Protection Orders

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Question: My boyfriend and I live in the same house as his father and a roommate, his father is always getting upset over nothing and instead of talking civilly with us, he yells and picks a fight, my boyfriend has anxiety as well as some other medical issues, and cannot deal with this, and it normally leads to loud verbal arguments. My question is are we able to get a no contact order on his father and roommate while we are living in the same house?

Answer: Although it might be somewhat difficult to live with and enforce a no-contact order within a shared residence, when an Arizona court decides to issue an order of protection, it has several options, and granting one party the use and exclusive possession of the shared residence is only one of them (A.R.S. 13-3602(G)). For more information on orders of protection and other related injunctions, please visit this helpful webpage: https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/superiorcourt/protectiveordercenter/.

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  • My boyfriend and I live in the same house as his father and a roommate, his father is always getting upset over nothing and instead of talking civilly with us, he yells and picks a fight, my boyfriend has anxiety as well as some other medical issues, and cannot deal with this, and it normally leads to loud verbal arguments. My question is are we able to get a no contact order on his father and roommate while we are living in the same house?

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