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Legal Advice in the Phoenix Area

Family Law and Domestic Violence

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence:
Legal Information and Resources

The legal resources page contains information, publications and resources regarding state and federal law, intended to help with understanding the Arizona & US legal system.

The Legal Advocacy Hotline is intended to help sexual & domestic violence survivors, concerned friends and family, and professionals working with survivors with navigating the legal system, learning about legal rights, resources, referrals, and safety planning. Assistance is provided in both English and Spanish.

800-782-6400 (Legal Advocacy Hotline)
TTY: 602-279-7270
Chicanos Por La Causa Social services programs including behavioral health, domestic violence shelter and prevention, emergency assistance, elder services, legal immigration counseling, HIV, individual and family counseling, women’s health, employment training and drug and alcohol rehabilitation and prevention. 602-257-0700
Chrysalis Center Domestic violence shelters, referrals, children's shelters, and legal referrals for divorce. 602-944-4999 (24 hour crisis line)
602-955-9059 (administrative line)
Conciliation Services of Maricopa County Pre-divorce conciliation to assist parties in making informed decision, mediation of child custody and other services. Available to Maricopa County residents. 602-506-3296
Defenders of Children Works with families to provide information and referrals, and social services including trauma-informed, free counseling for victims of abuse and family violence. Defenders offers legal services and family support for client-families that meet certain criteria.
DES Division of Child Support Services Child support services, including assistance with enforcement of child support order or establishing court order. Establishing paternity. 602-252-4045
Family Lawyer Assistance Project Offers consultations with a volunteer family law attorney to assist those representing themselves in family court. No charge if eligible, otherwise $40 fee for 1/2 hour consultation. Appointments must be scheduled in advance by phone or in person. Normal hours to schedule appointments are M–F from 9–12 and 1:30–4. 602-506-7948
Family Court Services:
Maricopa County Superior Court
Information regarding child support, spousal maintenance, parenting time, process orders of assignment. Also provides assistance with determining child support amounts. 602-506-3762
Fresh Start Women's Foundation Women's resource center providing mentoring programs, education, career assistance and legal assistance with family law issues. 602-252-8494
Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library Resource Center Forms for divorce, legal separation, child support, custody, visitation and paternity available online. List of mediators and attorneys willing to help those appearing pro per in court. 602-506-7353