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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: AZ

By Arizona, Policy

ARIZONA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Arizona law provides that,…

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Address Confidentiality Program

Address Confidentiality Laws: AZ

By Arizona, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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Audio Video Surveillance

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: AZ

By Arizona, Policy

ARIZONA is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must consent. In Arizona, it is a felony to record an in-person or phone conversation without that consent. Violators may also be subject to civil liability. With that said, federal and state laws can differ, so it is always best to seek…

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