Additional Infomration

A.R.S. Supreme Court Rules, Rule 30 (b)

  1. Request for certified reporter.  Any party to any action in Superior Court may request that any proceeding in that action be recorded by a certified court reporter.  The Court shall grant the request if it is made at least three days prior to the proceeding to be recorded.
  2. Making the record in the absence of a timely request for a court reporter.  Except as provided for in (3) below, in the absence of a timely request for a certified court reporter the record will be made via electronic recording.
  3. Proceedings requiring a certified court reporter.  The following proceedings shall be recorded by a certified court reporter and not solely by electronic means, unless this requirement is waived by the parties and the court approves the waiver:
    1. Grand Jury proceedings;
    2. All proceedings in a first degree murder case; pursuant to A.R.S. 13-1105, once the intention  to seek the death penalty notice has been filed;
    3. Felony jury trials;
    4. Initial determinations of sexually violent person status, pursuant to A.R.S. 36-3706;
    5. Proceedings on a request for authorization of abortion without parental consent, pursuant to A.R.S. 36-2152.

Christopher Bleuenstein
Court Reporting Administrator
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