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Rule 2. Filing Procedure and Fees

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Procedure for Enforcement of Tribal Court Involuntary Commitment Orders

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Procedure for Enforcement of Tribal Court Involuntary Commitment Orders (Refs & Annos)
17C A.R.S. Tribal Court Invol. Commitment Orders, Rule 2
Rule 2. Filing Procedure and Fees
(a) Documents to be Filed. A copy of the tribal court order, authenticated in accordance with the procedures of the tribal court, may be filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court in a county in which the tribal court has jurisdiction within 30 days of its entry in the tribal court. The order shall be accompanied by a signed and notarized statement from the appropriate tribal court officer stating that no subsequent orders vacating, modifying or reversing the order filed have been entered by the tribal court and that the order has not been stayed pending appeal. The clerk shall treat the tribal court order in the same manner as an order of involuntary commitment issued by the superior court of this state.
(b) Notice of Filing. The person transmitting these documents must promptly serve a notice of filing substantially similar to Form I of these rules and a copy of the tribal court commitment order on the proposed patient or the patient's guardian or representative and the Attorney General of the State of Arizona and must file proof of service with the clerk of the superior court.
(c) Fees. There shall not be a fee for filing a tribal court order under this rule.
(d) Electronic Transmission. The clerk may accept a filing of a tribal court order and associated documents as provided in (a) by telefacsimile or other electronic means. The person transmitting these documents must do so in a manner reasonably calculated to protect the confidentiality of the documents.

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Added Jan. 26, 1994, effective June 1, 1994. Amended on an emergency basis July 28, 2017, effective Aug. 9, 2017, adopted on a permanent basis Dec. 13, 2017.
17C A. R. S. Tribal Court Invol. Commitment Orders, Rule 2, AZ ST TRIBAL CT COMMIT ORDERS Rule 2
Current with amendments received through 05/1/19
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