Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure

Rule 36. Real Party in Interest

(a) Generally. An action must be brought in the name of the real party in interest.

(b) Minor or an Incompetent Person. A guardian, conservator, child’s attorney, or similar fiduciary may bring or defend an action, or otherwise act on behalf of, a minor or an incompetent person.

(c) Compensation. The court may allocate between the parties the fees and expenses of the minor or incompetent person’s representative under (b) as the court deems appropriate.

(d) 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.