Domestic Violence Article


Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Court Information and Resources

Apache - San Carlos

Mt. Graham Safe House - Safford (928)348-9104

1-800-269-9104

San Carlos Tribal Social Services (General) 928-475-2313

Apache - Whiteriver

Apache Behavioral Health Services - Whiteriver (928)338-4811

Gila River Indian Community

Gila River Drug & Alcohol Abuse Center - Sacaton (602)258-7714

Gila River Tribal Social Services - Sacaton (520)562-3396

Navajo and Hopi

Ama Doo Alchini Bighan Inc., (ADABI) - Chinle

After 5pm and weekends call Chinle Indian Hospital

Emergency Room and ADABI on-call person (928)674-8314

(877)698-0899

Chinle Hospital

(928)674-7001

Hopi Guidance Center (Keams Canyon)(General) 928-737-2586

Tohdenasshai Women's Shelter - Kayenta (928)697-8591

Indian Health Services

Tuba City for Family Harmony (928)283-4650

Other Tribal Services

Indian Health Service (Tucson), San Xavier Health Service (520)295-2405

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


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  • My son is abt to be 4 years old. He has my last name because while I was pregnant his father was abusive physical & emotionally hurting me , he was also abusing drugs and dealing drugs . He was putting too much stress on me I wanted him as far away from me as possible it wasn't good for my pregnancy . When I had my son only my last name was given . His dad & I try working it out but throught out time he was still being abusive , doing drugs getting d.u.i going to jail . Cheating on me I had enough . I met a wonderful man that I fell in love with as soon as I moved on my sons father broke into my apartment & vandalized 3000 worth of my things .. I don't get a penny from the guy . Now he has a black on blank Benz . He has a Bently he has a monster truck . He has a motor cycle hardly Davidson & dune buggy while I'm struggling with my son to get by . My boyfriend was supporting us him & I are no longer together . How can I get child support from the guy without him getting any legal right
  • I filed for a order of protection 2/18 & defendant filed to drop it (heating 3/4). Judge said there were 2 violations since OP was granted but since I replied to his saying he was sorry to hear about the death of my 23 yr. old cat (no law says I can't contact him!) he/Judge said he's only guilty of one violation ...yet he firmly told defendant to leave me alone & granted his request to dismiss the Order of Protection. What can I do about this injustice? By the way we are a bit racial couple
  • I see a lot of doctrine that establishes the means of acquiring a Protection Order, but I see nothing in regards to the ramifications of filing a false one. So my question is; does filing a false Protection Order, also include immunity from prosecution? Is there any justice for anyone who has been the victim of a system remedy, which has been abused to the point where it has become weapon, rendering it ineffective? Its ironic that a system created to help victims, in turn makes victims. Was that the intended purpose, to deprive fathers of their children and create a plethora problems?
  • in state of az how long do i have to file police report for criminal damage on ex
  • I was arrested when I told the officer that I hit my ex-boyfriend. He had thrown a blanket over me and grabbed me. I fought back out of fear. My roommate intervened and my ex left before the police arrived. My ex threatened me if I told the police anything that got him in trouble, so I didn't know what to tell them. I got arrested because I said I hit my ex. My ex gave no statement, hasn't been in contact with the prosecutor, and there isn't any evidence that I did anything but protect myself. My roommate was there and is a witness. Can I possibly be found guilty for protecting myself?
  • I was arrested for domestic violence but my case got dismissed. Can I get the arrest off of my record?
  • A TPO was filed on me. The petitioner tried to contact me many times after filing. Sending me texts like "Please cum sleep with me". The judge still extended the order for 12 months. I posted a web site giving an editorial of my experience. The petitioner got a warrant & I was charged with Aggravated Stalking in a different county than the TPO was filed. Can a web site be considered contact?
  • If I have a deferred plea/sentencing does that count as a conviction?
  • I have an ex boyfriend that I work with. He has threatened me, harassed me and my roommates at and outside of work, and has stolen things from me. I have brought it up to our boss who talked with him and warned him not to contact me but I am still afraid to go to work. What can I do?
  • 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?

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