Elder Abuse

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Directives and Ways to Avoid Financial Exploitation

Information about financial exploitation and how to avoid it.


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.


Elder Abuse and its Effects

As many as one in seven seniors nationwide experiences elder abuse, usually at the hands of a family member. In some cases, the senior winds up penniless. In others, the senior loses his or her home.


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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