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Rule 89. Enforcing a Judgment for a Specific Act

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Family Law Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Family Law Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part X. Judgments and Decrees (Refs & Annos)
17B A.R.S. Rules Fam.Law Proc., Rule 89
Rule 89. Enforcing a Judgment for a Specific Act
(a) A Party's Failure to Act; Ordering Another to Act. If a judgment requires a party to convey land, to deliver a deed or other document, or to perform any other specific act and the party fails to comply within the time specified, the court may order the act to be done--at the disobedient party's expense--by another person appointed by the court. When done, the act has the same effect as if done by the party.
(b) Vesting Title. If the real or personal property is within Arizona, the court--instead of ordering a conveyance--may enter a judgment divesting any party's title and vesting it in others. That judgment has the effect of a legally executed conveyance.
(c) Obtaining a Writ of Attachment or Sequestration. On application by a party entitled to performance of an act, the clerk must issue a writ of attachment or sequestration against the disobedient party's property to compel obedience.
(d) Obtaining a Writ of Execution or Assistance. On application by a party who obtains a judgment or order for possession, the clerk must issue a writ of execution or assistance.
(e) Contempt. The court also may hold the disobedient party in contempt.

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Added Aug. 30, 2018, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL NOTES
Former Rule 89, relating to judgment for specific acts, and vesting title, was abrogated Aug. 30, 2018, effective Jan. 1, 2019. See, now, this rule.
17B A. R. S. Rules Fam. Law Proc., Rule 89, AZ ST RFLP Rule 89
Current with amendments received through 08/15/19
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