Evictions as of March 30, 2020

The Pima County Justice Court is processing evictions, but court dates are being set out in May at the present time except for Immediate and Irreparable Actions which are being set for hearing now due the nature of the underlying issue. The Pima County Superior Court is continuing to process eviction actions and hold hearings.  The filing fees and costs are higher in Superior Court, but we can obtain a hearing on any eviction action in a timelier manner in Superior Court.  Please contact our office with any questions or concerns.  We are happy to discuss the best options for...

RE Governor’s Executive Order delaying the Execution of Writs of Restitution

March 26, 2020   Many misconceptions are flying around Executive Order 2020-14 issued by Governor Ducey this week regarding Postponement of Eviction Actions.  Here is what Landlords and Tenants need to know.   The Order stops the Constable or Sheriff from Serving a Writ of Restitution between March 24, 2020 and for 120 days thereafter only if the following conditions are met: The Tenant must provide the Landlord with proper written documentation evidencing their COVID-19 hardship (as further outlined below) and provide written notice to the Landlord of their hardship and acknowledge that contractual terms of the lease remain in...

Resources Flyer for Clients during COVID 19 Pandemic

Please click on the link below for our Resources Flyer.  It includes links to help with payment of rent and utilities, grocery services and food services for children and seniors, and a few fun Tucson things to do while we all participate in Social Distancing.  Please feel free to pass this flyer along to anyone who may find it useful.  We will be updating it periodically.  The last updated dated is on the last page of the flyer. Resources Flyer 3.26.20 Resources Flyer

Court Status with COVID 19

Court Status re COVID 19 We have received notice from the Courts regarding their anticipated status for the near future. Pima County Superior Court:  The Superior Court remains open.  Hearings are continuing, although most hearings are being either reset or held telephonically/video conferencing.  The court is limiting people being admitted to the building and requesting that anything that can be done remotely be dropped in a filing drop box outside or filed on-line. Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts:  The Courts are closed for civil matters.  They are accepting filings, but all hearings are being set 30 days out and currently...

March 19th Morning Corona Virus Update

We have just learned that many evictions in Maricopa County are being postponed. The Pima County Constables have released a statement that they are not executing Writs of Restitution and serving other eviction paperwork. The Pima County Board of Supervisors meets today. We are anticipating a statement from them regarding evictions moving forward as well the continuation of other civil matters in the courts. We will keep you posted.

March 18, 2020 Edmondson Law PC Newsletter

Edmondson Law PC:  Corona Virus updates Up to Date Information We are updating our Facebook Page and Blythe’s Blog on our Website with any and all New Information we receive as it relates to the Pima Court System and Ongoing cases as well as resources for our clients and their tenants. Evictions As of the writing of this newsletter, Pima County is still processing evictions for properties held by private landlords.  There is discussion in the community requesting that evictions be limited.  We recommend continuing with any eviction due to criminal activity or serious non-compliance issues in order to protect management...

Administrative Order from the Pima County Courts

The Governor of Arizona has declared a State Wide Emergency. The Presiding Judge of the Pima County Superior Court has issued an Administrative Order which applies to Pima County Superior Court as well as Pima County Justice Court; a link to the full order is below. Third Parties will likely be excluded from the Court Room (only attorneys, staff and parties in the court room). Anyone showing signs of COVID-19 will be asked to vacate the court. Anyone who suspects he/she may have COVID-19 or suspects he/she may have been exposed to COVID-19 should refrain from coming to court. Please...

City of Tucson and Pima County Updates

For updated information regarding COVID-19 and the City of Tucson please go to: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/manager/covid-19-updates For updated information regarding COVID-19 and Pima County please go to: https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=527452 Pima County, the City of Tucson and the Arizona Courts continue to update and adapt day by day and sometimes hour by hour as things change.  Please feel free to reach out to us for help or information.

Update from the Pima County Superior Court

The Pima County Superior Court has released a statement. https://www.sc.pima.gov/Portals/0/Library/SuperiorCourtRespondstoCOVID_19.pdf?no-cache The Courts remain open. Jury duty is suspended until March 31, 2020. For all cases in which Edmondson Law represents you, please contact our office for further information.  The Court is allowing remote participation and continuing some matters.