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Rule 6. Domestic Relations

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Yuma County (Refs & Annos)
17C A.R.S. Super.Ct.Local Prac.Rules, Yuma County, Rule 6
Rule 6. Domestic Relations
A. Family Law Cover Sheet.
1. At the time of filing an initial Petition, Response or other pleading with the Clerk of the Court, the filing party shall submit a completed Family Law Cover Sheet in a form substantially similar to Appendix A of these rules.
2. The Clerk of the Court shall enter the case information from the Family Law Cover Sheet into the Court's case management system. The original Family Law Cover Sheet shall not be part of the file and shall not be public record but shall be held by the Clerk of the Court in a secure file for thirty (30) days at which time it shall be destroyed.
B. Preparation of Pleadings. In addition to the requirements set forth in Rule 30(C), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, all pleadings filed shall have line numbers at double spaced intervals along the left side of the page. The space above the title of the Court to the right of the center of the page shall be reserved for the filing marks of the Clerk of the Court.
C. Orders to Appear re: Temporary Orders.
1. In lieu of the procedures for issuance of an Order to Appear re: Temporary Orders set forth in Rule 47(C), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, issuance of an Order to Appear shall be pursuant to this rule.
2. The moving party shall first contact the office of the assigned judicial officer to obtain a date suitable for hearing. The moving party shall then file a Petition for Issuance of an Order to Appear with the Clerk of the Court and shall submit to the assigned division of the Court:
(a) one (1) copy of the Petition;
(b) one (1) copy of the financial documents required by Rule 47(A), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure; and
(c) the original and three (3) copies of the form of Order to Appear, setting forth the date set for hearing, substantially in the form set forth in Rule 97, Form 13, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.
4. The assigned judicial officer shall review the materials and, if appropriate, shall issue the Order to Appear and cause the original of the Order to Appear to be filed with the Clerk of the Court and the copies conformed. The financial information and the conformed copies of the Order to Appear shall be returned to the moving party, who shall perfect service in accordance with the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.
D. Motion Practice--Request for Oral Argument.
1. A party filing any motion requesting affirmative relief shall set forth in the motion a statement indicating whether oral argument is requested.
2. A conformed copy of any motion requesting affirmative relief shall be provided to the assigned division of the Court.
E. Joint Property Schedules.
1. Required Forms. In any dissolution of marriage action or action for legal separation in which the Court must determine an equitable division of property, the parties shall file with the court a jointly prepared:
(a) Inventory of Community Property, in a form substantially similar to Appendix B of these rules;
(b) Inventory of Community Debts, in a form substantially similar to Appendix C of these rules; and
(c) Inventory of Husband's Separate Property and Inventory of Wife's Separate Property, in a form substantially similar to that set forth in Appendix D of these rules.
2. Parties' Responsibilities.
(a) Petitioner shall provide a first draft of these schedules to Respondent within thirty (30) days of the exchange of disclosure required by Rule 49, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.
(b) Respondent shall make additions, comments, and notations of agreement and shall return the schedules to Petitioner within thirty (30) days of receipt.
(c) Petitioner shall make final comments only on those items or notations added by Respondent and shall cause the schedules to be filed with the court within the time set forth for the filing of a joint pretrial statement pursuant to Rule 76, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.
3. Procedure in Lieu of Rule 49(D)(7). The timely exchange of joint property schedules as set forth in this rule may be used in lieu of the preparation and exchange of property lists pursuant to Rule 49(D)(7), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.

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Amended Sept. 5, 2007, effective Jan. 1, 2008.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Yuma County, Rule 6, AZ ST YUMA SUPER CT Rule 6
Current with amendments received through 05/1/19
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