Rule 114. Deadline for Filing a Written Response with the Court After Service of a Complaint, o...
Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedJustice Court Rules of Civil Procedure
17B A.R.S. Justice Court Civ.Proc.Rules, Rule 114
Rule 114. Deadline for Filing a Written Response with the Court After Service of a Complaint, or After Service of a Cross-Claim, Counterclaim, or Third-Party Complaint; Appearance
a. Time to respond after service of a summons and complaint. Except as otherwise stated in these rules, a defendant who is served with a summons and complaint within the State of Arizona must file a written answer or response with the court within twenty (20) days after the date of service. A defendant who is served with a summons and complaint outside the State of Arizona must file a written answer or response with the court within thirty (30) days after the date of service. [ARCP 12(a), 4.2(m)]
e. Appearance. A party's appearance occurs when the party or the party's attorney first files a pleading or other document in the case. After a party has made an appearance, all documents filed by any other party in the case must be served under Rule 120 on all parties that have appeared in the case.
Adopted Aug. 30, 2012, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
17B A. R. S. Justice Court Civ. Proc. Rules, Rule 114, AZ ST J CT RCP Rule 114
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 4/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 4/1/22.
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