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Rule 3.4. Consolidation

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 3. Setting Cases for Trial and Postponements
17C A.R.S. Super. Ct. Local Rules--Pinal County, Rule 3.4
Rule 3.4. Consolidation
a. Consolidating Cases: When two or more cases are consolidated, the clerk shall regard the earlier or lower numerical case number as the controlling primary number of the consolidated cases for all purposes, and all further pleadings and papers shall be filed and docketed under that number only. A copy of the minute entry or order of consolidation shall be placed in each of the consolidated cases.
b. Hearing: Unless otherwise assigned by the Presiding Judge, motions to consolidate shall be heard by the judge assigned the case with the earlier or lower numerical case number.
c. Assignment of Same Defendant: All cases pertaining to the same defendant shall be assigned to one division whenever possible.

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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 3.4, AZ ST PINAL SUPER CT Rule 3.4
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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