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

  • My boss has laid me off because I will need to go on maternity leave in February. I have him recorded saying so. It's a small office with only 4 employees. He waited until I came back from vacation to tell me I can't come back because he hired someone else since I'll need to take off once the baby is here. Is there anything that can be done?
  • What are the policies of having access to water? The landlord continues to turn the water off sometimes with notice, sometimes with out. I have been here for almost a year and the water is shut off at least 3 to 4 times a month.
  • I was put into foster care when I was 8, and during that time my biological mothers rights were severed. I was adopted when I was 12, and love my family. My biological mother has contacted my numerous times after the agency leaked my last name. I am trying to figure out if it is legal for her to have any contact with me what so ever? I do not want to hear from her. She is NOT my mother and I want nothing to do with her.
  • have a class 6 undisignated felony. How long will it be on my record?
  • What if my husband has control over my phone and computer with media scanner on them? i can rename a file or try to reset my phone or computer and all the same info are still on them. i have tried to do this with my phone while my husband is in another part of our trailer and he gets mad at me and says if i ruin his phone he'll break mine?
  • my ex filed for a order of protection and was granted it against me for him and my kids the year is now up and i need to know how to get my babies back i tried to file to get the order dropped but could not get to the courthouse to do it now i havent seen my kids in 12 months please help
  • I have been renting this house for the past 18 months. April 25th a man showed up at the door and said that he is the owner of the house and said that my family and I have 10 days to vacate the house. He had a piece of paper with some other name on it and a different address. He crossed out that name and address and put my name and address. He said that if I can be out in 10 days he would pay $300 for the rental truck. I called the landlord and she said that is the owner and yes he plans on fixing up the house and selling it. I don't know what to do. My daughter and her two special needs
  • I'm older than 21 and I think I need glasses. Does ahcccs (health choice)cover anything to do with that?
  • I have been going through a custody battle with my childs father. we have not gone to trial yet. even though i sued him for custody heo tas not done a DNA test yet. cant I just claim I was mistaken marry and name my boyfriend as the father so I dont have to be tied to this abusive man that does not care about our baby son
  • I moved into an apartment complex nearly 6 months ago. 2 months ago they announced they will no longer accept payments at the office and the only choice is to use their online app or pay cash at a local Walmart. This was not in the lease when i signed it. The amount due is already pre applied on the app. 2 months of payments are submitted, no record on my account 2-4 days after the 1st. 3rd payment due, is less and unable to 'edit' for correction. I took screen shots of the process and says paid. No payment due for 27 days. I emailed the office about it.can they charge me fees for the error

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