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What are Domestic Violence Cases?

In Arizona, “domestic violence (DV)” isn’t a crime, instead it is a classification (or label) for a few different types of actions that are themselves statutorily prohibited. For instance, common domestic violence crimes are assault, trespassing, criminal damage, disorderly conduct, which is also known as disturbing the peace. See A.R.S. 13-1203; A.R.S. 13-1602; A.R.S. 13-1503; …

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