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Application Provisions of Order No. R-17-0010

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16 A.R.S. Rules of Civil Procedure, Application
Application Provisions of Order No. R-17-0010
Arizona Supreme Court Order No. R-17-0010 made significant changes to the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure (“ARCP”), and related provisions, effective July 1, 2018. The application provisions of this order provide:
“(a) the amendments to Rules 5.1, 8, 8.1, 11, 16, 26, 26.1, 26.2, 29, 30, 33-37, 38.1, 45, and 84 and their associated forms and comments, and new Rules 26.2 and 45.2 and their associated forms and comment, shall apply to all cases filed on or after, July 1, 2018;
“(b) for cases filed before July 1, 2018:
“(1) only amended Rules 11, 26, 26.1 (except for the first sentence of Rule 26.1(d)(2) relating expert reports in Tier 3 cases), 31, 35, 37, 45, and new Rules 26.3 and 45.2, and the amended or new rules’ associated amended or new forms, shall apply, unless (b)(3) applies or the application of those rules would be infeasible or would work an injustice, in which case the former rule applies;
“(2) the pre-July 1, 2018 unamended versions of Rules 5.1, 8, 8.1(f), 16, 29, 30(d)(1), 33, 34, 36, and 38.1, and their associated forms and comments, shall continue to apply; and
“(3) the pre-July 1, 2018 unamended versions of Rules 26(c), 26(f), 31, 37(a), and 45 shall continue to apply to any discovery motion, discovery request or notice, or subpoena filed or served before July 1, 2018.
“IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Rules 47(a)(1), 47(i), 48(b), 58(b), 58(f), and 92(a)(6) of the Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court and Rule 28 of the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure are hereby amended as is shown in Attachment B of this Order, effective July 1, 2018, and shall apply to all cases and proceedings pending on, or filed on or after, July 1, 2018.”
16 A. R. S. Rules Civ. Proc., Application, AZ ST RCP Application
Current with amendments received through 05/1/19
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