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FAQ - Calculating Time

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.

Rules of Criminal Procedure 1.3. Computation of Time

In computing any period of time of more than 24 hours, prescribed by these rules, by order of court, or by an applicable statute, the day of the act or event from which the designated period of time begins to run is not to be included. The last day of the period so computed shall be included, unless it is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, in which case the period shall run until the end of the next day which is neither a Saturday, Sunday nor a legal holiday. When the period of time prescribed or allowed is less than 7 days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays shall be excluded in the computation. Whenever a party has the  right or is required to take some action within a prescribed period after service of a notice or other paper and the notice or paper is  served by a method authorized by Rule 5(c)(2)(C), (D) Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, 5 calendar days shall be added to the prescribed period. Mailing pursuant to Arizona Rule of Civil Procedure 5(c)(2)(C) includes every type of service except same day hand delivery.