A. An injunction may be granted at the time of commencing the action upon the complaint, and at any time afterward before judgment upon affidavits. The complaint or the affidavits shall set forth sufficient grounds therefor.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 12-1803
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
B. An injunction shall not be granted on the complaint unless it is verified by the oath of the plaintiff that he has read the complaint, or heard the complaint read, knows the contents thereof, and that it is true of his own knowledge, except the matters stated therein on information and belief, and that as to those matters, he believes the complaint to be true.
C. A copy of the complaint, or, when granted upon affidavit, a copy of the affidavit, shall be served with the injunction.