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Rule 21. Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedArizona Rules of Probate ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2020

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Subsequent Events and Actions
Effective: January 1, 2020
17B A.R.S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 21
Formerly cited as AZ ST PROB Rule 29
Rule 21. Alternative Dispute Resolution
(a) Generally. On a party's motion or on its own, the court may order the parties to participate in one or more alternative dispute resolution processes, such as a settlement conference or, if the parties agree, private mediation or a form of arbitration.
(b) Duty to Confer and Participate. The parties must make a good faith effort to agree on an alternative dispute resolution process. If they participate in an alternative dispute resolution process, they must do so in good faith.
(c) Compulsory Arbitration Not Required. Unless the parties agree otherwise, they are not subject to compulsory arbitration under Civil Rules 72 through 77.


Added Aug. 29, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 21, AZ ST PROB Rule 21
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through November 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through November 1, 2023.
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