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Rule 15. Judgment

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 15
Rule 15. Judgment
(a) Final Signed Judgment. A judgment is a final written order of the court that decides the claims in the lawsuit and is binding on all parties. A final judgment must be signed by a justice of the peace or hearing officer and filed with the court.
(b) Rendering and Mailing a Judgment. A justice of the peace or hearing officer may render a judgment at the end of the hearing or within 10 days after the hearing. The court must mail a copy of the judgment to all parties within 5 days. Payment of the judgment is due when the judgment is rendered.
(c) Correcting a Judgment. On the court's own initiative or at either party's request, the court may correct the judgment if there is a misspelled name, a misstatement of fact, or a miscalculation of an amount.


Added Aug. 27, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Small Claims Proc., Rule 15, AZ ST SM CL Rule 15
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through September 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through September 15, 2023.
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