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FAQ - Domestic Violence and Harassment

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

What is the relationship test for an Order of Protection?

The plaintiff and the defendant must have one of the following relationships:
•    married now or in the past,
•    live in the same household now or lived in the same household in the past,
•    parents of a child in common,
•    one person is pregnant by the other,
•    the individuals are related by blood or marriage (such as parent, parents of a spouse, brother, sister, grandparent, non-biological sibling), or
•    the individuals have a current or previous romantic or sexual relationship.

•    Things You Should Know About Protective Orders booklet