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Rule 7.2. Motions in Limine

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Civil Procedure for the Superior Courts of ArizonaEffective: September 1, 2019

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Civil Procedure for the Superior Courts of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
III. Pleadings and Motions; Pretrial Procedures
Effective: September 1, 2019
16 A.R.S. Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 7.2
Rule 7.2. Motions in Limine
(a) Obligation to Confer. Within sufficient time to comply with Rule 7.2(b), the parties must confer to identify any disputed evidentiary issue that they anticipate will be the subject of a motion in limine.
(b) Deadline for Filing. Unless a different schedule is ordered by the court, the parties must file all motions in limine for which pretrial rulings are desired no later than 30 days before either a Trial Management Conference or, if no Trial Management Conference is set, the date of the trial.
(c) No Replies Permitted. The moving party may not file a reply in support of its motion in limine.
(d) Pretrial Rulings. All motions in limine submitted in accordance with Rule 7.2(b) must be ruled on before trial unless the court determines the particular issue of admissibility is better considered at trial. The court's denial of a motion in limine preserves the moving party's objection to the evidence for purposes of appeal.
(e) Effect of Noncompliance. Motions in limine not filed in accordance with Rule 7.2(b) will be deemed untimely and will not be ruled on before trial unless good cause is shown. The failure to file a motion in limine in compliance with this rule does not operate as a waiver of the right to object to evidence at trial.


Added Sept. 2, 2016, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
16 A. R. S. Rules Civ. Proc., Rule 7.2, AZ ST RCP Rule 7.2
Current with amendments received through 08/15/2020.
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