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Rule 23. Conduct of Trial; Voir Dire; Instructions; Interrogatories

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior CourtEffective: September 1, 2019

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Apache County (Refs & Annos)
Pretrial and Trial Procedures
Effective: September 1, 2019
17C A.R.S. Super.Ct.Local Prac.Rules, Apache County, Rule 23
Rule 23. Conduct of Trial; Voir Dire; Instructions; Interrogatories
a. Voir Dire Questions. Areas into which the attorneys wish to inquire through voir dire to the jury shall be presented to the trial judge, in writing, no later than the Friday preceding the first day of trial.
b. Instructions--Form and Copies.
(1) All requested instructions shall be numbered and shall cite the authorities relied on by counsel in support thereof. In criminal cases, the pertinent parts of the Rules of Criminal Procedure shall apply. All requested instructions shall be submitted to the Court and opposing counsel no later than the Friday preceding the first day of trial on plain paper, double-spaced, each such paper being submitted with one instruction to a page with the title of the instruction at the top of the page; the number thereof and the authorities shall be placed on the bottom three inches of the page. Instructions which could not reasonably have been anticipated prior to trial may be submitted, with leave of Court, at the close of the evidence.
(2) Counsel shall submit for purpose of submission to the jury, in addition to the original set of instructions in the form hereinbefore specified, a duplicate set of instructions without number and citation of authorities or without any indication as to the party submitting the same.
c. Interrogatories. In those matters where interrogatories are to be submitted to the jury, they shall be submitted on plain paper, double-spaced, each such paper being without any indication as to the party or the attorney submitting the same and there shall be but one interrogatory to a sheet. The interrogatory number will be left blank.

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Adopted March 3, 1993, effective June 1, 1993.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Apache County, Rule 23, AZ ST APACHE SUPER CT Rule 23
Current with amendments received through 08/15/2020.
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