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0 Replies and 523 Views R-22-0012 Petition to Amend Rules 30(b) and 32(d), Ariz. R. Civ. P. Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Filed: January 10, 2022 Would amend Rules 30 and 32 of the Rules of Civil Procedure to clarify the notice attorneys must provide and the procedures they must f...
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10 Jan 2022 04:41 PM
0 Replies and 409 Views R-22-0011 Petition to Amend Rule 17, Ariz. R. Civ. P. and Add New Rule 17.1 Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Filed: January 10, 2022 Would amend Rule 17 and adopt a new Rule 17.1 of the Rules of Civil Procedure to more precisely define the appropriate par...
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10 Jan 2022 04:36 PM
0 Replies and 506 Views R-21-0045 Petition to Amend Rules of Criminal Procedure 16.3, 18.3, 18.4 & 18.5; Rules of Civil Procedure 16 & 47; Justice Court Rule of Civil Procedure 134; Rule of Procedure for Eviction Actions 12   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum**** This petition is filed on behalf of the Statewide Jury Selection Workgroup, of the Task Force on Jury Data Collection, Practices, and Policies. It seeks to amend Rules of Criminal Procedure 16.3, 18.3, 18.4 & 18....
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24 Nov 2021 02:28 PM
11 Replies and 7153 Views R-20-0012 PETITION TO PERMANENTLY ADOPT RULES FOR THE FAST TRIAL AND ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTION PROGRAM (FASTAR)   Started by Jennifer Thorson Hon. Kyle Bryson, Petitioner Presiding Judge Superior Court of Arizona in Pima County 110 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701 520-724-4215 presidingjudgesc.pima.gov Would permanently adopt the Rules for the Fast Trial and Alternative Resolution Program (“FASTAR”), with modifications. ...
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23 Nov 2021 02:24 PM
4 Replies and 2190 Views R-21-0021 Petition to Amend Rules 4.1 and 4.2, Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016-6288 (602) 340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Ariz. Rs. Civ. P. 4.1 and 4.2 to clarify and modify the existing rules ...
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13 Jul 2021 11:48 AM
2 Replies and 2716 Views R-20-0040 Ariz. R. Civ. P. 56(c)(3)   Started by James_Smith The petition seeks to amend Arizona Rule of Civil Procedure 56(c)(3) to allow judges to opt out of separate statements of facts. Instead, the parties would attach the materials to their motion, response, or reply. They also would sequentially paginate the attachments and cite to those pages in the motion, response, or reply. James D. Smith No. 016760 101 W. Jefferson St. Ste. 814 Phoenix, AZ 85003 (602) 372-5945 ...
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07 May 2021 10:43 AM
1 Replies and 1647 Views R-21-0011 Petition to Amend Rule 68, Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016-6288 (602) 340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Ariz. Civ. P. r. 68 to offer of judgment rule to modify the sanctions available if a judgment is less (or more)...
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22 Apr 2021 04:33 PM
0 Replies and 1608 Views R-21-0020 Petition to Amend Rules 18.4 and 18.5 of Rules of Criminal Procedure and Rule 47(e) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum**** Hon. Peter B. Swann, 014671 Chief Judge Arizona Court of Appeals, Div. 1 1501 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-6780 pswannappeals.az.gov Hon. Paul J. McMurdie, 010386 Arizona Court of Appeals, ...
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14 Jan 2021 06:01 PM
0 Replies and 1431 Views R-21-0006 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure Related to the Peremptory Change of Judge   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum**** Filed on behalf of: Committee of Presiding Judges c/o Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would abrogate the rules au...
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13 Jan 2021 02:18 PM
1 Replies and 3343 Views R-20-0014 Petition to Amend FASTAR Rules 101-126   Started by Deleted User James E. Abraham Law Office of Collin T. Welch 2155 W Pinnacle Peal Rd, Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85027 (520) 461-0821 James_E_AbrahamProgressive.com State Bar of Arizona number 006752 Petition for adoption of Amendments to the Civil FASTAR Rules for Pima County Arizona. Would abrogate the 'alternative resolution' provisions of the FASTAR Rules and amend Rule ...
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01 May 2020 12:37 PM
1 Replies and 3184 Views R-20-0006 Rules 7, 8.1, 16, 37, 55, and Rule 84 Forms 11(a), 12(a), 13(a), and 14(a) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by Deleted User Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm Perkins Coie LLP 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788 Phone: 602-351-8015 jfeuerhelmperkinscoie.com Would make minor technical and clarifying amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules Filed January 8, 2020. Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2020. ...
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01 May 2020 12:34 PM
0 Replies and 3017 Views R-20-0013 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure Related to Creating the Verbatim Record of Judicial Proceedings   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court forum**** David K. Byers, Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington St. Phoenix AZ 85007 (60...
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14 Jan 2020 01:31 PM
0 Replies and 2622 Views R-20-0028 Petition to Amend Rules 12 and 8.1 of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Civ. Proc. Rules 8.1 and 12 to require good faith consultation before filing certain Rule 12 motions Filed January 10, 2020. Comment must be submitted on or be...
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10 Jan 2020 03:12 PM
0 Replies and 3053 Views R-20-0025 Petition to Amend Rule 23 of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Civ. Proc. Rule 23 class action rules to incorporate amendments to Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 Filed January 10, 2020. Comment must be submitted on or before May 1, 20...
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10 Jan 2020 03:10 PM
0 Replies and 3144 Views R-20-0018 Petition to Add Rule 16.3 to the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would adopt a new Civil Proc. Rule 16.3 regarding settlements of claims for minors and adults in need of protection Filed January 10, 2020. Co...
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10 Jan 2020 03:03 PM
11 Replies and 12843 Views R-19-0015 Petition to Abrogate Rule 68, Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would abrogate Rule 68, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure Filed: January 10, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2019.
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29 May 2019 11:52 AM
3 Replies and 5711 Views R-19-0003 Petition to Amend Rule 5.4, Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by Deleted User Hon. Sara J. Agne Chair, Rule 5.4 Working Group 3131 W. Durango Street Phoenix, AZ 85009 602.506.8288 Would amend Rule 5.4, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, to add a definition and subsection setting procedures for placing case-initiating documents under seal. FILED: January 8, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Rep...
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24 May 2019 08:41 AM
6 Replies and 6296 Views R-19-0031 Petition to Amend Rule 45(a)(2) and (b)(1), Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by Yolanda Fox Jeffrey A. Marks, P.C. Attorney at Law State Bar No. 05670 4773 E. Camp Lowell Drive Tucson, Arizona 85712-1256 jeffreymarkssouthwest-legal.com 520-327-5300 Would amend Rules 45(a)(2) and (b)(1), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, to permit attorneys to issue subpoenas in their own cases. Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2019.
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01 May 2019 09:38 PM
1 Replies and 4405 Views R-19-0001 Petition to Amend Rule 68(g), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by Timothy Sandefur Timothy Sandefur (Bar No. 033670), Goldwater Institute, 500 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 462-5000, litigationgoldwaterinstitute.org Would amend Rule 68(g), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, to eliminate sanctions for actions seeking declaratory or injunctive relief or nominal damages and to allow discretion in sanction awards in public interest litigation. FILED: January 8, 2019 Comments ...
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01 May 2019 09:34 PM
0 Replies and 4655 Views R-19-0019 Petition to Amend Rule 26(c), Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Rule 26(c), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, to clarify that requests for and orders re: documents filed under seal must comply with Rule 5.4. Filed: January 10, 2019 ...
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10 Jan 2019 03:05 PM
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