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Rule 13. Discovery; Officer's Notes

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Court Procedure for Civil Traffic and Civil Boating Violations

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Court Procedure for Civil Traffic and Civil Boating Violations (Refs & Annos)
17C A.R.S. Traffic Violation Cases Civ.Proc.Rules, Rule 13
Rule 13. Discovery; Officer's Notes
(a) No pre- hearing discovery shall be permitted absent extraordinary circumstances.
(b) Immediately prior to the hearing, both parties shall produce for inspection any pre-prepared exhibits and written or recorded statements of any witness. Failure to comply with this rule may result, in the court's discretion, in the sanction of granting a recess or continuance to permit such inspection or denying admission of the evidence not so exchanged.
(c) During the hearing, upon request of the defendant, the citing officer shall produce any notes made by the officer in reference to the civil traffic complaint. This rule shall not be construed to create a duty on the officer to maintain or preserve notes.


Added as Rule 14 Nov. 9, 1983, effective Jan. 1, 1984. Redesignated Rule 13 and amended Oct. 11, 2002, effective Dec. 1, 2002.

Editors' Notes

Former Rule 13 was redesignated as Rule 12.
17C A. R. S. Traffic Violation Cases Civ. Proc. Rules, Rule 13, AZ ST CIV TRAF Rule 13
Current with amendments received through 05/1/2020.
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