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Rule 36. Real Party in Interest

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Family Law ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2022

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Family Law Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Parties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
17B A.R.S. Rules Fam.Law Proc., Rule 36
Rule 36. Real Party in Interest
(a) Generally. An action must be brought in the name of the real party in interest.
(b) Incapacitated Person or Adult in Need of Protection. A guardian or conservator may bring or defend an action, or otherwise act on behalf of, an incapacitated person or an adult in need of protection.
(c) Minor. A guardian, conservator, or a best interests attorney may bring or defend an action, or otherwise act on behalf of, a minor.
(d) Compensation. The court may allocate between the parties the fees and expenses of the minor's representative under (c) as the court deems appropriate.
(e) Action in the Name of the State for Another's Use. When a state statute so provides, an action for another's use or benefit must be brought in the name of the State of Arizona.

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Added Aug. 30, 2018, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Amended on an emergency basis Aug. 30, 2021, effective Sept. 29, 2021, adopted on a permanent basis effective Jan. 1, 2022.
17B A. R. S. Rules Fam. Law Proc., Rule 36, AZ ST RFLP Rule 36
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 8/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 8/1/22.
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