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Last Post 25 Aug 2023 12:05 AM by  David Redkey
R-23-0039 Petition to Amend Rules 16 and 17 of the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure
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Marretta Mathes
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Posts:36 New Member

05 Jul 2023 06:25 PM
    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
    [email protected]

    Would amend Probate Rules 16(a) and (b) and 17(a) to implement Senate Bill (SB) 1291 from the 2023 First Regular Session of the Fifty-sixth Legislature.

    Would amend Rules 16(a) and (b) and 17(a) of the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure to implement recent legislation affecting the notice of initial hearing and required attendant at an initial hearing.

    Comments due no later than October 2, 2023.
    Any reply by petitioner due no later than October 16, 2023.
    David Redkey
    New Member
    Posts:1 New Member

    25 Aug 2023 12:05 AM
    Commenter’s Name: David Redkey
    Committee Name, if applicable: N/A
    Mailing Address: 4625 East Acoma Drive, Phoenix, Arizona 85032
    Phone Number: 602-300-0756
    E-mail Address: [email protected]
    If you are an attorney: Bar Number: N/A

    Since Sine Die was July 31st, 2023, since Arizona Bills become enact 90 Days from Sine Die, SB1291 will be enacted on October 30th, 2023.
    This needs to be taught and followed by Court Personnel if these changes are allowed to pass.
    I believe these changes are paramount to help keep Estates within the families instead of allowing outsiders to exploit our vulnerable adults.
    This is an important change to allow a jury of a person's peers to be the ones who decide if an alleged protected or incapacitated person requires a conservatorship/guardianship/an order of protection.
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