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Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.
In Arizona, there are a number of different statutes that govern court procedures.  Eviction actions are governed by the Rules of Procedure for Eviction Actions (RPEA).  The RPEA explains the special rules that apply in eviction cases. You can view the RPEA by visiting the WestLaw website.

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The information below may be helpful to you but is not a substitute for legal advice.
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  • Duties of the landlord when filing an eviction
  • Duties of the tenant when responding to the eviction claim
  • Either party may hire an attorney to represent them, or can represent themselves
  • What is required to be included in the complaint and summons
  • How a tenant is served paperwork
  • Filing a counterclaim
  • How to file a motion
  • Disclosure rules
  • Specific rules about the eviction hearing
  • Writ of restitution