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Rule 103. Conduct in Court

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedJustice Court Rules of Civil Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Justice Court Rules of Civil Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part I: General Provisions
17B A.R.S. Justice Court Civ.Proc.Rules, Rule 103
Rule 103. Conduct in Court
a. Conduct in court. Parties and witnesses who appear in court must conduct themselves in an orderly, courteous, and dignified manner. Arguments and remarks during a court hearing, other than questions to a witness, must generally be addressed to the court, not to the other parties or their attorneys. [ARCP 80(a)]
b. Exclusion of minors. The court may exclude children from the courtroom if their presence is not necessary as parties or witnesses. [ARCP 80(b)]
c. Agreements between parties. An agreement between parties or attorneys concerning their lawsuit that they make out of court is binding on them only if the agreement is in writing and is signed by the parties or their attorneys. If the parties make an agreement orally in court, it is binding only when it is documented in the court records. [ARCP 80(d)]
d. Lost or destroyed records. If the court's record of a lawsuit or any portion of a lawsuit has been lost or destroyed, a judge may allow a party to replace the missing record by submitting a duplicate record. The judge must give other parties a reasonable opportunity to object to the duplicate record. [ARCP 80(h)]


Adopted Aug. 30, 2012, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
17B A. R. S. Justice Court Civ. Proc. Rules, Rule 103, AZ ST J CT RCP Rule 103
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 11/15/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 11/1/22.
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