Free Common Law Legal Document Templates

This site provides attorneys with sample law pleadings for Maricopa County, Arizona. These are commonly used for motions, petitions, and other legal documents used in personal injury, probate, and civil cases in Phoenix. In addition to Arizona state specific legal document templates, we also have templates geared towards common law and the FRCP. 100% free and open source. If you are not an attorney but are an injury victim, please contact us for more information.

TitleDescriptionStatuteType of LawDateLink
Acceptance of Service by DefendantUsed when a defendant voluntarily waives traditional service.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4(f)October 27, 2020

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Acceptance of Service by Defendant’s AttorneyUsed when a defendant's attorney voluntarily accepts service on behalf of his or her client.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4(f)October 27, 2020

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Affidavit – Propriety and Completion of Direct Service Out of StateAffidavit to accompany and support service by publication when a defendant's address is unknown.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(b)October 28, 2020

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Affidavit – Propriety and Completion of Service out of State by Registered MailAffidavit to accompany and support service by publication when a defendant's address is unknown.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(c)October 29, 2020

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Affidavit – Service by Publication, Absent or Transient DefendantAffidavit to accompany and support service by publication when a defendant is transient or homeless.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(f)November 4, 2020

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Affidavit – Service by Publication, Defendant’s Residence UnknownAffidavit to accompany and support service by publication when a defendant's address is unknown.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(f)November 5, 2020

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Affidavit – Service by Publication, Unable to ServeAffidavit to accompany and support service by publication when a defendant is unable to be served, even when it is known where they reside.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(f)November 11, 2020

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Arbitration CertificationArbitration certificate to accompany process in a Maricopa County Civil Matter. States whether the case is or is not subject to compulsory arbitration based on the value of claimed monetary damages.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 8(j)November 5, 2020

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Civil SummonsSummons used for a defendant subject to a civil actionAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(b)November 14, 2020

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Civil Summons – Fictitiously Named DefendantSummons used for a defendant whose identity is unknownAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(c)November 11, 2020

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Complaint – Motor Vehicle Accident Common Law NegligenceUsed to file a lawsuit against a driver for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Commonly used in car crash cases.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 3November 20, 2020

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Complaint – Motor Vehicle Accident Common Law Negligence and Negligence Per SeUsed to file a lawsuit against a driver for injury involving a motor vehicle. Alleges common law negligence and negligence per se. Commonly used in car crash cases where defendant violated a statute while driving.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 3November 21, 2020

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Complaint – Premises Liability Common Law NegligenceUsed to file a lawsuit against a possessor of land for a hazard that existed on property in their possession that caused injury to plaintiff.Ariz. R. Civ. P. 3November 27, 2020

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Motion – Authorizing Substitute ServiceMotion requesting an order be granted authorizing substitute service of the defendant due to inability or impracticabilityAriz. R. Civ. P. 4.1(k)November 28, 2020

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Motion – Dismiss for Failure to Secure Timely ServiceMotion to dismiss for failure to serve the defendant within the time allotted by the civil ruleAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(i)December 4, 2020

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Motion – For Extension of TimeMotion requesting an extion of time to complete an actionAriz. R. Civ. P. 6(b)December 5, 2020

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Motion – For Extension of Time Before Expiration of PeriodMotion for an extension of time before the time period has expiredAriz. R. Civ. P. 6(b)December 11, 2020

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Motion – For Withdrawal as CounselMotion to withdraw as counsel for a party in litigation and substiitute alternate counselAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.3(a)December 12, 2020

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Motion – Leave to Amend ProcessMotion for leave to amend process upon a defendantAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(h)December 18, 2020

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Motion – Special Appointment To Serve ProcessMotion to appoint a private party to serve processAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(d)December 19, 2020

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Motion – To Extend Time to Secure Service of ProcessMotion requesting an extension of time for the time to serve the defendantAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(i)December 25, 2020

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Motion – To File Category of Documents Under Seal on MotionMotion to file a category of documents under seal. Used to keep multiple documents in a specific category from being publicly accessibleAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.4(d)December 26, 2020

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Motion – To File Category of Documents Under Seal on MotionMotion to file a document under seal. Used to keep documents from being publicly accessibleAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.4(d)January 1, 2021

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Motion – To Unseal DocumentsMotion to unseal documents which are unavailable for public accessAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.4(h)January 2, 2021

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Notice of Filing Acceptance of ServiceNotifying the court of acceptance of service on behalf of a defendantAriz. R. Civ. P. 4(f)January 8, 2021

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Notice of Limited AppearanceNotifying the court of representation for a defendant in a limited capacityAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.3(a)January 9, 2021

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Notice of Limited Scope of RepresentationNotifying the court of representation for a defendant in a limited capacityAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.3(c)January 15, 2021

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Notice of Lodging and Service of Lodged Document(s)Notifying the court of lodging documents and service of those documents upon necessary partiesAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.4(e)January 16, 2021

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Notice of Lodging Document Subject to Protective Order or Confidentiality AgreementNotifying the court that sealed documents were produced in discovery and must be filed under seal to prevent public discloosureAriz. R. Civ. P. 5.4(g)January 22, 2021

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