Domestic Violence

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Determining Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a term that is often thrown around but sometimes can be hard to define. This article explains the concepts of  teen and domestic violence and they laws that surround them.


Protective Order Center - How to Obtain an Order of Protection from the Court

Maricopa County Superior Court has created a series of videos to help the public to better understand popular areas of law. This video discusses the Protective Order Center located in downtown Phoenix and the process of getting an order of protection.


Domestic Violence Resource Guide


Victim's Bill of Rights

Arizona leads the nation in the most victim's rights provided. In addition to statutes, Arizona has a constitutional amendment for victim's rights. Learn about these rights here.


Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


County Resources for Domestice Violence Victims

Just click on your County below to find information and phone numbers for the courts, counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Tribal Resources, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Yuma County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Santa Cruz County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Pinal County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Maricopa County Domestic Violence Resources

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La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Graham County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence

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Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Apache County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Children Hurt Too

Children are in pain when Domestic Violence in is their lives. This Booklet gives information about how to help children deal with Domestic Violence.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide

Find information about how to report domestice violence, getting and enforcing protective orders, hearings and more.


Things You Should Know about Protective Orders

When you are in a relationship with someone who uses threats, harasses, molests, stalks, attacks, batters or strikes you, your family or your children, that person is committing Domestic Violence. You are not alone.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Related Questions


Question: Quash: The judicial officer stops the Order of Protection or Injunction Against Harassment. Note: Nothing the plaintiff does can stop, change or undo the order. what does this mean. I want to quash an OP that I have against a person. I've decided the emergency is over and don't want to wait for 1 year to expire. What are the consequences to me or the defendant?
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Question: Is it possible to remove a domestic violence charge from my record to stop having a delay when I purchase firearms?
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Question: In Sept. of 2014 my boyfriend pushed me down the stairs in our house and was arrested. Six months later Jan. 16, 2015 he punched me several times in the face breaking my nose and causing me to get 7 stitches above my left eye. He choked me and then forced me to sit in a chair while he threatened me. He fled before HPD arrived and was arrested in March for felony battery and coercion. I did not testify and charges were dropped. On Feb. 8th, 2017 he was arrested for DV. Can the prior charges get brought back in the new case even if he wasn't convicted?
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Question: can i change my mind about an order of protection that i got from the family court in phoenix. if so, how do i do that. Also can i rent an apartment with my roommate that i got the Order of Protection on before the order is terminated by the court?
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Question: My husband was arrested for domestic violence. Do I have to let him stay in our shared home?
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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
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