Attorney General's Office of Victim Services (Phoenix) Profile

Offers services to victims of a crime being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s office. Victims can contact the office individually, it is best to call ahead. There is no charge. These services are provided by trained advocates. Some of the services that the office offers includes but is not limited to; providing you with information on filing Orders of Protection and Injunctions against harassment, helping you file for compensation through your local Crime Victim Compensation Board, assisting and supporting you through all criminal justice proceedings, and support you through court appearances, depositions, or interviews.

Address
1275 W Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-5025
Toll Free: 800-458-4911
Website: http://www.attorneygeneral.state.az.us/victims_rights/

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QUESTIONS

  • How much does it cost to get a name change?
  • I have a 2 year old son and his father has not contacted me to see him in 5 months. Currently he is incarcerated and has not paid any money for the purge amount for the passed 2 months. Am I able to file for child abandonment after 6 months if the father continues this behavior? If so, how do I go about filing for this?
  • My mother lives in Phoenix and has Title 14 Guardianship of our 6 year old nephew. She wants to transfer it to us in Texas. The child's mother agrees with the plan and will give consent. I believe ARS 8-874 applies here. Where do we find the paperwork to motion for appointment of a successor and affidavit (assuming this is the correct path to take).
  • I am the guardian of my 2 grandchildren (their mother is my oldest daughter) she had been in a domestic violence situation with the kids dad (he is in prison until July 2016) she lives with friends, no job, possible drugs. He does drugs and has a new girlfriend pregnant. I do not want either of them to obtain children EVER. What can I do to protect the kids and myself since Arizona tends to want to reunite children and parents. This is not a good idea with either of the biological parents. I love them to much to have them suffer. Guardian since 2010, they are age 9 and 6. suggestions?
  • Is it possibly to get a criminal lawyer probono. Charges from my past when i was still doing drugs were brought up last week. I have no involvement in that life anymore but now because im on probation(almost done),& have a prior felony (not same charge) im looking at prison time. Their possession of dangerous drugs, intent to sell, paraphernalia and one more drug related charge i cant remember. Please help me.
  • How can I verify the validity of a Beneficiary Deed?
  • I've lived with my boyfriend for 4 years he's telling me I have to get out in 2 days can he
  • the irs has taken approximately $40,000.00 from my social security checks over the past 6 years without ever notifying me as to why they are doing so. i thought i had a right to know why and where the money was going. i am now unable to work to survive and desperately need the full benefit to which i am entitled. do i not have a right to know what is going on with my money?
  • I live in a condo complex. One of the other owners has been storing property in a storage bin which is not her own. She appropriated it when it went into foreclosure. The current owner wants that storage bin. What can we do? The lock is still on and the woman (a lawyer, by the way) refuses to remove it.
  • I'm renting the 1st floor of my landlords house.I have an open end lease.She is putting the house up for sale. how much time do I have after im given a written notification?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES

  • State Bar of Arizona
    www.azbar.org
  • Maricopa County Bar
    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
  • Pima County Bar
    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233
  • Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
    866-553-0893
  • Certified Legal Document Preparer Program
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