City Attorney

Types of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Domestic violence is against the law. Domestic Violence is abuse by an intimate partner, spouse, parent or relative. Domestic Violence occurs in many different forms. Some examples are: Physical: Pushing, shoving, shaking, hitting, slapping, choking, kicking, and pinching Verbal/Emotional: Name calling, yelling, constant criticism and put-downs, threatening/intimidating and controlling the victim’s activities Sexual: [...]

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Community Resource Referrals for Victims

Against Abuse, Inc. La Casa de Paz Women’s Shelter (24 Hour Crisis Line) P.O. Box 10733 Casa Grande, AZ 85230-0733 (520) 836-0858   24 Hour Community Information & Referral 1-800-352-3792   Adult Protective Services 1-877-767-2385   Arizona Department of Child Safety 1119 E. Cottonwood Ln. Casa Grande, AZ 85122 (520) 858-8880   Arizona Department of [...]

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Orders of Protection and Injunctions Against Harrassment

Order of Protection If you are a victim of domestic violence, you may seek an Order of Protection from any court. An Order of Protection is a court order issued by the judge intended to prevent a domestic/intimate partner or related person from committing or threatening to commit an act of domestic violence. If you [...]

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Restitution and Victim Compensation

Restitution If criminal charges are filed and the defendant is convicted, you may be eligible for restitution. Restitution is compensation for out-of-pocket expenses such as: medical expenses, loss of work, or property damage that you had as a direct result of being a victim of crime. A judge must determine whether restitution is to be [...]

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