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Rule 1.8. Attorney Calendar Conflicts

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Pima County (Refs & Annos)
Rule 1. General
Court Hearings and Calendar
17C A.R.S. Super.Ct.Local Prac.Rules, Pima County, Rule 1.8
Formerly cited as AZ ST PIMA SUPER CT Rule 6.10
Rule 1.8. Attorney Calendar Conflicts
(A) Notice to Court. Counsel and self-represented parties must call to the Court's attention any scheduling or calendar conflicts. Conflicts will be resolved in accordance with Rule 38.1(c), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 8.1, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure, or Rule 34(b), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, as applicable.
(B) Motion to Adjust. In resolving conflicts between divisions of the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County, counsel and self-represented parties must file a motion to adjust in all conflicting cases, with a notice of hearing to be filed only before the division with the lowest numbered case. The conflict will be resolved pursuant to the criteria set forth in subsection (c) below.
(C) Resolution of Conflicts. Upon being advised of a scheduling conflict, the judges involved will, confer, if necessary, in person or by telephone to resolve the conflict. While no division has priority in scheduling, the following factors will be considered in resolving the conflict:
(1) the nature of the cases as civil, criminal, family, probate or juvenile, and the presence of any speedy trial problems;
(2) a case that involves out-of-town witnesses, parties or counsel;
(3) the age of the cases;
(4) the matter that was set first; and
(5) any priority granted by rule or statute.
Rule 8.1, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure, provides that the trial of criminal cases has priority over the trial of civil cases.

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Added effective July 1, 2018. Amended April 30, 2019, effective May 1, 2019.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Pima County, Rule 1.8, AZ ST PIMA SUPER CT Rule 1.8
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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