[Firm Name]

[Firm Address]

[Firm Phone Number]

[Firm Fax]

[Firm Email]

[Attorney Name and Bar Number]

Attorney for Plaintiff(s)


Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County


[Plaintiff Name(s)],










Case No.




Assigned to the Hon. [Judge]




[Affiant], being duly sworn, upon oath, deposes and says as follows:

  1. I am the attorney for plaintiff [Plaintiff] in this action. I submit this Affidavit to demonstrate the circumstances warranting the utilization of service of process under Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(f) (2017) and to establish the completion of such service.
  2. I am informed and believe that defendant [Defendant] is not a resident of the State of Arizona and cannot be found herein.
  3. Investigation has indicated that the last-known residence address for defendant [Defendant] was in the State of [State].
  4. Diligent efforts have been made to ascertain a current address for defendant [Defendant], either within or without the State of Arizona, and they have been unsuccessful. [Detailed description of efforts made to locate and serve defendant].
  5. Accordingly, this is one of the cases in which Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.2(f) (2017) authorizes service of process by means of publication.
  6. After exhausting the efforts detailed above in paragraph 4, I caused a Summons and a statement as to the method by which a copy of the Complaint could be obtained, to be published in [name of publication]. This newspaper is regularly published and circulated in the County where this action is pending.
  7. I caused the information described herein to be first published on [date of first publication] and published thereafter on the following dates [dates of additional publication], which is at least once a week for four successive weeks.
  8. A true copy of the Summons, and of the statement as to the manner in which a copy of the Complaint could be obtained, as printed and published, is attached to this Affidavit as Exhibit 1.
  9. Service was complete on [date of competed service], which is thirty (30) days after the first publication.


Dated this [Day] of [Month], [Year].



[Name of Plaintiff’s Attorney]

[Firm Name]

[Firm Address]

Attorney for Plaintiff