After ten months and hundreds of person-hours of effort by the members, the work of the Probate Rules Task Force is in large measure complete. The Task Force has filed a petition with the Arizona Supreme Court to approve the revised rules. The proposed rules contain both stylistic and substantive changes. Both practitioners and the public may view the petition and the proposed rules here: https://www.azcourts.gov/Rules-Forum/aft/925
On December 20, 2017, by Administrative Order 2017-133, the Supreme Court of Arizona has appointed Attorney Barron to the Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure. The Task Force is to review the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure to identify possible changes to conform to modern usage (of language) with an eye towards clarifying and simplifying the rules.