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How to Domesticate an Out of State Subpoena in Arizona under UIDDA

Do you need to Domesticate and Serve an Out of State Subpoena in Arizona pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Deposition and Discovery Act (UIDDA)?


Arizona Foreign Subpoena Domestication and Service of Process

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To domesticate a subpoena in a case being litigated in any U.S. state other than Arizona (referred to as a “foreign” state) the request for subpoena together with the required documents and filing fee must be filed with the Clerk of Courts in the Superior Court in the county where the discovery is sought to be conducted in Arizona pursuant to Ariz.R.Civ.P. 45.1.  

Documents to be filed with the Arizona Superior Court in order to domesticate a foreign subpoena include: 

(1) Foreign Subpoena issued from the home state and jurisdiction which states the following below the case number: “For issuance of an Arizona Subpoena under Ariz.R.Civ.P. 45.1”

(2) Arizona subpoena as defined in Rule 45(a)(1) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure (“ARCP”), as well as a list of all counsel of record with complete contact information. 

(3) Filing fee check in the amount of $30 made payable to the Superior Court.


Instructions for Issuance of a Subpoena for a Foreign Deposition Under Rule 45.1 - Maricopa County

​Do you need to domesticate an out of state subpoena (aka "foreign subpoena") and have it served in Arizona pursuant to Ariz.R.Civ.P. 45.1?

Our experienced staff can assist to prepare and file the required documents  with the Superior Court and advance the necessary filing fee in order to have the Arizona subpoena issued properly. Once issued, we can proceed to have it served right away and can also advance any required witness fees at the time of service.


Please call or email to have a subpoena domesticated and served in Arizona professionally and without delay. 

What is a Subpoena? 

A subpoena is a document that orders a named individual to personally appear at a trial or hearing to:

1) give testimony (known as a Subpoena Ad Testificandum) or

2) to produce documents or objects to be used at a trial or hearing as evidence (known as a Subpoena Duces Tecum).


Subpoena Ad Testificandum – Use this subpoena when an individual's testimony at a trial or hearing is needed. 

Subpoena Duces Tecum – Use this subpoena when an individual's appearance and production of documents or other objects are needed at a trial or hearing. 


Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law, there may be times when the material on this page is not current. We have made every effort to provide complete and accurate information of the general rules governing domestication and service of process of subpoenas in Arizona. However, we cannot guarantee the current accuracy of the above listed content, it is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. We assume no liability whatsoever and will not be held responsible directly or indirectly for any damages resulting from any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or your reliance on this partial information.

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