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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.

How long do I have to answer a complaint?

The time to file an answer to a civil complaint is 20 days from the date you are served, if it is in state, and 60 days for a waiver of service. If it is out of state, you have 30 days to file an answer. If the last day falls on a weekend or holiday, you have until the end of the next business day to file.
•    Rule 4.1(c)(3) of Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure