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Rule 25. Additional Filings

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Family Law ProcedureEffective: September 1, 2019

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Family Law Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Pleadings and Motions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 1, 2019
17B A.R.S. Rules Fam.Law Proc., Rule 25
Formerly cited as AZ ST RFLP Rule 26
Rule 25. Additional Filings
(a) Petition for Annulment, Dissolution of Marriage, or Legal Separation. When filing a petition for annulment, dissolution of marriage, or legal separation, the petitioner must present to the clerk a preliminary injunction for issuance under A.R.S. § 25-315(A) and a summons. The clerk will issue the preliminary injunction and the summons and return them to the petitioner for service.
(b) Petition for Paternity or Maternity. When filing a petition for paternity or maternity, the petitioner must present to the clerk a summons that the clerk will issue and return to the petitioner for service. When the petition for paternity or maternity includes a request for legal decision-making or parenting time, the petitioner also must present to the clerk a preliminary injunction pursuant to A.R.S. § 25-808, which the clerk will issue and return to the petitioner for service.
(c) Petition to Establish Legal Decision-Making or Parenting Time for a Child Whose Paternity Has Been Established. When filing a petition to establish legal decision-making or parenting time for a child whose paternity has been established, the party must present to the clerk for issuance a preliminary injunction for service, pursuant to A.R.S. § 25-808, and a summons.
(d) Notices, Forms and Orders. In addition to the documents described in sections (a), (b), and (c), the petitioner must present to the clerk for issuance all notices, forms, and orders required by statutes, these rules, local rules, or administrative orders, which the clerk will issue and return to petitioner for service.
(e) Family Law Cover Sheet. A family law cover sheet must be presented as required by administrative order or local rule.
(f) Order to Appear. When filing any action described in Rule 23(b)(2), the petitioner must give the court two copies of an order to appear substantially similar to Form 13, Rule 97 (“Order to Appear”). The court will use the order to appear to schedule a hearing on the petition and will return a copy to the petitioner for service.

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Added Aug. 30, 2018, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
17B A. R. S. Rules Fam. Law Proc., Rule 25, AZ ST RFLP Rule 25
Current with amendments received through 08/15/2020.
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