A. If the writ is directed to the sheriff or other officer of the court out of which the writ is issued, it shall be delivered by the clerk to such officer without delay, as other writs are delivered for service. If the writ is directed to any other officer or person, the writ shall be delivered to the sheriff, and shall be by him served upon such officer or person by delivering the writ to him without delay.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-4126

  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.

B. If the officer or person to whom the writ is directed cannot be found, or refuses admittance of the officer or person serving or delivering the writ, the writ may be served or delivered by leaving it at the residence of the officer or person to whom it is directed, or by affixing it on some conspicuous place on the outside either of his dwelling house or of the place where the party is confined or under restraint.