Arizona Eviction Laws: Forcible Detainers

Arizona Revised Statutes Title 12 – Arizona Forcible Entry and Detainer Laws

CHAPTER 8 – SPECIAL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO PROPERTY

Forcible Entry and Detainer

Acts which constitute forcible entry or detainer

Definition of forcible entry

Definition of forcible detainer; substitution of parties

Additional definition of forcible detainer

Immateriality of time possession obtained by tenant

Complaint and answer; service and return

Demand for jury; trial procedure

Trial and issue; postponement of trial

Judgment; writ of restitution; limitation on issuance; criminal violation; notice

Appeal to superior court; notice; bond

Stay of proceedings on judgment; record on appeal

Trial and judgment on appeal; writ of restitution

Appeal to supreme court; stay and bond

Proceedings no bar to certain actions