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Rule 2.4. Sealing or Redacting Court Records

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Pinal County (Refs & Annos)
Rule 2. General Procedures
17C A.R.S. Super. Ct. Local Rules--Pinal County, Rule 2.4
Rule 2.4. Sealing or Redacting Court Records
a. Request to Seal or Redact Court Records; Service: Any person may request that the court seal or allow the filing of a redacted court record for a case subject to these rules by filing a written motion, or the court may, upon its own motion, initiate proceedings to seal or allow the filing of a redacted court record. A motion to seal or allow the filing of a redacted court record must disclose in its title that sealing or redaction is being sought. The motion must be served on all parties in accordance with the applicable Arizona rules of procedure for the case type.
b. Hearing: The court may conduct a hearing on a motion to seal or on a motion to allow the filing of redacted court records.
c. Grounds to Seal or Redact; Written Findings Required: The court may order court files and records, or any part thereof, to be sealed or redacted, provided the court makes written findings that sealing or redaction is justified by specific compelling interests that outweigh the public interest in access to the court record.

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Adopted Aug. 30, 2017, effective Jan. 2, 2018.
<The Pinal County Superior Court Local Rules were abrogated, and replacement rules were adopted August 30, 2017, effective January 2, 2018.>
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Pinal County, Rule 2.4, AZ ST PINAL SUPER CT Rule 2.4
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through April 1, 2024. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through April 1, 2024.
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