Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. – Whiteriver Profile

Provides legal aid to Native Americans living on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation which covers portions of Gila, Apache and Navajo Counties; Native Americans living in Gila and Graham counties who are members of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservations; and, tribal members living off-reservation who have cases which require litigation in tribal court. Interpreters can be provided for Spanish and Apache languages.

Address
New Human Services Building
P.O. Box 1030
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Phone: 928.338.4845
Website: http://www.sazlegalaid.org

QUESTIONS

  • I have 3 children. They live with their mother in Arizona. I live overseas (with military wife). Our next base is in Japan. My childrens mother and I agreed to let the kids come with my wife and I to Japan for 4 years. I have joint custody of my kids. But they live with their mother full time. Do we just need a court order stating they will come with us and their mother agrees? Or do we need to change custody? please help.
  • If i'm assaulted by a correctional officer and they claim asualt on them, do I have right to sue or press charges?
  • What exactly are landlords required to provide for there tenants Other than smoke detectors
  • Can the lender force foreclosure on my home when my ex-spouse got a 2nd mortgage in his name showing him as the borrower while we were married on this home And now I own this property from the divorce?
  • We have tenants that are not late on their rent(due April 1st). A swat team broke down the courtyard door and arrested both of the tenants 5 days ago for larceny. The charge has something to do with guns. The tenants are being extradited to CO in 8 days. Their 27 year old son is living in the house and is asking all the neighbors to lend him money to get his parents out. Our neighbors do not feel safe and are traumatized by what has happened. The tenants are on a "most wanted" list in CO. Can I evict them immediately because of criminal activity?
  • My child do want to go back after her weekend visit, cause she is having mental issues and is scared of her father. But he got custody of my child. Do I half to make her go?
  • My 15 year old daughter wants to live with me in another county than her father. What is the process she can take to make her wishes known? Her father and I had a recent residency hearing, and the Judge ruled she stay with her father because he felt she was fine where she was, and my daughter was nervous to talk to the judge. However, after learning of the decision, she has told her father she wants to live with me, and she is telling me she wants to tell the judge how she feels, and wants to move with me.
  • I live in Missouri, I have been paying child support on my son faithfully, in fact, I have overpaid app $5000! Two ?'s, one-how do I go about filing a petition to end child support(was due to end May 31, 2011-recently found out I have to petition the court first), second-am I entitled to my overage to be repaid? My son is 18 and doesnt live with his mother anymore.
  • I was charged with drug paraphernalia methamphetamine and pi then sentenced to a year unsupervised probation now 2 months later they indicted me on possession of methamphetamine on the same charge ... Can they do this? How did they do this?
  • I am the guardian of my 2 grandchildren (their mother is my oldest daughter) she had been in a domestic violence situation with the kids dad (he is in prison until July 2016) she lives with friends, no job, possible drugs. He does drugs and has a new girlfriend pregnant. I do not want either of them to obtain children EVER. What can I do to protect the kids and myself since Arizona tends to want to reunite children and parents. This is not a good idea with either of the biological parents. I love them to much to have them suffer. Guardian since 2010, they are age 9 and 6. suggestions?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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