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FAQ - Civil Cases in Superior Court

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.

What is a waiver of service?

A person to an action may also sign an acceptance also known as a waiver of service; waiving service saves costs and gives the person answering 60 to respond to the complaint instead of 20.  To waive service the defendant, the person who would have been served, issuing a waiver in writing, signing and filing it with the court. More information about the specific requirements can be found in Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 4(f) and 4.1(c).
•    Rule 4 of Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure
•    Rule 4.1 of Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure