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Legal Resources 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 Sexual and Domestic Violence Services Helpline 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 (Helpline)
AZ Relay Service 7-1-1

Chicanos Por La Causa Offers bilingual (English and Spanish) support programs for domestic violence survivors, which include emergency shelter, legal advocacy, case management, support groups, sexual assault services, youth programs, and assistance with permanent housing and employment. 

602-269-1515 (24-hour hotline)

Chrysalis Center Advocacy services for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence include lay legal services, court accompaniment, legal assistance, safety planning, case management, and basic needs assistance. Other programs offered  include emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, offender treatment, and community education.   602-944-4999 (24-hour crisis line)
602-955-9059 (administrative line)
Defenders of Children Provides free family-law legal services to qualifying individuals. Also provides other civil legal services as well as crime victim services.
DES Division of Child Support Services Provides child support services and assistance with 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. Normal hours to schedule appointments are M–F from 9–12 and 1:30–4. 602-506-7948
Fresh Start Women's Foundation Women's resource center with family law support services. 602-252-8494
Maricopa County Superior Court Family Department Their webpage provides information about conciliation services, divorce proceedings, and other family law-related services and processes.  602-506-1561
Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library Resource Center Forms for divorce, legal separation, child support, custody, visitation and paternity available online. List of attorneys willing to provide limited legal services. 602-506-7353