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What proof do you need for a restraining order in AZ?
To obtain an Order of Protection or Injunction Against Harassment you will need: The name, date of birth and address, if known of the person from whom you are requesting protection (the defendant) and, if possible, any other address where that person can be reached.
Does a restraining order show up on a background check in Arizona?
Additionally, the presence of the restraining order will show up in the defendant's public records when he or she undergoes a background check. Once the year is up, if the victim can show that he or she is still in danger of harassment or abuse, the order can be extended for another year.
What happens if the victim violates the Order of Protection AZ?
The punishment for Violating an Order of Protection includes immediate arrest and being held in custody until a judge makes a determination regarding release conditions. If convicted, a class one (1) misdemeanor carries a punishment of up to six (6) months in jail.
How do I fight an order of protection in Arizona?
To challenge the order, the defendant must file a request for hearing with the court. If the order prohibits the defendant from entering his or her home, the motion will be heard within five (5) days; otherwise, it will be heard within ten (10) days.
Are orders of protection public record in Arizona?
PUBLIC ACCESS: Only the information contained in the served protective order, not the petition, will be entered into the state computer system and will be made public on the internet. You can protect your home and work address by requesting on the application form that your addresses be protected.
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