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Domestic Violence in Arizona Criminal Law

This article provides a brief overview of domestic violence in Arizona criminal law. Not all forms of domestic violence are listed as crimes in the Arizona Criminal Code.


Arizona Address Confidentiality Program

Read this article to learn more about the Arizona Address Confidentiality Program, who it protects and what it can do for victims of certain crimes.


Order of Protection

How to get an order of protection and what it can do to help you.


What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a term that is often thrown around but sometimes can be hard to define. This article explains the concepts of  teen and domestic violence and they laws that surround them.


Protective Order Center - How to Obtain an Order of Protection from the Court

Maricopa County Superior Court has created a series of videos to help the public to better understand popular areas of law. This video discusses the Protective Order Center located in downtown Phoenix and the process of getting an order of protection.


Domestic Violence Resource Guide


Victim's Bill of Rights

Arizona leads the nation in the most victim's rights provided. In addition to statutes, Arizona has a constitutional amendment for victim's rights. Learn about these rights here.


Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


County Resources for Domestice Violence Victims

Just click on your County below to find information and phone numbers for the courts, counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Tribal Resources, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Yuma County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Yavapai County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Santa Cruz County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Pinal County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Pinal County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Pima County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Navajo County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Mohave County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Maricopa County Domestic Violence Resources

Find Maricopa County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find La Paz County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Greenlee County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Graham County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Graham County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Gila County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Coconino County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Cochise County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence

Find Apache County Court locations, phone numbers and websites, resources for counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.


Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide

Find information about how to report domestice violence, getting and enforcing protective orders, hearings and more.


Things You Should Know about Protective Orders

When you are in a relationship with someone who uses threats, harasses, molests, stalks, attacks, batters or strikes you, your family or your children, that person is committing Domestic Violence. You are not alone.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Question: I'm a mother of 2. My oldest is 24 but mentally handicapped. My daughter is 14. Her father not my son's and I live together and co-parent. We are not in a relationship. He is mentally, verbally and has been physically abusive to me. Can I file for a temporary order to protect my children and myself from him? We share custody of her. Please help. Thank you.
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