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 [email protected]
Judge Bruce R. Cohen
Family Department Presiding Judge
Maricopa County Superior Court
125 West Washington, Suite 101
Phoenix, Arizona 85003 [email protected]
The Justice of the Peace Bench in Maricopa County and the Presiding Family Court Judge in Maricopa County propose adding Rule 35f to the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedure to address the handling of Injunctions Against Harassment that include children and may affect matters pending existing family court orders or matters.
Would amend Ariz. Rule of Protective Order Procedure 35 to forbid courts issuing Injunctions Against Harassment orders from including minor children if it would or may impact a family court order or action involving the same children.
Filed December 13, 2019.
Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2020.
Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2020.
ORDERED: Petition to Amend Rules of Protective Order Procedure 35 = CONTINUED until the December 2020 Rules Agenda. This matter will be referred to the Family Court Improvement Committee, a standing committee of the Arizona Judicial Council established by Administrative Order 2019-115.