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Rule 23. Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute

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 23
Formerly cited as AZ ST COCHISE SUPER CT Rule 25
Rule 23. Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute
(a) Any civil action may be dismissed for failure to prosecute upon written motion and notice to opposing counsel, at the discretion of the court, upon the court's own motion and notice to counsel or to parties acting in pro se or in accordance with Rule 38.1(d), Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure or Rule 46(b)(2), Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure.
(b) No dismissal shall be ordered during any period a party seeking affirmative relief is in the military service of the United States and is unable by reason thereof to be present at the trial.
(c) After a case has been set for trial and the parties have announced settlement without presenting a final judgment to the court, the case shall be placed on the dismissal calendar and the parties notified that the case will be dismissed without further notice sixty (60) days thereafter unless in the meantime a final judgment has been filed and entered of record or unless the court, on motion of any party, resets the case for trial. The dismissal shall be automatic without further action of the court.


Formerly Rule 25, adopted March 10, 1992, effective March 21, 1992. Renumbered Rule 23 and amended effective Dec. 9, 2020.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Cochise County, Rule 23, AZ ST COCHISE SUPER CT Rule 23
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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