopting Rule 5.2 and Amending Rule 84, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure. January 1, 2009
R-07-0022 Order Amending Rule 33.1, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure. January 1, 2009
R-07-0007 Order Adopting on a permanent basis Rule 65.2, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure as amended May 2, 2008. January 1, 2008
R-07-0007 Order adding Rule 65.2, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure,
Order Amending Rule 65.2, Arizona Rules Civil Procedure, Sua Sponte

January 1, 2008

R-06-0037 Order Promulgating Rules 88 - 102 and Amending Rule 103, Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court, and Promulgating Rule 81.1, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0034 Order Amending Rules 16(b), 16(c), 16.3, 26(b), 26.1, 26.2, 33(c), 34, 37(g), and 45, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0026 Order Amending Rule 5(c )(2)(D), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0025 Order Amending Rule 45(a)(3), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0021 Order Amending Rules 38.1 and 72 to 77, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0011 Order Amending Rule 16(d), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0010 Order Amending Rule 68, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-06-0009 Order Amending Rule 15(a), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

January 1, 2008

R-05-0037 Order Amending Various Rules of Procedure Relating to Verbatim Recording of Judicial Proceedings.

January 1, 2007

R-05-0030 Order Amending Rules 4(d) and 58(b), Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 7.6, 10.1, 16.3, 26.7, 32.5, 32.9, 35.5, 35.6 and 35.7, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 7, Rules of Procedure for Special Actions, Rule 12(c), Superior Court Rules of Appellate Procedure - Civil, and Rule 1(C), Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court; and Deleting Rule 74(d), Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court.

January 1, 2007

R-05-0013 Order Amending Rules 56, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

June 1, 2006

R-05-0012 Order Amending Rules 5(c) and 6(e), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

June 1, 2006

R-05-0007 ARCivP 30(4) & 43(k); ARCRP 28.1(c); ARSC 29 & 94.

Dec. 1, 2005

R-05-0001 Rule 53, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

Jan. 1, 2006

R-04-0004 Rule 45(b), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.

Dec. 1, 2005

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