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Rule 20. Sealing Records

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Procedure for Eviction ActionsEffective: January 1, 2023

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Procedure for Eviction Actions
Effective: January 1, 2023
17B A.R.S. Rules Proc. Evic. Act., Rule 20
Rule 20. Sealing Records
a. When Required. The court must enter an order sealing all records related to the case if:
(1) the court enters an order that dismisses the case prior to the entry of judgment;
(2) the court enters judgment in favor of the defendant; or
(3) the parties file a stipulation to set aside the order of eviction and seal the eviction case.
b. Access to Sealed Records. Records sealed under this rule may be made available only as permitted by A.R.S. ยง 33-1379.


Added on an emergency basis Aug. 29, 2022, effective Sept. 24, 2022, permanently adopted Dec. 8, 2022, effective Jan. 1, 2023.
17B A. R. S. Rules Proc. Evic. Act., Rule 20, AZ ST EVICTION Rule 20
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through May 1, 2024.
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