Arizona Revised Statutes § 22-219 Confession Of Judgment Without Issuance Or Service Of Process

22-219. Confession of judgment without issuance or service of process

A. A party may appear in person or by an agent or attorney before a justice of the peace without issuance or service of process and confess judgment for an amount within the jurisdiction of the justice of the peace, and such judgment shall be entered thereon on the filing by the plaintiff or the plaintiff's agent or attorney of an affidavit of the justness of plaintiff's claim.

B. If the judgment is confessed by an agent or attorney, the warrant of the agent or attorney authorizing the confession shall be filed with the justice and noted in the court record.

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