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Rule 17. Computation of Time

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Delinquency and Incorrigibility
1. General Delinquency Provisions
17B A.R.S. Juv.Ct.Rules of Proc., Rule 17
Rule 17. Computation of Time
A. Computation. Unless otherwise stated in these rules, time shall be computed in accordance with Rule 1.3, Ariz. R. Crim. P.
B. Excluded Time. The following periods shall be excluded from the computation of the time limits set forth in these rules:
1. Delays occasioned by or on behalf of the juvenile, including, but not limited to:
a. Delays caused by an examination and hearing to determine competency;
b. The juvenile's absence or incompetence;
c. The reasonable time allowed, not to exceed thirty (30) days, for the parties to prepare for a hearing after the juvenile's warrant hearing or restoration to competency; or
d. The juvenile's inability to be arrested, cited or detained in Arizona.
2. Delays necessitated by congestion of the court's calendar, but only when the congestion is attributable to extraordinary circumstances, in which case the Presiding Juvenile Judge shall promptly apply to the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court for suspension of any of the Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court;
3. Delays resulting from continuances granted as set forth in Rule 15(C); or
4. Delays resulting from the juvenile being referred to a diversion or community based alternative program.


Added Oct. 27, 2000, effective Jan. 1, 2001.
17B A. R. S. Juv. Ct. Rules of Proc., Rule 17, AZ ST JUV CT Rule 17
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through 11/1/21. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 11/1/21.
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