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Rule 38.3. Dismissal of Prosecution

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
V. Miscellaneous
Rule 38. Suspension of Prosecution for a Deferred Prosecution Programs
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 38.3
Rule 38.3. Dismissal of Prosecution
(a) At the End of Two Years. Two years after an order suspending prosecution is filed, the court may order the prosecution dismissed without prejudice.
(b) On Successful Completion. If the State notifies the court that the defendant has satisfactorily completed the terms of the deferred prosecution program, the court must order a dismissal of the charges.


Added by Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
<Promulgated August 31, 2017>
<Effective January 1, 2018>

Editors' Notes

Former Rule 38.3, relating to dismissal of prosecution, was abrogated effective Jan. 1, 2018. See, now, this rule.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 38.3, AZ ST RCRP Rule 38.3
The Arizona Court Rules are current with amendments received through 8/1/18. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 4/15/18.
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