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Rule 18. Duties of Counsel/ Speedy Justice

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 18
Rule 18. Duties of Counsel/ Speedy Justice
A. Duty of Prosecutor. The prosecutor shall advise the court of facts relevant to determining the order of cases on the calendar.
B. Duty of Defense Counsel. The juvenile's counsel shall advise the court of the impending expiration of time limits in the juvenile's case. Failure to do so should be considered by the court in determining whether to dismiss a petition with prejudice.
C. Motion to Dismiss. Upon motion of the juvenile, filed pursuant to Rule 15, or upon the court's own motion, the court may set a hearing to determine whether the time limits set forth in these rules, after subtracting any periods excluded pursuant to Rule 17, have been violated. If the motion to dismiss is granted, the court shall dismiss the petition without prejudice unless the court finds that the interests of justice require that the dismissal be with prejudice.

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Added Oct. 27, 2000, effective Jan. 1, 2001.
17B A. R. S. Juv. Ct. Rules of Proc., Rule 18, AZ ST JUV CT Rule 18
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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