Ariz. R. Evid. 602

As amended through December 6, 2023
Rule 602 - Need for Personal Knowledge

A witness may testify to a matter only if evidence is introduced sufficient to support a finding that the witness has personal knowledge of the matter. Evidence to prove personal knowledge may consist of the witness's own testimony. This rule does not apply to a witness's expert testimony under Rule 703.

Ariz. R. Evi. 602

Amended Oct. 19, 1988, effective 11/1/1988; 9/8/2011, effective 1/1/2012.


The language of Rule 602 has been amended to conform to the federal restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.



Federal Rules of Evidence, Rule 602.