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Question: CAN A PLAINTIFF (VICTIM) BE ARRESTED FOR TALKING TO THE DEFENDANT WITH THE ORDER OF PROTECTION IN PLACE

Answer: From the Maricopa County Superior Courts website:

Plaintiff Contact:
Even if you initiate contact, the Defendant could be arrested for violating this protective order. If the Defendant does not want you to contact him/her, the Defendant has the right to request a protective order against you.

http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/ProtectiveOrderCenter/oop.asp

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  • CAN A PLAINTIFF (VICTIM) BE ARRESTED FOR TALKING TO THE DEFENDANT WITH THE ORDER OF PROTECTION IN PLACE

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