Avondale Victim Assistance Unit Profile

Offers a wide variety of services to victims of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Avondale. The services offered at the center include: assistance with filing order of protection, court accompaniment, court information and assistance with restitution. The center is staffed by trained advocates.

Address
Avondale City Prosecutor's Office
124 South Fourth St
Avondale, AZ 85323
Phone: 623-333-7219

QUESTIONS

  • A court signed an Injunction Against Harrassment to protect me from my ex-boyfriend but I cannot afford to pay a process server to have the injunction served on him.  He is still harrassing me but leaves before the police arrive.  What should I do?
  • Will receiving cash assistance affect my unemployment payment?
  • Just want to get to the point.. My husband is waiting for his appointment.. We have not paid the lawyer yet.. I heard that we should be paying the lawyer to make the appointment to get his green card/visa.. Is that true? And the lawyer is asking for $3500 and it has to be paid off first to get the appointment set up. Is this correct and is that amount correct too??
  • My husband has Parkinson's Disease and has cognitive issues related to it. I am his durable POA, which went into effect last spring. In the summer, he contacted a company to install solar panels and signed a contract to lease the panels over the next 20 years for a total of $50,000. I never saw the actual contract that he signed. He said that he thought they were attaching the lease payments to our electric bill. The solar went into affect in September but we just received the first bill which is when I became aware of the lease. Is there any way that I can cancel the contract at this point?
  • i am disabled 65 yr old male under eviction as a result of my dog biting a tresspasser. how much time in hours do ihave to remove my personal items during the 21 day time frame allotted me by the landlord before removal by said landlord?
  • can I still get my undesignated class 6 felony reduced to a misdemeanor if I did prison time and parole? I did 4 months in prison and was on parole for 4 months completeing my parole on jan. 2, 2014
  • Am I covered by the FMLA?
  • When i had my daughter i didnt have a name picked out so she left nameless, so her birthcertificate has no name. what is the proceedure to apply her name on now , shes 18 and cant get any form of identification . please help
  • I allowed an ex to move back in while she "got on her feet." She has never paid rent or utilities and we have no written agreement altho it was understood at the time to be a short-term favor. It is now over 2 years and she says she doesn't want to move out until she can afford her own place. When we met 3 years ago she was renting a room in a house which is what I am suggesting she do again now - what are my legal options in terms of requiring her to move out?
  • my 2 year old son has his fathers surname we are not married but he wanted this to be,i was wondering if i leave my boyfriend will he be able to take my son away just because the child holds the same surname as him and not my surname?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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