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

  • Can someone who is mentally unfit to make decisions for themselves marry someone? My sister with severe dimentia recently married a stranger.
  • My 10 year old's mother moved to NY. She did so without notice and has no intent of wanting him to move there. We currently have joint legal custody. How do I ensure that when he visits she will return him as agreed upon and that it doesn't look like I willingly sent him there for more than a visit? Also, can she sign to give me sole decision making and physical custody since she is not here to make major decisions regarding school, health, etc.?
  • I got a felony in 2004 in which I was placed on probation all rights were restored exspect the right to bare arms well may of this year my boyfriend was killed there was a gun laying close by his head when I found him I picked up the gun and handed it off so no one could get it now I'm being charged with prohibited is there anyway I can get this dismissed
  • My employer has us keep receipts (tickets with the food orders written on them) she is threatening to take $100 for every ticket that gets lost. More than 3 different employees handle these tickets along side the cashier daily. Is this legal for her to take $100 from the cashier if a ticket gets lost?
  • i am 15 years old an i got a 2 month old baby and the father is not on the birth certificate an the baby does not have his last name an i dont want him to have any rights because he is not responsible an i cant trust him can he get rights??
  • What is considered "a reasonable amount of time" for repairs? We have had no hot water for 3 days and I sent my landlord the laws and he came back saying that they can turn off the hot water to make repairs & they aren't being "negligent" so we can't take action.
  • My mother's second husband (married 3 years) agrees with my brothers and I that my mother has progressing memory degeneration. We have asked her to get a check up for her own good. Her husband will not help us get her to go for a check up. Is there anything we can do?
  • When a spouse passes away and has debt in his/her name only, like credit cards, and or contractual obligations for satellite services or cell phone service that charge fee for early termination, etc.- is the remaining spouse responsble for that debt and fulfilling contractual obligation?
  • were I can get the forms for a request and notice of hearing regarding Health Insurance and income and expense declaration. please send to me the form numbers.
  • We test drove a used truck for sale (private seller). We gave the man $500 deposit. The next day, we discovered we couldn't obtain the rest of the money ($2700 total selling price) but he had already cashed the $500 check and said he has no legal obligation to give any of it back. Is he right?

STORIES

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

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