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Rule 1. Scope, Applicability, and Construction

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedArizona Rules of Probate ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2020

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part I. General Information
Effective: January 1, 2020
17B A.R.S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 1
Rule 1. Scope, Applicability, and Construction
(a) Scope. These rules govern procedures in all probate proceedings in the superior court.
(b) Applicability. These rules apply to all persons in a probate proceeding, whether self-represented or represented by an attorney.
(c) Construction. The court must enforce and construe these rules in a manner that ensures a consistent, predictable, prompt, efficient, and just resolution of probate proceedings.


Added Aug. 29, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Amended Dec. 12, 2019, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
17B A. R. S. Rules Probate Proc., Rule 1, AZ ST PROB Rule 1
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through May 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through May 15, 2023.
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