Domestic Violence

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Order of Protection

How to get an order of protection and what it can do to help you.


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

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


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

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


Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Maricopa County Domestic Violence Resources

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


La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Graham County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence

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


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: Where can I find previous restraining orders records? Trying to gather all possible evidence that my ex has a pattern of domestic violence. I know all of us 3 women who he has been with filed for an order of protection and experienced domestic abuse. He beat me up when I was pregnant with our son and our son came out early and is now in NICU. I want to do everything possible to protect my child.
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Question: CAN A PLAINTIFF (VICTIM) BE ARRESTED FOR TALKING TO THE DEFENDANT WITH THE ORDER OF PROTECTION IN PLACE
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Question: I have an ex boyfriend that I work with. He has threatened me, harassed me and my roommates at and outside of work, and has stolen things from me. I have brought it up to our boss who talked with him and warned him not to contact me but I am still afraid to go to work. What can I do?
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Question: I had to call the police on my wife who was threatening violence last night. They effectively treated me like the abuser but thats another story. Now my wife is threatening to get an order of protection against me even though she was the violent one. What can I do to protect myself? And will I be able to contact my kids? I'll have to live out of my car as I know no one around here.
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Question: My husband and my daughter (his stepdaughter) were in an argument and my daughter slapped my husband in the face. My husband called the police and now wants to get a restraining order. My daughter was in the wrong by getting physical but I also don't think a restraining order is needed. Where does that leave me. My daughter can never come to our house again.
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