Avondale Victim Assistance Unit Profile

Offers a wide variety of services to victims of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Avondale. The services offered at the center include: assistance with filing order of protection, court accompaniment, court information and assistance with restitution. The center is staffed by trained advocates.

Address
Avondale City Prosecutor's Office
124 South Fourth St
Avondale, AZ 85323
Phone: 623-333-7219

QUESTIONS

  • To what extent is the landlord responsible for safety ? (Vehicle vandalized 5x I own to old paid off cars Yr,'00), In writing property claims "certified crime free property", "Courtesy patrol". 1st. Time belongings were taken, 2. Stereo, 3. Plates, key entry damaged, 4. Glass broken, 5. Front passenger wheel stolen nuts and all. ??! They claim they're just not responsible....
  • If the father pays child support, does he have visitation rights?

  • I have a 12 year old son, who has a hyphenated last name. He wants to drop one of the hyphened names so that we have the same last name. His bio father never signed the birth certificate and has never been in the picture. Do I need to contact the bio father in order to get the name change? Or can I do the name change without notifying him? As stated, my son's bio father never signed the birth certificate and has never been in the picture.
  • I have guardianship of my step children, can I deduct them from my income as children of other relationships I support in a child support case I have ongoing in a separate matter?
  • I was a victum of domesticviolence. Because of that my son and i had to live with my drug addticed mother. Now the father of my son has full custody. And i am forced to pay child support i can not afford it. What should i do?
  • How do i get guardianship of my 15 year old brother. He has been with me for over 8 months my day lefthim with me and refuses to talk to me. Now no one in my family including my brother can get ahold of him. I need to take care of his school and medical stuff. How do i take care of this issue in a legal fashion.
  • Is there ant way a homeless male can receive cash assistance
  • 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
  • MY EX-HUSBAND PASSED AWAY 3 MONTHS AGO. HE SET UP TRUST ACCOUNT WITH A BANK. NOW THE BANK TOLD ME THAT I AM NOT GETTING ANY MONEY FROM THE TRUST ACCOUNT..THE DOCUMENT SAID THAT I SHOULD RECEIVE MONEY. I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. PLEASE HELP.
  • How can I get assistance in filing a child support modification in the state of AZ when the other party is refusing to cooperate? I currently cannot afford an attorney. Thank you.

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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