Attorney General's Office of Victim Services (Phoenix) Profile

Offers services to victims of a crime being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s office. Victims can contact the office individually, it is best to call ahead. There is no charge. These services are provided by trained advocates. Some of the services that the office offers includes but is not limited to; providing you with information on filing Orders of Protection and Injunctions against harassment, helping you file for compensation through your local Crime Victim Compensation Board, assisting and supporting you through all criminal justice proceedings, and support you through court appearances, depositions, or interviews.

Address
1275 W Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-5025
Toll Free: 800-458-4911
Website: http://www.attorneygeneral.state.az.us/victims_rights/

QUESTIONS

  • If the child is in joint custody, do they have a choice on whether they want to spend time with the other parent or not?
  • I DROVE my car to a shop. It had made a noise. Gave key to owner. He told mechanic to drive me to work in my car. He did not. He drove the other way. He drove for a couple of blocks then floored the gas. 50 - 60 ft the engine was grinding. He broke the timing belt and destroyed the engine. The owner refused to pay. I contacted att gen office. Have heard nothing. (Appr. 4 weeks). Now owner called and told me to remove or he will tow as abandoned. I had to use retirement fund for rentals and another car. If i remove vehicle, is he removed from responsibility?
  • We moved out 12 days before end of lease and had inspection we were present for and she said it looked great and posted a new rent sign. Just got our deposit back and the charged us $260 for cleaning which we had done and $530 for repairs they had done such as changing bulbs and cleaning the outside of the grill. Is this legal. Shouldn't we have been notified so we could have seen these things and possibly addressed them ourselves. We still had time left in the lease and they had traffic going through for showings. We left the house perfect.
  • I have not seen my husband for 30 years. We have not been together since 1987. I am in the process of receiving my retirement benefits, I do not want him to receive any of my benefits or be listed as my dependent/spouse on my pension since I have never been with or seen him in 30 years. Please tell me how I should proceed in getting divorce/legal separation?? abandoned ex-wife
  • We had an 80/20 mortgage on our home. In Feb it was foreclosed on. The first lender shows as a foreclosure but the 2nd lender(chase) shows as a charge off. I was told that there is something in the state of AZ that requires both lenders to report it as a foreclosure. Is there a provision code that I can contact Chase with to have the reporting changed to Foreclosure? Thank you..
  • Im 16 and pregnant.I want to be emancipated,but I feel I may need public assistance such as food stamps and cash assistance because I'm currently unemployed.I also need help finding a place because I'm getting kicked out.Can a pregnant teen become emancipated and get on food stamps and cash assistance/?And is there anyone who can legally help an emancipated pregnant teen find a place of their own?
  • I was convicted of a DUI, and have 10 months remaining on unsupervised probation. I would like to have my conviction "set aside", and if possible have my probation terminated early, because I will be applying for a nursing license in 6 months. I don't have the money for a lawyer, and am wondering if there are any ways/resources people could lead me to, to do this on my own.
  • I got hurt in the job, ir required hospital stay and surgeries. My employer has been great they started my sick pay right away. A few weeks later workers comp sent me checks. Payroll was informed. How ever I still got pay from sick pay. I figured this was just part of the benefit of having sick pay. Ir wasn't a secret. But now they ate up set about double pay. Can they make us pay that back or lose my job over this?
  • He is trying to evict me and get back rent but I'm willing to leave but he is trying to get money from me..if I lose in court do I have to pay if I leave?
  • I recently returned home from a 3 year prison sentence. The home i own was vacant and went into foreclosure. The mortgage company changed the locks, however i still own the home and plan on refinancing and keeping it. Am i allowed back into the house now, to live there since i still legally own it?

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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