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ER 4.4. Respect for Rights of Others

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court of Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
V. Regulation of the Practice of Law
D. Lawyer Obligations
Rule 42. Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct
Transactions with Persons Other than Clients
A.R.S. Sup.Ct.Rules, Rule 42, Rules of Prof.Conduct, ER 4.4
ER 4.4. Respect for Rights of Others
(a) In representing a client, a lawyer shall not use means that have no substantial purpose other than to embarrass, delay, or burden any other person, or use methods of obtaining evidence that violate the legal rights of such a person.
(b) A lawyer who receives a document or electronically stored information and knows or reasonably should know that the document or electronically stored information was inadvertently sent shall promptly notify the sender and preserve the status quo for a reasonable period of time in order to permit the sender to take protective measures.

Credits

Amended June 9, 2003, effective Dec. 1, 2003; Sept. 2, 2014, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
17A Pt. 2 A. R. S. Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 42, Rules of Prof. Conduct, ER 4.4, AZ ST S CT RULE 42 RPC ER 4.4
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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