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Rule 17. Dismissing a Lawsuit

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 17
Rule 17. Dismissing a Lawsuit
(a) Voluntary Dismissal by the Plaintiff. If the defendant has not filed an answer or counterclaim in the lawsuit, the plaintiff may dismiss the complaint at any time by filing a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal.
(b) Dismissal by Agreement. The parties may mutually agree to dismiss the complaint and any counterclaims by filing an agreement to dismiss that is signed by all the parties who have appeared in the case.


Added Aug. 27, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Small Claims Proc., Rule 17, AZ ST SM CL Rule 17
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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