Frequently Asked Questions - Domestic Violence and Harassment

What is a domestic violence crime?

Arizona law currently includes 30 crimes, that when combined with a family or a romantic or sexual relationship, equal domestic violence. Domestic violence includes: assault and aggravated assault; harassment and aggravated harassment; aggravated domestic violence; child or vulnerable adult abuse; criminal damage; criminal trespass; dangerous crimes against children; custodial interference; disobeying a court order; disorderly conduct; endangerment; kidnapping; stalking; surreptitious photographing; threats and intimidation; unlawful imprisonment; sexual assault; unlawful distribution of images; neglect, abandonment, or cruel mistreatment of animals; preventing or interfering with use of a telephone in an emergency; telephone harassment; and murder, manslaughter, and homicide.
Resources:
•    Domestic Violence A.R.S. § 13-3601

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