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Form 15(d). Notice of Appointment of Mental Health Expert --Mental Condition at Time of Offense

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
IX. Miscellaneous
Rule 41. Forms
Forms
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Form 15(d)
Form 15(d). Notice of Appointment of Mental Health Expert --Mental Condition at Time of Offense
________________________________ COURT
______________________ County, Arizona
 
 
 
STATE OF ARIZONA Plaintiff
[CASE/COMPLAINT NO.]
NOTICE OF
-vs-
APPOINTMENT OF
MENTAL HEALTH
EXPERT (MENTAL
 
CONDITION AT
Defendant (FIRST, MI, LAST)
TIME OF OFFENSE)
 
 
 
The Court having found a reasonable basis to support a plea of insanity pursuant to Rule 11.2, Rules of Criminal Procedure and the defendant having been charged with:
 
 
;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED
appointing
 
and
 
as mental health experts, to prepare and send to the Court a written report of the experts' opinions as to the defendant's mental condition at the time of the offense. The report shall include:
(A)
An opinion as to the mental status of the defendant at the time of the offense;
(B)
If the expert determines that the defendant suffered from a mental disease, defect or disability at the time of the offense, the relationship of the disease, defect or disability to the alleged offense.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that if the defendant is not in custody, the defense attorney is to contact the experts at [names and phone numbers] ____________________ within two (2) working days of this order to schedule a time for the defendant's examination and use due diligence to secure the defendant's attendance at the examination.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the prosecutor and the defense attorney provide to the experts at [addresses] _______________ the motion to have defendant's mental condition examined, copies of police reports, previous mental health reports and any other appropriate material for the examination.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that payment of the cost of the examination of the defendant is the responsibility of the ____________________ pursuant to ARS § 13-4505.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a hearing will be held in __________ court on the ___ day of __________, 20 ___ at __________ a.m./p.m.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the experts will submit the written reports at least 10 days prior to the hearing date to __________ which will seal the originals and provide copies to the defense attorney. The defense attorney shall provide redacted copies of the reports to the court and the prosecutor's office within 24 hours of receipt.
 
Signature of Judicial Officer
Date
 
 
Defense Attorney (please print name)
Prosecutor (please print name)
 
 
Telephone No.
Bar No.
Telephone No.
Bar No.
 
 
Mailing Address
Mailing Address
 
 
City State Zip
City State Zip
Form 15(d)

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Added Sept. 5, 2007, effective Jan. 1, 2008.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Form 15(d), AZ ST RCRP Form 15(d)
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 4/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 4/1/22.
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