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Rule 24. Award of Attorney's Fees in Civil Matters

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior CourtEffective: December 9, 2020

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Cochise County (Refs & Annos)
C. Miscellany
Effective: December 9, 2020
17C A.R.S. Super.Ct.Local Prac.Rules, Cochise County, Rule 24
Formerly cited as AZ ST COCHISE SUPER CT Rule 26
Rule 24. Award of Attorney's Fees in Civil Matters
(a) Consistent with Rule 54(g)(1), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, where attorney's fees are permitted by contract or law, a claim for said fees shall be made in the pleadings or in a Rule 12 motion filed before the movant's responsive pleading.
(b) Subject to the requirement of Rule 54(g), when a decision on the merits of a cause has been made with an award of attorney's fees, counsel to whom attorney's fees are awarded shall file his affidavit in support thereof within twenty (20) days following the date of the minute entry of the decision. Opposing counsel shall have ten (10) days thereafter to file his objections to the appropriateness of fees or amount as set forth in the affidavit, and may also request a hearing. If no hearing is requested, the court shall determine the appropriateness and amount of fees based on the affidavit and opposition.

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Formerly Rule 26, adopted March 10, 1992, effective March 21, 1992. Renumbered Rule 24 and amended effective Dec. 9, 2020.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Cochise County, Rule 24, AZ ST COCHISE SUPER CT Rule 24
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through April 1, 2024. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through April 1, 2024.
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