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NOTE: All of these statutes have direct links to the Arizona State Government Website.  To view all of the ARS Statutes, please visit http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp

 

Within this section, we have included sections of the Arizona Revised Statutes that could be useful to crime victims.  In addition to the Victims Rights Statutes, we have also included some of the criminal code.

 

Arizona Revised Statutes


  • Title 8 Children: Chapter 3 - Juvenile Offenses, Article 7 - Victims Rights For Juvenile Offenses
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 1 - General Provisions
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 2 - General Principles Of Criminal Liability
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 8 - Restitution And Fines
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 11 - Homicide
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 12 - Assault And Related Offenses
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 13 - Kidnapping And Related Offenses
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 14 - Sexual Offenses
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 15 - Criminal Trespass And Burglary
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 17 - Arson
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 18 - Theft
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 19 - Robbery
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 35.1 - Sexual Exploitation Of Children
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 36 - Family Offenses
  • Title 13 Criminal Code: Chapter 40 - Crime Victims Rights



    TITLE 8 CHILDREN: CHAPTER 3 - JUVENILE OFFENDERS ARTICLE 7 - VICTIMS' RIGHTS FOR JUVENILE OFFENSES

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    8-381 - Applicability
    8-382 - Definitions
    8-383 - Implementation of rights and duties
    8-384 - Inability to exercise rights; designation of others; notice; representative for a minor
    8-385 - Limited rights of a legal entity
    8-385.01 - Victims' rights for neighborhood associations
    8-386 - Information provided to victim by law enforcement agencies
    8-386.01 - Issuance and execution of arrest warrants
    8-387 - Notice of terms and conditions of release
    8-388 - Notice of diversion
    8-389 - Preliminary notice of rights
    8-390 - Notice of proceedings
    8-391 - Notice of adjudication; impact statement
    8-392 - Notice of postadjudication review and appellate proceedings
    8-392.01 - Notice of right to request not to receive committed youth mail
    8-393 - Notice of release or escape
    8-394 - Notice of delinquent's status
    8-395 - Notice of postadjudication release; right to be heard; hearing; final decision
    8-396 - Notice of probation modification, termination or revocation disposition matters; notice of arrest
    8-397 - Notice of release, discharge or escape from a mental health treatment agency or residential treatment
    8-398 - Request for notice; forms; notice system
    8-399 - Victim conference with prosecuting attorney
    8-400 - Proceedings; right to be present
    8-401 - Detention hearing
    8-402 - Postarrest detention decisions
    8-403 - Plea negotiation
    8-404 - Impact statement; predisposition report
    8-405 - Disposition
    8-406 - Probation modification, revocation disposition or termination proceedings
    8-407 - Victim's discretion; form of statement
    8-408 - Return of victim's property; release of evidence
    8-409 - Consultation between crime victim advocate and victim; privileged information; exception
    8-410 - Minimizing victim's contacts
    8-411 - Motion to revoke release
    8-412 - Victim's right to refuse an interview
    8-413 - Victim's right to privacy
    8-414 - Speedy adjudication
    8-415 - Effect of failure to comply
    8-416 - Standing to invoke rights; recovery of damages
    8-417 - Construction of article
    8-418 - Implementation fee
    8-419 - Victim reconciliation services





    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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    13-101 - Purposes
    13-102 - Applicability of title
    13-103 - Abolition of common law offenses and affirmative defenses; definition
    13-104 - Rule of construction
    13-105 - Definitions
    13-107 - Time limitations
    13-108 - Territorial applicability
    13-109 - Place of trial
    13-110 - Conviction for attempt although crime perpetrated
    13-111 - Former jeopardy or acquittal as bar to same or lesser offenses
    13-113 - Conviction or acquittal in one county as bar to prosecution in another
    13-114 - Speedy trial; counsel; witnesses and confrontation
    13-115 - Presumption of innocence and benefit of doubt; degrees of guilt
    13-116 - Double punishment
    13-117 - Defendant as witness; no comment on failure to testify
    13-118 - Sexual motivation special allegation; procedures; definition
    13-120 - Disposition of property taken from defendant; receipts
    13-121 - Jurisdiction of the court in proceedings subsequent to trial and sentencing
    13-122 - Action for recovery of public monies
    13-123 - Certificate of special public importance





    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 2 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY

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    13-201 - Requirements for criminal liability
    13-202 - Construction of statutes with respect to culpability
    13-203 - Causal relationship between conduct and result; relationship to mental culpability
    13-204 - Effect of ignorance or mistake upon criminal liability
    13-205 - Affirmative defenses; burden of proof
    13-206 - Entrapment  





    TITLE 13 - CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 8 - RESTITUTION AND FINES

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    13-801 - Fines for felonies
    13-802 - Fines for misdemeanors
    13-803 - Fines against enterprises
    13-804 - Restitution for offense causing economic loss; fine for reimbursement of public monies
    13-805 - Jurisdiction
    13-806 - Restitution lien
    13-807 - Civil actions by victims or other persons
    13-808 - Time and method of payment of fines; conditions of probation; no limitation on restitution and other assessments
    13-809 - Priority of payments; application to traffic offenses; orders to reimburse public monies
    13-810 - Consequences of nonpayment of fines, fees, restitution or incarceration costs
    13-811 - Disposition of fines
    13-812 - Garnishment for nonpayment of fines, fees, restitution  or incarceration costs
    13-813 - Issuance of writ of garnishment; service and return of writ
    13-815 - Initial lien on earnings
    13-816 - Answer; time and form
    13-817 - Objection to garnishment; hearing; discharge of garnishee
    13-818 - Order on writ of garnishment for money or property
    13-819 - Order on writ of garnishment for earnings; continuing lien
    13-820 - Contempt proceedings; failure to comply with order
    13-821 - Fines for drug offenses
    13-822 - Effective programs to prevent and detect violations of law; fines
    13-823 - Dangerous and repeat enterprise offenders; fines





    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 11 - HOMICIDE

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    13-1101 - Definitions
    13-1102 - Negligent homicide; classification
    13-1103 - Manslaughter; classification
    13-1104 - Second degree murder; classification
    13-1105 - First degree murder; classification




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 12 - ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES

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    13-1201 - Endangerment; classification
    13-1202 - Threatening or intimidating; classification
    13-1203 - Assault; classification
    13-1204 - Aggravated assault; classification
    13-1205 - Unlawfully administering intoxicating liquors, narcotic drug or dangerous drug; classification
    13-1206 - Dangerous or deadly assault by prisoner; classification
    13-1207 - Prisoners who commit assault with intent to incite to riot or participate in riot; classification
    13-1208 - Assault; vicious animals; classification; exception
    13-1209 - Drive by shooting; forfeiture; driver license revocation; classification; definitions
    13-1210 - Assaults on officers or fire fighters; disease testing; petition; hearing; notice; definition
    13-1211 - Discharging a firearm at a structure; classification; definitions
    13-1212 - Prisoner assault with bodily fluids; liability for costs; classification; definition
    13-1213 - Aiming a laser pointer at a peace officer; classification; definition




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 13 - KIDNAPPING AND RELATED OFFENSES

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    13-1301 - Definitions
    13-1302 - Custodial interference; child born out of wedlock; defenses; classification
    13-1303 - Unlawful imprisonment; classification
    13-1304 - Kidnapping; classification; consecutive sentence
    13-1305 - Access interference; classification; definition




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 14 - SEXUAL OFFENSES

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    13-1401 - Definitions
    13-1402 - Indecent exposure; classifications
    13-1403 - Public sexual indecency; public sexual indecency to a minor; classifications
    13-1404 - Sexual abuse; classifications
    13-1405 - Sexual conduct with a minor; classifications
    13-1406 - Sexual assault; classification; increased punishment
    13-1406.01 - Sexual assault of a spouse; violation; classification
    13-1407 - Defenses
    13-1408 - Adultery; classification; punishment; limitation on prosecution
    13-1410 - Molestation of child; classification
    13-1413 - Capacity of minor sexual assault victim to consent to medical examination
    13-1414 - Expenses of investigation
    13-1415 - Human immunodeficiency virus testing; victim's rights; petition; definitions
    13-1416 - Admissibility of minor's statement; notice
    13-1417 - Continuous sexual abuse of a child; classification
    13-1418 - Sexual misconduct; behavioral health professionals; classification
    13-1419 - Unlawful sexual conduct; correctional employees; prisoners; classification
    13-1420 - Sexual offense; evidence of similar crimes; definition
    13-1421 - Evidence relating to victim's chastity; pretrial hearing
    13-1422 - Sexually oriented businesses; hours of operation; classification; definitions
    13-1423 - Violent sexual assault; natural life sentence




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 15 - CRIMINAL TRESPASS AND BURGLARY

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    13-1501 - Definitions
    13-1502 - Criminal trespass in the third degree; classification
    13-1503 - Criminal trespass in the second degree; classification
    13-1504 - Criminal trespass in the first degree; classification
    13-1505 - Possession of burglary tools; classification
    13-1506 - Burglary in the third degree; classification
    13-1507 - Burglary in the second degree; classification
    13-1508 - Burglary in the first degree; classification





    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 17 - ARSON

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    13-1701 - Definitions
    13-1702 - Reckless burning; classification
    13-1703 - Arson of a structure or property; classification
    13-1704 - Arson of an occupied structure; classification
    13-1705 - Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility; classification.




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 18 - THEFT

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    13-1801 - Definitions
    13-1802 - Theft; classification
    13-1803 - Unlawful use of means of transportation; classification
    13-1804 - Theft by extortion; classification
    13-1805 - Shoplifting; detaining suspect; defense to wrongful detention; civil action by merchant; classification; public services in lieu of fines
    13-1806 - Unlawful failure to return rented or leased property; notice; classification
    13-1807 - Issuing a bad check; violation; classification
    13-1808 - Presumptions relating to issuing a bad check; proof of presentation; nonpayment; protest; notice
    13-1809 - Jurisdiction; restitution; fees; deferred prosecution
    13-1810 - Deferred prosecution of bad check cases
    13-1811 - County bad check trust fund; use of fund
    13-1812 - Bank records; subpoenas; affidavit of dishonor; affidavit of loss
    13-1813 - Unlawful failure to return a motor vehicle subject to a security interest; notice; classification
    13-1814 - Theft of means of transportation; classification
    13-1815 - Unlawful use of power of attorney; classification
    13-1816 - Misappropriation of charter school monies; violation; classification
    13-1817 - Unlawful possession, use or alteration of a retail sales receipt or universal product code label; classification; definition
    13-1818 - Unlawful use, possession or removal of theft detection shielding devices; classification; definition




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 19 - ROBBERY

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    13-1901 - Definitions
    13-1902 - Robbery; classification
    13-1903 - Aggravated robbery; classification
    13-1904 - Armed robbery; classification





    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 35.1 - SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN

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    13-3551 - Definitions
    13-3552 - Commercial sexual exploitation of a minor; classification
    13-3553 - Sexual exploitation of a minor; evidence; exemption; classification
    13-3554 - Luring a minor for sexual exploitation; classification
    13-3555 - Portraying adult as minor; classification
    13-3556 - Permissible inferences
    13-3557 - Equipment; forfeiture
    13-3558 - Admitting minors to public displays of sexual conduct; constructive knowledge of age; classification
    13-3559 - Reporting suspected visual depictions of sexual exploitation of a minor; immunity




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 36 - FAMILY OFFENSES

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    13-3601 - Domestic violence; definition; classification; sentencing option; arrest and procedure for violation; weapon seizure; notice; report; diversion; notice
    13-3601.01 - Domestic violence; treatment; definition
    13-3601.02 - Aggravated domestic violence; classification; definition
    13-3602 - Order of protection; procedure; contents; arrest for violation; penalty; protection order from another jurisdiction
    13-3603 - Definition; punishment
    13-3603.01 - Partial-birth abortions; classification; civil action; definitions
    13-3604 - Soliciting abortion; punishment; exception
    13-3605 - Advertising to produce abortion or prevent conception; punishment
    13-3606 - Bigamy; classification; exception
    13-3607 - Marrying spouse of another; classification
    13-3608 - Incest; classification
    13-3610 - Abandonment of spouse; classification
    13-3611 - Refusal or neglect to provide for spouse; classification
    13-3613 - Contributing to delinquency and dependency; classification; procedure
    13-3614 - Proof of guilt
    13-3615 - Suspension of sentence upon posting bond; custody of child; revocation of suspension
    13-3616 - Conditions of bond; forfeiture; disposition of proceeds recovered
    13-3617 - Limitation on period of suspension or stay; discharge of defendant
    13-3618 - Construction and effect of chapter
    13-3619 - Permitting life, health or morals of minor to be imperiled by neglect, abuse or immoral associations; classification
    13-3620 - Duty and authorization to report nonaccidental injuries, physical neglect and denial or deprivation of necessary medical or surgical care or nourishment of minors; duty to make medical records available; exception; violation; classification
    13-3620.01 - False reports; violation; classification
    13-3621 - Hire or use of child under sixteen for public vocation; classification
    13-3622 - Furnishing of tobacco to minor; minor accepting or receiving tobacco; classification
    13-3623 - Child or vulnerable adult abuse; emotional abuse; classification; exception; definitions
    13-3624 - Emergency orders of protection
    13-3625 - Unlawful sale or purchase of children; classification




    TITLE 13 CRIMINAL CODE: CHAPTER 40 - CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS

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    13-4401 - Definitions
    13-4401.01 - Victims' rights for neighborhood associations
    13-4402 - Implementation of rights and duties
    13-4403 - Inability to exercise rights; lawful representatives; notice; definition
    13-4404 - Limited rights of a legal entity
    13-4405 - Information provided to victim by law enforcement agencies
    13-4405.01 - Issuance and execution of arrest warrants
    13-4406 - Notice of initial appearance
    13-4407 - Notice of terms and conditions of release
    13-4408 - Pretrial notice
    13-4409 - Notice of criminal proceedings
    13-4410 - Notice of conviction, acquittal or dismissal; impact statement
    13-4411 - Notice of post-conviction review and appellate proceedings
    13-4411.01 - Notice of right to request not to receive inmate mail
    13-4412 - Notice of release or escape
    13-4413 - Notice of prisoner's status
    13-4414 - Notice of post-conviction release; right to be heard; hearing; final decision
    13-4415 - Notice of probation modification, termination or revocation disposition matters; notice of arrest
    13-4416 - Notice of release, discharge or escape from a mental health treatment agency
    13-4417 - Request for notice; forms; notice system
    13-4418 - Construction of chapter
    13-4419 - Victim conference with prosecuting attorney
    13-4420 - Criminal proceedings; right to be present
    13-4421 - Initial appearance
    13-4422 - Post-arrest custody decisions
    13-4423 - Plea negotiation proceedings
    13-4424 - Impact statement; presentence report
    13-4425 - Inspection of presentence report
    13-4426 - Sentencing
    13-4427 - Probation modification, revocation disposition or termination proceedings
    13-4428 - Victim's discretion; form of statement
    13-4429 - Return of victim's property; release of evidence
    13-4430 - Consultation between crime victim advocate and victim; privileged information; exception
    13-4431 - Minimizing victim's contacts
    13-4432 - Motion to revoke bond or personal recognizance
    13-4433 - Victim's right to refuse an interview
    13-4434 - Victim's right to privacy
    13-4435 - Speedy trial
    13-4436 - Effect of failure to comply
    13-4437 - Standing to invoke rights; recovery of damages
    13-4438 - Deoxyribonucleic acid testing; exception (Removed)

    13-4439 - Right to leave work; scheduled proceedings; counseling; employment rights; nondiscrimination; confidentiality; definition,