2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-1475 Tenant's remedies for landlord's unlawful ouster, exclusion or diminution of services
33-1475. Tenant's remedies for landlord's unlawful ouster, exclusion or diminution of services
If the landlord unlawfully removes or excludes the tenant from the premises or wilfully diminishes services to the tenant by interrupting or causing the interruption of electric, gas, water or other essential service to the tenant, the tenant may recover possession or terminate the rental agreement and, in either case, recover an amount equal to two months' periodic rent and twice the actual damages sustained by him. If the rental agreement is terminated, the landlord shall return all deposits.