Domestic Violence Article


Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence

Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence

Yavapai County Superior Court, 120 S. Cortez, Prescott, AZ

Presiding Judge (928) 771-3312

Clerk of the Court (928) 771-3312

Court Administration (928) 771-3483

Law Library (928) 771-3309

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

Stepping Stone Shelter (928)772-4184

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic (928)445-5211

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

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

Regional Behavioral Health Authority (928)774-2070

Turning Point Youth Crisis Shelter (928)778-7900

1-888-719-1008

Verde Valley Guidance Clinic (928)634-2236

West Yavapai Guidance Center (General) (928)445-7730

Yavapai/Apache Tribes - Camp Verde (928)567-3649

Yavapai Family Advocacy Center (Prescott Valley) (928)775-0669

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

TASC-treatment Assessment Screening Center (victims & court ordered) (928)445-6844

Verde Valley Guidance Clinic (928)634-2236

West Yavapai Guidance Center (928)445-7730 (928)445-5211

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

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

Faith House (928)445-4673

Inter Mountain (928)778-0351

Stepping Stones (Prescott) (928)445-4673

Turning Point Youth Crisis Shelter (928)778-7900

1-888-719-1008

Verde Valley Sanctuary (928)634-2511

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

Community Legal Services - Prescott (928)445-9240

1-800-233-5114

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program

AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911

Victim Witness Program - Prescott (928)771-3485

Victim Witness Program - Verde Valley (928)567-7757

Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment

Camp Verde Municipal Court (928)567-6635

Chino Valley Municipal Court (928)636-4534

Clarkdale Municipal Court (928)634-1691

Cottonwood Municipal Court (928)634-9770

Jerome Municipal Court (928) 634-1691

Prescott Municipal Court (928)771-3300

Sedona Municipal Court (928)282-1189

Bagdad Justice Court (928)633-2141

Yarrnell Justice Court (928)427-3318

Verde Valley Justice Court (928)567-7715

Mayer Justice Court (928)632-7342

Prescott Justice Court (928)771-3300

Seligman Justice Court (928)422-3281

Clerk of the Superior Court (928)771-3312

Victim Services

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program Yavapai County Attorney Victim Witness Program (928) 771-3485

AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911


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QUESTIONS

  • I need to track the creation, revisions, amendments to Arizona Revised Statute 13-3601, specifically in relation to mandatory arrest laws during domestic violence calls. How do i do that? Thank you!
  • My ex and I had a domestic violence issue where one party assaulted the other and property was destroyed. I declined to press charges at the time (May 2018), and the charges have been dismissed without prejudice since (June 2018). Can I change my mind and still pursue charges against the other party?
  • If an order of protection says that the defendant has to surrender his firearms to the Mesa PD, can he give them to a friend instead? Is this violating the order of protection?
  • Is there a law or work on a law regarding couples involved in domestic violence requiring them to seek counseling separately. Or, more specifically, if doing counseling with a couple when domestic violence is apparent, are therapists then required to refer to separate therapists for the individuals of the couple?
  • Help! Domestic violence occurred. My husband left me unexpectedly. We have a daughter. I have no income, no car, no phone and now a lease that I can't pay, what are my resources?
  • I have a court hearing over a domestic batteryou case and I was just served papers telling me to appear 1 hour before hearing to give my fingerprints and photo should I be concerned?
  • I am not married to my daughters father, we recently split due to domestic violence. I am talking with him and his lawyer to get a resolution before our temporary orders hearing. The only term we are not agreeing on is that I want to stipulate that my daughter and I can relocate to Colorado in a year. His attorney keeps saying the courts will not accept that even if we come to an agreement on everything else before our court date. I spoke to an attorney who told me the opposite. How do I word this to his attorney or is his attorney right?
  • Who can serve a protective order in Arizona?
  • My girlfriend and I allowed her brother (a 300lb man) to crash with us after he got evicted. After about 2 1/2 weeks we realized this was a terrible idea and told him he needed to leave. He packed most of his things and left but took some things that didn't belong to him. Upon him returning for the last if his stuff, we told him he was not allowed to enter the premises and we would bring him his stuff. He got mad and tried to force his way into the house and my girlfriend fought him off. She got arrested for"hitting" him. Isn't this still a form of self defense considering he doesn't live here
  • In the past I have called in the police for help because my husband was hit, pushing or verbal abusing, but there was " never any mark or signs of abuse" so they said they couldn't help me. Las night out of nowhere he started to hit me again and push away some big soda bottles that my daughter and I were working on and did hit my daughter. But ones again I but have that many marks. Can I ask for help?

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  • State Bar of Arizona
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    Referral number 602-257-4434
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    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
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