Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure

ARFLP Rule 1. Scope and Applicability of These Rules

(a) Scope. These rules govern procedures in family law cases and all matters arising under Title 25 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. (b) Construction. Parties and courts should construe these rules, and courts should enforce them, in a manner that ensures a just, prompt, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding. (c) Civil Rules. The Arizona Rules of Civil

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ARFLP Rule 2. Applicability of the Arizona Rules of Evidence

(a) Effect of a Rule 2(a) Notice; Time for Filing. Any party may file a notice to require compliance with the Arizona Rules of Evidence at a hearing or trial. A party must file the notice at least 45 days before the hearing or trial, or by another date set by the court. If a hearing or trial is set

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ARFLP Rule 3. Definitions

(a) Guardian. A “guardian” is a person appointed under Titles 8 or 14 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Guardian is defined in order to distinguish a guardian from a guardian ad litem or best interests attorney. (b) In Camera Review. “In camera” means a judicial officer's review of a document that occurs in chambers and not in open court. If

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ARFLP Rule 4. Computing and Extending Time

(a) Computing Time. The following rules apply in computing any time period specified in these rules or in any local rule, court order, or statute: (1) Day of the Event Excluded. Exclude the day of the act, event, or default that begins the period. (2) Exclusions if the Deadline Is Less Than 11 Days. Exclude intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and legal

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