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Default Time Table Enter date of service and click the 'Calculate Days' button to display dates for 20, 30 and 60 days from the date entered.
    • Look at the Timetable Below. If the last day for the other party to respond falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, you do not count that day. The last day you count to determine if you can file the default papers, must be a day when this court is open for business.
    • Include Weekends and Holidays. In counting the days, include weekends and holidays until you reach the number of days in the Timetable below. If the other party files a written response with the court, you CANNOT GO BY DEFAULT.
Default Time Table
Service By Count Event
“Acceptance of Service” (in Arizona)Registered mail in (Arizona) 20 days
20 days
after other party signs “Acceptance of Service
after other party signs green card
Process Server (in Arizona) 20 days after other party receives papers from process server
Sheriff (in Arizona) 20 days after other party receives papers from sheriff
“Acceptance of Service” (out of State) 30 days after other party signs “Acceptance of Service”
Registered mail (out of State) 30 days after other party signs green card
Process Server (out of State) 30 days after other party receives papers from process server
Sheriff (out of State) 30 days after other party receives papers from sheriff
Publication 60 days after the 1st day of publication
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