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Rule 7. Document Captions

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

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part I. General Information
Effective: January 1, 2020
17B A.R.S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 7
Formerly cited as AZ ST PROB Rule 5
Rule 7. Document Captions
(a) Generally. The first page of every document filed with the court must contain a caption that complies with Civil Rule 5.2(a).
(b) Title of the Probate Case. The title of a probate case must include the following information:
(1) the name of the subject person or trust; and
(2) if a person, immediately below the subject person's name, the subject person's status as an adult, a minor, or deceased.
(c) Title of a Non-Probate Proceeding Filed Within or Consolidated with a Probate Case. The caption of a document that pertains to a non-probate proceeding filed within or consolidated with a probate case must contain both the title of the probate case and, immediately below that title, the title of the non-probate proceeding.
(d) Continuation of a Conservatorship or Other Protective Order. A petition to continue the conservatorship of a minor or other protective order beyond the minor's eighteenth birthday under A.R.S. ยง 14-5401(B) must be filed in the existing case. If the court grants the petition, the court may order the Clerk to amend the caption to reflect that the conservatorship or protective order is for an adult.


Added Aug. 29, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 7, AZ ST PROB Rule 7
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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