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Rule 11. Transferring the Lawsuit to the Justice Court Civil Division

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Small Claims ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2020

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Small Claims Procedure
Effective: January 1, 2020
17B A.R.S. Rules of Small Claims Procedure, Rule 11
Rule 11. Transferring the Lawsuit to the Justice Court Civil Division
(a) Requesting Transfer. Either party can file a request to transfer the lawsuit to the civil division of the justice court no later than 10 business days before the hearing date.
(b) Voluntary Dismissal After Transfer. If a defendant requests transfer but has not filed an answer or counterclaim, a plaintiff who does not want the lawsuit to proceed in the civil division has 15 days after the transfer request to voluntarily dismiss the lawsuit.

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Added Aug. 27, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Small Claims Proc., Rule 11, AZ ST SM CL Rule 11
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through 11/1/21. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 11/1/21.
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