Domestic Violence

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Question: On Thanksgiving day of 2017. My ex fiance assaulted me at a circle k. Police report was filed. He's mother took gaurdainship of are daughter. So when I visit the minor I'm really nervous. Can there be order of protection against my ex and his fiance and can I put my minor child on the protection?

Answer: Orders of protection can be tailored to meet the needs of the situation. You may want to seek help and information from those with knowledge and expertise on domestic violence issues.  Domestic abuse can take many forms.  Is isn't always physical abuse. There are a number of domestic violence resources in Arizona that you may find helpful:  Arizona Coalition to end Sexual and Domestic violence (http://www.acesdv.org/) 1 800-782-6400; Arizona Crime Victims Services (http://www.azdps.gov/Services/Crime_Victims/) 1-877-785-2020; National Domestic Violence Hotline (http://www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/abuse-defined/) 1-800-799-7233. Another resource is Community Legal Services at 602-258-3434.  The various resources listed can offer guidance to help you through this difficult time.

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  • On Thanksgiving day of 2017. My ex fiance assaulted me at a circle k. Police report was filed. He's mother took gaurdainship of are daughter. So when I visit the minor I'm really nervous. Can there be order of protection against my ex and his fiance and can I put my minor child on the protection?

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