[Firm Phone Number]
[Attorney Name and Bar Number]
Attorney for Plaintiff(s)
Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County
Assigned to the Hon. [Judge]
This matter came before the Court on plaintiff’s Motion for Order Authorizing Substitute Service, pursuant to Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.1(k) (2017)The Court has received and considered the memoranda and affidavits submitted, and has heard the oral argument of counsel.
Being fully advised in the premises, the Court finds that service of process in this action upon defendant by one of the means authorized by Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.1 has proven impracticable because [name of substitute person to be served] controls, and has denied, access to defendant.
Based upon the foregoing findings, and good cause appearing therefor;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff’s Motion for Order Authorizing Substitute Service is granted, and substitute service of process in this action may be made upon defendant by service of process upon [name of substitute person to be served].
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff shall forthwith cause to be mailed to [name of party to be served], at the last known residence or business address of [name of party to be served], a copy of the Summons and the Complaint directed to defendant, and shall file and serve satisfactory evidence of such mailing.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, in addition, plaintiff shall undertake reasonable efforts to assure defendant receives actual notice of the commencement of this action.
Dated this [Day] of [Month], [Year].
[Name of Judge]
Presiding Judge of [Court System], County of [County]