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Rule 32.10. Assignment of a Judge

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2020

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
VIII. Appeal and Other Post-Conviction Relief
Rule 32. Post-Conviction Relief for Defendants Sentenced Following a Trial or a Contested Probation Violation Hearing
Effective: January 1, 2020
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 32.10
Formerly cited as AZ ST RCRP Rule 32.4(f)
Rule 32.10. Assignment of a Judge
(a) Generally. The presiding judge must, if possible, assign a proceeding for post-conviction relief to the sentencing judge. The provisions of Rules 10.1 and 10.2 apply in proceedings for post-conviction relief when the case is assigned to a new judge.
(b) Dispute Regarding Public Records. The assigned judge may hear and decide a dispute within its jurisdiction, whether the dispute is raised by motion or by special action, that concerns access to public records requested for a post-conviction proceeding.


Added Aug. 29, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 32.10, AZ ST RCRP Rule 32.10
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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