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0 Replies and 147 Views R-23-0010 Petition to amend ARPOP Rule 25(e) Started by Mike Palmer Mike Palmer 18402 N. 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 mikepalmeraol.com Would amend ARPOP Rule 25(e) to align with recent changes to Arizona civil forfeiture law. Specifically, would raise the standard for forfeiture of property seized in civil Injunctions against Harassment. Filed: January 6, 2023 Would amend Rule 25(e) of the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure to increase the burden of proof required to imp...
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06 Jan 2023 12:03 PM
0 Replies and 460 Views R-22-0039 Petition to Amend Criminal Rule 26.11 and Protective Order Rules 1, 3, 4, and 42, and Adopt Protective Order Rule 43   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: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would ame...
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04 Oct 2022 06:13 PM
0 Replies and 987 Views R-22-0030 Petition to Amend Rules 3, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, 32, and 42 of the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Kay L. Radwanski Filed on behalf of: Honorable Wendy A. Million Tucson City Court 103 E. Alameda Tucson, AZ 85701 Telephone (520) 791-3260 Chair, Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence and the Courts Staff: kradwanskicourts.az.gov Filed: June 30, 2022 Proposes amendments to Rules 3, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, 32, and 42 of the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure to reflec...
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30 Jun 2022 11:07 AM
1 Replies and 1319 Views R-22-0026 Rule 25(e), Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Prof. Fellmeth Aaron Fellmeth 8218 N 13th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85021 480-241-8414 aaron.fellmethasu.edu AZ Bar No. 330019 I am requesting expedited consideration of the attached petition to amend Rule 25(e), Rules of Protective Order Procedure, to correct a misinterpretation implemented in that rule of A.R.S. sec. 12-1809. As currently written, Rule 25(e) misinterprets Section 12-1809(E) to nullify Section 12...
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06 Jun 2022 05:22 PM
0 Replies and 2150 Views R-21-0031 ARPOP Rules 3, 32, 34, & 42   Started by Jennifer Greene Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Filed: June 11, 2021 Would amend Rules 3, 32, 34, and 42 of the Ariz. Rs...
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11 Jun 2021 12:54 PM
3 Replies and 2873 Views R-21-0010 PETITION TO AMEND RULE 16 OF ARIZONA RULES OF PROTECTIVE ORDER PROCEDURE   Started by nkatirai Petitioner’s Name: Negar Katirai Agency Name: Domestic Violence Law Clinic, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law Mailing Address: 1145 N Mountain Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719 Phone Number: 520-626-2256 E-mail Address: nkatiraiarizona.edu AZ Bar Number: 13993 Would adopt a new Rule 16.1 of the Ariz. R. Prot. Order P. permitting the amendment of a petition for protective order and specifying related...
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01 Jun 2021 07:34 PM
1 Replies and 1877 Views R-21-0003 ARPOP 35 and ARLFP 91.6 and 91.7   Started by Yolanda Fox Family Court Improvement Committee Judge Paul McMurdie, Chair c/o Susan Pickard, Staff 1501 W. Washington St., Ste. 410 Phoenix, Arizona 85007 The court referred Rule Change Petition R-19-0047 to the Family Court Improvement Committee (FCIC) for input. Briefly, the court indicated that it was concerned with the proposed rule change because A.R.S. § 12-1809 grants all courts, including non-record courts, the authority ...
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27 Apr 2021 03:13 PM
0 Replies and 2184 Views R-20-0038 PETITION TO AMEND RULES 23 AND 38 OF THE ARIZONA RULES OF PROTECTIVE ORDER PROCEDURE   Started by Yolanda Fox David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would amended Protective Order Rules 223 and 38 and associated forms. Filed July 13, 2020. ...
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13 Jul 2020 12:32 PM
2 Replies and 4169 Views R-20-0032 Rules 23, 24, 25 & 26 ARPOP   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Reminds judicial officers that they are not required to hold hearings for the various types of protective orders (criminal OOP, civil IAH & IAWH) when plaintiff's petitions are mertiless.Also reminds judicial officers that they are not to take sides in these matters by helping plaintiffs...
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01 Jun 2020 11:16 AM
5 Replies and 3779 Views R-19-0045 Rules 38 and 39 AZ Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User My Name: Ursula M. Johnston Address: 2265 East LaCosta Place, Chandler, AZ 85249 Phone: 480-993-3921 (home phone) email: interiorsbyursulacox.net AZ BAR: not applicable Would amend Rules of Protective Order Procedure 38 and 39 concerning first-time plaintiffs filing for Orders of Protection to lower the standard of proof at contested hearings; limit courts' discretion in dismissing or modifyin...
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29 May 2020 12:51 PM
2 Replies and 4862 Views R-19-0047 Rule 35, Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Justice of the Peace Gerald A. Williams Arizona Bar No. 018947 North Valley Justice Court 14264 West Tierra Buena Lane Surprise, AZ 85301 (602) 372-2000 geraldwilliamsmcjc.maricopa.gov Judge Bruce R. Cohen Family Department Presiding Judge Maricopa County Superior Court 125 West Washington, Suite 101 Phoenix, Arizona 85003 cohenbsuperiorc...
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14 May 2020 12:56 PM
1 Replies and 4352 Views R-20-0002 Rule 38, Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Kay Radwanski This petition requests amendment of Rule 38 of the Rules of Protective Order Procedure. CIDVC has become aware that parties to protective orders may experience different outcomes when one or both parties fail to appear for a contested hearing, depending on the court where the protective order was issued. To ensure that parties are not subject to disparate treatment, CIDVC proposes a change to Rule 38 to ensure consistent procedures statewide. Honorable Wendy A. Million...
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01 May 2020 12:02 PM
0 Replies and 3906 Views R-19-0048 Rule 38, Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Gerald A. Williams Arizona Bar No. 018947 North Valley Justice Court 14264 West Tierra Buena Lane Surprise, AZ 85301 (602) 372-2000 Gerald.WilliamsJBAZMC.Maricopa.Gov The author respectfully petitions this Court to amend Rule 38 of the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure; more specifically, to indicate whether a judicial officer should dismiss or leave in place a protective order when both partie...
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17 Dec 2019 09:16 AM
3 Replies and 8114 Views R-19-0009 Pet. to Amend Rule 123, Rules of the Sup. Crt, and Rules of the AZ Rules of Protective Ord. Proced.   Started by Julie Graber This petition requests amendment of Rule 123, Rules of the Supreme Court, and Rules 7,10,20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31, 32, 33, 36, and 42 of the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure. During the 2018 53rd Legislature, Second Regular Session, House Bill 2249 became law. The bill modifies statutes that govern Orders of Protection (OP), Emergency Orders of Protection (EOP), Injunctions Against Harassment (IAH), and Injunctions Against Workplace Harassment (IAWH). The modifications take effect Janua...
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22 May 2019 03:08 PM
1 Replies and 5234 Views R-19-0022 Petition to Amend Rule 25(b), Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave, 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would change the 'series of acts' requirement for civil IAH's from two to three events. Filed: January 10, 2019 Would amend Rule 25(b), Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure, to define 'series' to mean at least three events. Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. ...
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01 May 2019 04:28 PM
0 Replies and 5290 Views R-19-0024 Petition to Amend Rule 38(g), Rule of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would raise the Standard of Proof in a civil IAH Contested Hearing from 'a preponderance of the evidence' to 'clear and convincing' evidence. Also and informal request to adopt a Rule to set the same standard - or 'probable cause' for the ex parte hearing. Two Exhibits attached separately. ...
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10 Jan 2019 04:39 PM
0 Replies and 5036 Views R-19-0023 Petition to Abrogate Rule 25(g), Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would abrogate ARPOP Rule 25(g) for not reflecting the Legislature's intent. (Emergency Action Requested.) Exhibit 1 attached separately Filed: January 10, 2019 Would abrogate Rule 25(g), Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure. Comments must be submitted on or before M...
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10 Jan 2019 04:34 PM
0 Replies and 4838 Views R-19-0021 Petition to Amend Rule 14, Rules of Protective Order Procedure   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave, 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo,com Would amend Rule 14 to correct an oversight by the Legislature so that litigants don't have to pay a fee to for access to the courts in appeals. Filed: January 10, 2019 Would amend Rule 14, Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure, to eliminate cha...
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10 Jan 2019 04:11 PM
2 Replies and 39443 Views R-17-0023 Petition to Amend Rule 36(a), ARPOP   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N. 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would amend Rule 36(a) to further clarify CIVDV's previously stated purpose to ensure a defendant's Fourteenth Amendment right is preserved in a contested hearing for a criminal Order of Protection or civil Injunction Against Harassment. FILED 1/10/2017 Comments due May 22, 2017. ORDERED: Petition to Amend Rule 36(a), Arizona Rules of Pro...
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29 Jun 2017 03:59 PM
2 Replies and 15732 Views R-17-0026 Petition to Repeal Rule 25(g), ARPOP   Started by Deleted User Mike Palmer 18402 N. 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would repeal Rule 25(g), Rules of Protective Order Procedure, for being unconstitutional and/or not reflecting the Legislature's intent. Filed January 10, 2017 Comments due May 22, 2017. ORDERED: Petition to Repeal Rule 25(g), Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure (Emergency Action Requested) =DENIED.
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29 Jun 2017 03:57 PM
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