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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.


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.


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: I have an order of protection against my soon to be EX husbands sister. She constantly bad mouths me to my 2 children. She is causing unnesecary upset to them by making them feel they need to choose sides. Can I add my children to the protective order as people she can not have contact with?
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Question: My ex-boyfriend was arrested in 2014 & sentenced to 4.5 year. I ended the relationship shortly afterward for many reasons including physical & mental abuse. He threatened me if I ever left him & tried to kill me twice. After his arrest, I became homeless & all of our belongings were lost. I have since met someone else & have gotten married. I wrote my ex in prison to let him know his belongings were gone & that I had gotten married & not to come looking for me or his things upon his release. I am afraid he will come after me.Is it possible to get an Order of Protection prior to his release?
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Question: My boyfriend and I live in the same house as his father and a roommate, his father is always getting upset over nothing and instead of talking civilly with us, he yells and picks a fight, my boyfriend has anxiety as well as some other medical issues, and cannot deal with this, and it normally leads to loud verbal arguments. My question is are we able to get a no contact order on his father and roommate while we are living in the same house?
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Question: can I get a protective order against my minor daughters minor boyfriend
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Question: can i get an order of protection aganst my daughter
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