Domestic Violence Article


Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence

Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence

Santa Cruz County Superior Court, 2150 N. Congress Dr., Nogales, AZ

Presiding Judge (520)375-7730

Clerk of the Court (520) 375-7700

Court Administration (520) 375-7740

Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling

Arizona Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline (CPS) 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1-800-782-6400

Behavioral Health Agency of Central Arizona Crisis Line (520)836-2880

Boys Town National Hotline (24 Hours) 1-800-448-3000 TTY:1-800-448-1833

Community Partnership Of Southern Arizona (Behavioral) 1-800-771-9889

National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE(7233) TTY 1-800-787-7224

Parents Anonymous of AZ (Crisis Hotline) 1-800-352-0528

Santa Cruz Family guidance Center 1-800-586-9161  (520-281-9189

1-800-586-9161

Southeastern AZ Behavioral Health Services (SEABHS) 928-428-4550

Domestic Violence - Counseling for Abusers

Horizon Human Services of Central Arizona Crisis Line (520)836-1688

Parents Anonymous of AZ (Crisis Hotline) 1-800-352-0528

Domestic Violence - Shelters/Safe Houses; (24 hours)

Boys Town National Hotline (24 Hours) 1-800-448-3000 TTY:1-800-448-1833

Crossroads Rescue Mission (Nogales) 520-287-5828

Information Resources

Community Information and Referral(24 hours) 602-263-8856

1-800-352-3792

Contact Shelter Hotline-24 Hour Information & Referral (602)263-8856

1-800-352-3792

Parent Assistance Hotline (Information on Parents' Legal Rights) 1-800-732-8193

Legal Services

Southern Arizona Legal Aid (520)623-9461 1-800-248-6789

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program

AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911

Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment

Nogales Municipal Courts (520)287-3181

Patagonia Municipal Courts (520)394-2958

Nogales Justice Court (520)375-7760

East Santa Cruz Justice Court (520)455-5796

Victim Services

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911


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QUESTIONS

  • My husband was arrested for domestic violence. Do I have to let him stay in our shared home?
  • If a relative has lived in your home for than a year and domedtic violence was involved, do i have to give her notice before I get rid of her belongings
  • I was recently in a relationship with a guy who was verbally and emotionally abusive. We were living together for about 3 months and he was always yelling at me and I was getting very scared. After he held me inside our apartment and refused to let me leave I finally got out and moved out. I tried to keep things civil. He moved to out of state but he says he will come back. He calls the house I am staying at several times a day.  He breaks into my emails and talks to my friends. He threatens me and he gets very angry at times and calls me and says he will do stuff to me and he will do stuff to my friends . I was wondering what I could do. I am very stressed out and scared and I feel like it is getting worse and I need a solution. I looked up about an order of protection but Im not sure where to go and how to do it. Id like to stop him from contacting me, my family, and my friends. I feel that he may be emotionally unstable and have issues that could turn to violence. He says he is coming back to Arizona and I just want to protect myself, my family, and my friends.
  • I moved back to my paid off house after 2 years away from an extremely violent crack addict. He has now forced his way back into my home because he is a freeloader and wants to live withowut paying a single bill. When I tell him to leave he says FU, make me. He believes that he owns everything I have and takes my car 24/7 so I have no way out. When I attempt to do anything he destroys my things or steals them and pawns them. If I do anything at all to call for help he destroys my phone and beats me up and threatens to destroy my house. He is the biggest fake but noone believes me. HELP
  • Removing personal belongings from my residence?
  • can i get acches covered domestic violence glasses ?
  • I have an order of protection against my husband that has not been served to him yet. If I agree to meet him at the police station parking lot to exchange our daughter, will the judge dismiss the order if my husband later contests it?
  • what can I do to help my girlfriend her ex husband is slapping her around and hitting her
  • My live-in boyfriend was served a Protective Order yesterday. The police explained it to him and gave him time to collect some personal belongings. How long does he have to come back and collect the rest of his stuff from the house?
  • My best friend is having issues with her husband. He drinks every day to the point of total intoxication. He is verbally abusive and demeaning to her. He has pushed her, head butted her and told her that he “should beat her ass”. He has maxed out her credit cards and does everything he can to financially entrap her. They have 2 children 13 and 15. She is afraid to leave the kids with him because of his drinking and because he is not dependable. My friend wants to leave but due to the financial position he continues to put her in, she cannot afford to get out. Is this considered DV? Options?

STORIES

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  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
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