The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
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A. A party to a child custody proceeding, including a modification proceeding, or a petitioner or respondent in a proceeding to enforce or register a child custody determination, is not subject to personal jurisdiction in this state for another proceeding or purpose solely by reason of having participated, or of having been physically present for the purpose of participating, in the proceeding.
B. A person who is subject to personal jurisdiction in this state on a basis other than physical presence is not immune from service of process in this state. A party who is present in this state and who is subject to the jurisdiction of another state is not immune from service of process allowable under the laws of that state.
C. The immunity granted by subsection A does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to the participation in a proceeding under this chapter and committed by an individual while present in this state.