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Rule 74. Certificates of Good Standing

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court of Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
V. Regulation of the Practice of Law
M. Public Access; Records
A.R.S. Sup.Ct.Rules, Rule 74
Rule 74. Certificates of Good Standing
(a) Request for Certificate. All requests by members of the state bar for a certificate of good standing shall be made in writing to the disciplinary clerk and shall include the lawyer's bar number and any required fee as established by the Supreme Court and made payable to the Arizona Supreme Court. Except as otherwise provided in this rule, all certificates related to the good standing or lack thereof of members of the state bar shall be issued by the disciplinary clerk for or on behalf of the court.
(b) Certificates Issued by the Supreme Court. In those instances where a certificate of good standing must be issued by the court, the certificate shall be presented by the disciplinary clerk to the clerk of the court for signature based on the disciplinary clerk's written recommendation that the certificate should be issued. The disciplinary clerk shall collect any required fee prior to issuance of the certificate of good standing and shall transmit it to the clerk of the court. This fee shall be separate from any certification fee required by the disciplinary clerk.
(c) Form of Certificate. The certificate shall include any prior public discipline imposed, or transfers to and from disability inactive status during the prior ten (10) years. Where requested, the certificate shall include any public disciplinary proceedings that are pending as of the date of the certification. The form of the certificate shall be as follows:
CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING ISSUED BY THE DISCIPLINARY CLERK FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE SUPREME COURT OF ARIZONA
The Disciplinary Clerk, pursuant to Rule 74, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona, hereby certifies that, according to the records of the State Bar, (name of member) was duly admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor at law in all courts of Arizona by the Supreme Court of Arizona on (date) and is now, as of the date of this Certificate, an (active, inactive, judicial, retired) member of the State Bar of Arizona in good standing.
(add if applicable)
During the preceding ten (10) years, this attorney has had discipline imposed as follows:
(Date)
(Nature and type of discipline)
During the preceding ten (10) years, this attorney was transferred to disability status from ___ to ___
(add if applicable)
As of the date of this certification, public disciplinary proceedings concerning this attorney are pending before the (Presiding Disciplinary Judge, Hearing Panel, Supreme Court of Arizona).
Given under the seal of the Disciplinary
Clerk of the Supreme Court of Arizona
this ___ day of __________, 20 ___.
 
 
(Authorized Signature)

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Added June 9, 2003, effective Dec. 1, 2003. Amended June 30, 2010, effective Jan. 1, 2011.
17A Pt. 2 A. R. S. Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 74, AZ ST S CT Rule 74
Current with amendments received through 08/15/2020.
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