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Rule 7.1. Social Studies for Adoptions

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedLocal Rules of Practice Superior Court

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Local Rules of Practice Superior Court (Refs & Annos)
Maricopa County (Refs & Annos)
Rule 7. Juvenile Cases
17C A.R.S. Super.Ct.Local Prac.Rules, Maricopa County, Rule 7.1
Rule 7.1. Social Studies for Adoptions
For purposes of the social study required for an adoption by A.R.S. § 8-112, the court may presume the records checks are timely if completed no earlier than the following: (a) three (3) years before the petition to adopt was filed for the federal criminal records check; and (b) one (1) year before the petition to adopt was filed for the state criminal records check and central registry records check. The court may consider stale records checks upon a showing of good cause, and may order additional records checks as appropriate under A.R.S. § 8-112.

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Amended Oct. 28, 1981, effective Nov. 2, 1981; June 12, 2013, effective July 1, 2013.
17C A. R. S. Super. Ct. Local Prac. Rules, Maricopa County, Rule 7.1, AZ ST MARICOPA SUPER CT Rule 7.1
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 9/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 9/1/22.
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