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Rule 5.3. Restoration of Civil Rights; Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Pinal County (Refs & Annos)
Rule 5. Criminal Cases
17C A.R.S. Super. Ct. Local Rules--Pinal County, Rule 5.3
Rule 5.3. Restoration of Civil Rights; Procedure
a. Applications--State Cases: Applications for restoration of civil rights, or to vacate a plea or verdict, or to dismiss charges in cases filed in this court shall be captioned with the original criminal case number. Applications shall first be presented to the sentencing judge or the judge's successor to obtain an order setting the matter for hearing at least 30 days after the filing of the application, and then filed with the clerk.
b. Applications--Federal Cases: Applications for restoration of civil rights by discharged federal probationers or prisoners shall be filed as a civil action. The applications shall be filed with the clerk to obtain a case number, and then presented to the Presiding Judge to obtain an order setting the matter for hearing. The clerk shall not impose a fee for the filing.
c. Forms: Applicants shall use the appropriate form provided by the clerk for both the application and the order granting the requested relief.
d. Notice of Applications: The clerk shall mail or deliver copies of the applications and order setting the matter for hearing to the Arizona Attorney General, Pinal County Attorney and Adult Probation Department, and United States Probation and Parole Office at the United States District Court in Phoenix, Arizona.
e. Objections or Responses: Objections or responses to applications for restoration of civil rights shall be in written form and a copy shall be mailed or delivered to the applicant or the applicant's representative at least 10 business days before the hearing.

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Adopted Aug. 30, 2017, effective Jan. 2, 2018.
<The Pinal County Superior Court Local Rules were abrogated, and replacement rules were adopted August 30, 2017, effective January 2, 2018.>
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Pinal County, Rule 5.3, AZ ST PINAL SUPER CT Rule 5.3
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through April 1, 2024. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through April 1, 2024.
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