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Expiration of Paper Food Stamp Program (100%)
Highlighted Summary: PAPER FOOD STAMP COUPONS WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE17, 2009

Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (100%)
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HEALTH-e-ARIZONA (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Health-e-Arizona is an on-line application for Arizona residents. You can apply for medical coverage, Nutrition Assistance (Food Stamps), and cash assistance. You can use Health-e-Arizona even if you have applied before or are currently receiving benefits.

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation (100%)
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The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 generally allows taxpayers to exclude income from the discharge of debt on their principal residence.

The following are the most commonly asked questions and answers about The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and debt cancellation:

What is Cancellation of Debt?

Does the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act apply to all forgiven or cancelled debts?

Earned Income Tax Credit (100%)
Highlighted Summary: E-File is a free tax program created by the Legal Aid Society of Orange County to help low-income taxpayers claim the Earned Income Tax Credit and avoid costly tax preparation fees. Residents ofAlabama, California, Florida, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming can file their state and federal taxes through this program. E-File

Juvenile Courts by County (100%)
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Juvenile Courts by County
Click on your County below to find information and phone numbers forjuvenile courts or view a complete list of Juvenile Court Judges and Directors in Arizona counties.
Divorce on the Navajo Nation - Grounds and Requirements (100%)
Highlighted Summary: The Family Courts can dissolve marriages for any of the following ten grounds:
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    Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: <A Loan Modification is a permanent change in one or more of the terms of a mortgagor's loan, allows the loan to be reinstated, and results in a payment the mortgagor can afford. To find out more about Loan Modifications, go to the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website.

    Adoption and Child Welfare (100%)
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    The Adoption & Child Welfare LawSite is a free, online service for both adoptive families and professionals. It is the nation’s only comprehensive searchable site for statutes, regulations, key cases and leading articles about adoption and child welfare law from all 50 states.
    Guide for Self-Represented Appellants and Appellees (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Representing Yourself: Appealing a Criminal Case to the Superior Court: Information and forms regarding criminal case appeals from the Justice Court or Municipal Court to the Superior Court. Representing Yourself: Appealing a Civil Traffic Case to the Superior Court: Information and forms regarding traafica caappeals from the Justice Court or Municipal Court to the Superior ...

    Tips for a Successful Client-Attorney Relationship (100%)
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    Fees There are many ways to pay for professional legal services.
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    Family Law on the Navajo Nation: How is Property Divided in a Divorce? (100%)
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    What about debt?
    How does the court divide up the debts and property in the divorce?
    Loans and Your Home: Know the Danger Signs (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Here are some commonly used terms:
    Refinance: replacing an existing loan with one with different terms
    Terms: refers to interest rates, repayment period, type of interest
    Arizona Superior Court Locations by County (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Arizona Superior Court Locations and Phone Numbers by County Apache County Superior Court
    70 West 3rd South St.
    Johns, AZ 85936
    (928) 337-7550 Cochise County Superior Court
    100 Quality Hill
    Bisbee, AZ 85603
    (520) 432-9364

    Setting Aside Convictions and Restoring Civil Rights (100%)
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    Generally, something expunged, no longer exists.
    Yes.

    Overview of Asylum Law (100%)
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    The Asylum Program of Arizona (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Asylum seekers request safe haven in the United States and other countries because they fear persecution in their homeland. Asylum seekers first obtain admittance to the U.S., and then apply for protection.

    Immigrants who are in the U.S. may request asylum if they have been persecuted or have a well-founded fear of persecution in their country of origin due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or ...

    Garnishment (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Garnishment procedures are governed by Arizona law and are extremely complicated. Garnishment is a legal process by which one party may collect money from another party, after a money judgment has been entered. Find out more about the garnishment process and the forms needed at the Arizona Supreme Court Online under Garnishment.

    Native Legal Net Public Law Library (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Visit NativeLegalNet.org,a service of the DNA People's Legal Services, to find legal information that may affect your rights and responsibilities. Many topics are covered and there are Navajo language translations of many legal areas for listening and downloading.

    Victim's Bill of Rights (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Arizona Constitution, Article 2, Sec. 2.1, victims are:

    Arizona's New Minimum Wage Law (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW MINIMUM WAGE LAW

    On November 8, 2006, Arizona voters passed a law to raise the state minimum wage.

    January 1, 2007

    What is the new state minimum wage?

    $6.75

    Will the minimum wage continue to go up?

    Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Arizona has threegeneral servicesLegalAidorganizations which cover different regions of the state. AllLegal Services programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. The other specialized focus legal serviceprograms typically assist those in the greatest needsuch as...

    Certified Fiduicaries (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Each county in Arizona has a probate court which is part of the state’s court system. A guardian is appointed by the probate court to ensure the personal and medical needs of an incapacitated person are met. A personal representative is appointed by the probate court to administer ...

    Assistance with Legal Document Preparation (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: A Certified Legal Document Preparer CAN:• Prepare or provide legal documents without an attorney's supervision. A Certified Legal Document Preparer CANNOT:•&...

    Marital Status and your Finances (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: If I get divorced, can I still get Social Security benefits on my husband’s work record? Will I continue to receive Social Security benefits as a widow (or widower) if I remarry? Yes, if you are at least 60 years old when you remarry.

    Save for Retirement (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: (IRC § 408A) Check out a non-traditional Roth IRA. (RT § 17507.6) Find out if your employer offers a tax-deferred investment savings plan, such as a 401(k).

    Dealing with Debt (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Dealing with DebtPerhaps your debts have become unmanageable now that you are living on a fixed or more limited income. What should I do if I am having trouble paying my bills? What are credit and debt counseling agencies?

    Revocable Living Trust (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: You canspecify who determines your disability. You may want assets held in trust for a minor beneficiary. Consult an estate planning attorney to review your goals/wishes and the various options in this area.

    Identity Theft (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: To keep tabs on your credit, request a free credit report annually from each of the three major credit bureaus. Protect Your Identity If you are a victim of identity theft: Contactthe creditbureaus listed below, put a fraud alert on your credit report and request a free credit report

    Consumer Protection - How to Avoid Scams (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Other common scams include:Charitable Donation Con: Watch out for fake charities. Door-to-Door Solicitation: Ask to see a business permit. Medicare Fraud: Never give your Medicare number to a stranger.

    Medigap (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Medigap is supplemental health insurance that can help pay some of the expenses that are not covered by Medicare. (See the Medicare article on this webite)It is important to carefully consider your particular situation in deciding whether this supplemental insurance is worth the extra expense. In addition, you can request a copy of Medicare’s publication, Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to ...

    Losing a Spouse or Parent (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Gather relevant documents, such as the will, insurance policies, trusts, and stock, bank account and annuity statements. Contact the Social Security Administration (if the deceased was an eligible recipient). Notify any life insurance companies of the death.

    County Tax Assessors (100%)
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    Arizona County Tax Assessors

    Apache Cochise Coconino ...

    Senior Discount Travel and Recreation (100%)
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    Nutrition Support Services and Food Stamps (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: PAPER FOOD STAMP COUPONS WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE17, 2009 The Area Agency on Aging is responsible for ensuring that supportive and nutrition services are made available to older persons in communities where they live. The Arizona Senior Center Association ...

    Assistance with Utilities (100%)
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    Can I get any help paying my gas, electric, telephone and water bills?

    There are financial assistance programs available to help low-income households with their utility bills. The Department of Economic Security administers several different programs that help with utility deposits, payments, discounts, weatherization of homes, and some appliance repair and replacement.

    Assistance with Utilities (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Can I get any help paying my gas, electric, telephone and water bills?

    Tax Relief for Seniors (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: (A.R.S. §§ 42-17301-17313)

    Social Security (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: How To Contact Social Security Social Security ...

    County Resources for Domestice Violence Victims (100%)
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    Domestic Violence Resources by County
    Just click on your County below to find information and phone numbers for the courts, counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more.
    Are You Being Abused? (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Locations: P.O. Box 5520 Window Rock, Arizona 86515 (928) 871-6940, 6941, 871-6626, 6471 Chinle Family & District Courts P.O. Box 547 Chinle, AZ 86503 (928) 674-2084, 2070 Kayenta Family & District Courts P.O. Box 2700 Kayenta, AZ 86033 (928) 697-5550, 5541 Tuba City ...

    How To Contact Social Security (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: How To Contact Social Security Find an Office On-Line:using the Social Security Local Office Search by Zip Code. Contact By Phone: Social Security has a toll-free number that operates from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday: 1-800-772-1213. Please have your Social Security ...

    Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence Tribal Court Information and Resources Apache - San Carlos Mt. Graham Safe House - Safford (928)348-9104 1-800-269-9104 San Carlos Tribal Social Services (General) 928-475-2313 Apache - Whiteriver ...

    Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence Yuma County Superior Court, 250 W. 2nd Street, Yuma, AZ Presiding Judge (928) 329-2170 Clerk of the Court (928) 817-4223 Court Administration (928) 817-4088 <...

    Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence Yavapai County Superior Court, 120 S. Cortez, Prescott, AZ Presiding Judge (928) 771-3312 Clerk of the Court (928) 771-3312 Court Administration (928) 771-3483 Law Library (928) 771-3309 ...

    Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence Santa Cruz County Superior Court, 2150 N. Congress Dr., Nogales, AZ Presiding Judge (520)375-7730 Clerk of the Court (520) 375-7700 Court Administration (520) 375-7740 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis ...

    Pinal County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Pinal County Resources for Domestic Violence Pinal County Superior Court, 31 N. Pinal St., Florence, AZ, Citizen Contact Center (520) 509-3555, (888) 431-1311 Apache Junction Superior Court (480) 982-4166 Casa Grande Superior Court (520) 836-1073 Mammoth (520) 487-2928 Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence Pima County Superior Court, 110 W. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85701 General Information (520) 740-4200 TDD: (520) 740-8887 Clerk of the Court (520) 740-3200 Conciliation Court (520) 740-5590

    Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence Navajo County Superior Court, S. Highway 77, Holbrook, AZ Presiding Judge (928)524-4220 Clerk of the Court (928)524-4188 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Apache Behavioral Health Services (Whiteriver) (928)338-4811 Arizona Child Abuse or ...

    Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence Mohave County Superior Court, 401 Spring Street, Kingman, AZ Presiding Judge (928) 453-0739 Clerk of the Court (928) 753-0713 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Arizona Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline (CPS) 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1...

    Maricopa County Domestic Violence Resources (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Counseling services for the victim: Autumn House (Mesa) - 480-835-5555 Centro de Amistad Incorporado - 480-839-2926 Chrysalis (North Phoenix) - 602-944-4999 Dorothy B. Mitchell Counseling Center - 480-969-6955 (children only) My Sisters Place (Chandler) - 480-821-1024 (24 Hour) Salvation Army - 602-267-4100 Counseling...

    La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence La Paz County Superior Court, 1316 S. Kofa Ave, Parker AZ Presiding Judge (928) 669-6134 Clerk of the Court (928) 669-6131 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Arizona Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline (CPS...

    Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence Greenlee County Superior Court, Clifton, AZ Presiding Judge (928) 865-3872 Clerk of the Court (928) 865-4242 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Apache ...

    Graham County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Graham Safe House( (928)348-9104 1-800-269-9104 Information Resources Community Information and Referral(24 hours) 602-263-8856 1-800-352-3792 Contact Shelter Hotline-24 Hour Information & Referral (602)263-8856 1-800-352-3792 Contact Shelter Hotline 24-hour Information & Referral 1-800-362-3474 Graham County Community Action Program (928)428-2872...

    Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence Gila County Superior Court, 1400 E. Ash, Globe, AZ Presiding Judge (928)425-3231 Clerk of the Court (928)425-425-3231 Conciliation Court (928)425-3231 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Apache Behavioral Health Services (928...

    Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence Gila County Superior Court, 1400 E. Ash, Globe, AZ Presiding Judge (928)425-3231 Clerk of the Court (928)425-425-3231 Conciliation Court (928)425-3231 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Apache Behavioral Health ...

    Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence Coconino County Superior Court, 200 N. San Francisco, Flagstaff, AZ Presiding Judge (928) 779-6546 Clerk of the Court (928) 779-6535 Conciliation Court (928) 779-6805 <...

    Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence Cochise County Superior Court, Bisbee, AZ Presiding Judge (520) 432-8500 Clerk of the Court (520) 432-8570 Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling Arizona Child ...

    Social Security, SSI and Disability Information (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Social Security, SSI and Disability Information is available at the official website of the Social Security Administration.

    Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence Apache County Superior Court, PO Box 667, 70 W. 3rd South, St. Johns, AZ 85936-0667, (928) 337-7555 Presiding Judge(928) 337-7550 ...

    Children Hurt Too (100%)
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    Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide By Maricopa County Bar Assoc., Young Lawyers Division, Domestic Violence Committee Steps for Improving Victim Assistance - Procedure for Using Police in an Emergency: Call 9-1-1 and give a brief description of the incident. Orders of Protection and Injunctions Against Harassment Domestic Violence is a crime. &...

    Things You Should Know about Protective Orders (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PROTECTIVE ORDERS IN AN EMERGENCY CALL: 911 NOTE: Thisarticle is intended to provide general information about protective orders.

    COMMON LEGAL TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    Continue: The case which was heard by the judicial officer has not been finalized.

    Model Parenting Time Plans for Parent/Child Access (100%)
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    How to Get a Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: How to Get a Birth Certificate The Arizona Office of Vital Records has birth records ONLY for births that occurred in Arizona. Fees Certified copy of birth certificate Birth dates 1990 to present $10.00 (per copy) Certified copy of birth certificate Birth dates prior to 1990 $15.00 (per copy) Expedited ...

    How To Change Your Name (100%)
    Highlighted Summary: How To Change Your Name By Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. Introduction Changing your name is a relatively simple procedure that can usually be done without a lawyer. Procedure for Legally Changing Your Name In order to legally change your name you must prepare three documents:

      Petition for Change of Name (also called an Application for Change of...

      You and the Law: Fair Debt Collection (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: You and the Law: Fair Debt Collection By Southern Arizona legal Aid, Inc. Debt collectors cannot treat you unfairly because you owe an unpaid debt. Deceptive Collection Practices Debt collectors cannot make false statements in order to try to get you to pay the debt. Harassment or Abuse Debt collectors cannot threaten, abuse or ...

      The Food Stamp and Cash Assistance Program: Overpayments (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: The Food Stamp and Cash Assistance Program: Overpayments by Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. What if DES gives me too much money or too many food stamps? How do overpayments happen? How will DES collect the overpayment?

      The Cash Assistance Program and Child Support (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: The Cash Assistance Program and Child Support By Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. Child support -- it is your child's right! Resources To Get a Child Support Order or to Enforce an Existing Child Support Order - The following resources may help you get a child support order or enforce an existing child support order:

      Unemployment Compensation (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: To show this, you have to meet all of the following: There are jobs for people with your skills, training or education; You can work on a full-time basis; Your personal life lets you work a full time job; You are physically and mentally able to work; You are able to report for work at the time the employer requires; You have transportation, proper clothing, licenses and tools if required for your type of work; You must...

      You and the Law: Employment Discrimination (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: Under the provisions of ADA, an employer cannot:

      Parent Education Classes (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: The class provides parents with an opportunity to explore the following topics: What parents can do to help their child adjust to the divorce or separation Emotional effects of divorce or separation on parents and their child Harmful effects of parental conflict on children, including domestic violence Ways parents can reduce parental conflict Avoiding and dealing with problems Factors that contribute to a child's healthy ...

      The Landlord Tenant Relationship (100%)
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      AHCCCS Informational Brochure (100%)
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      Information for Homeowners Facing Loss of a Home (100%)
      Highlighted Summary: What must a lender do to sell my property?

    What can I do to prevent the sale?
After I receive notice of a trustee's sale, what are my options?

Predatory Lending Schemes and Scams (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Borrowers facing unemployment and/or foreclosure are frequent targets of predatory lenders because they are desperate to find any "solution" to their default. Homeowners frequently receive refinance offers in the mail telling them that they have been "pre-approved" for credit based on the equity in their home. Beware of Scams: Equity skimming: a buyer...

Avoiding Foreclosure of Your Home (100%)
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Contact Your Lender As Soon As You Have A Problem
Many people avoid calling their lenders when they have money troubles.
Lenders want to help ...

Small Claims Court Process (100%)
Highlighted Summary: When you go to court, tell the judge: 1. How much you paid as a security deposit. 2. That you requested an itemization of the damages and other charges to be deducted from the security deposit. (A.R.S. §33-1321(D)) 4. That Arizona law provides that you may recover your security deposit, plus damages in an amount equal to twice your ...

Security Deposits (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Security Deposit What is a security deposit, and how much is your landlord allowed to charge you for it? When You Move In Your Landlord Must Give You: A signed copy of your lease agreement A move-in form upon where you can record any damages to the unit that already exist Written notification that you may be present at a move-out inspection. A.R.S. §33-...

Fair Housing For All: It's the Law! (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Signs of Housing Discrimination Refusing to sell, rent, or show available housing Only showing housing in areas of minority concentration Harassment or intimidation Housing advertisement with discriminatory statements or displaying no minorities in group scenes Differing terms for identical dwellings Extensive questioning prior to offering or providing...

Mobile Home Parks - Rights and Responsibilities of the Landlord and Tenant (100%)
Highlighted Summary: The Mobile Home Parks Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (Title 33, Chapter 11 of the Arizona Revised Statutes) sets out the law governing the rental of mobile home spaces and rights and obligations of landlord and tenant. Landlords are required to provide a written copy of a summary of the Arizona Mobile Home Parks Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to tenants available from the ...

Forcible Detainer Appeals: Representing Yourself (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Forcible Detainer Appeals: Representing Yourself Introduction Thisarticle will tell you how to appeal a Forcible or Special Detainer case from a Justice Court if you are a residential tenant who has been evicted. 3. Pay a Cost Bond to the Justice Court You must file a bond to cover any costs on appeal. 8. File an ...

The Court Process for an Eviction (100%)
Highlighted Summary: What Will Happen In Court Eviction cases move through the court system fast. The Answer After receiving the Summons and Complaint, the tenant should file an answer. Appeal from a Judgment A tenant may appeal a forcible detainer judgment to superior court.

Evictions (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Eviction cases in Arizona are called Special Detainer Actions or Forcible Entry and Detainer. The Eviction Process for Unpaid Rent Notice is the first step in the eviction process. Options for the Tenant The tenant has the right to reinstate the rental agreement by paying the rent due, in full, and any reasonable late fees set out...

Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (100%)
Highlighted Summary: A Landlord Cannot do certain things under the Act: While a landlord can bill separately for utilities,he/shecannotmake a tenant to sign a lease that requires a tenant to waive any rights under Arizona law. Tenant Obligations In addition to the obligation to pay rent on time, a tenant must do the following under Arizona law.

Buying a Used Car - Private Sales (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Private sales usually are not covered by the "implied warranties" of state law.

Before You Buy A Used Car

Whether you buy a used car from a dealer, a co-worker, or a neighbor, follow these tips to learn as much as you can about the car: Examine the car you using an inspection checklist. If a car manufacturer backs your warranty, contact the local representative of the manufacturer.

Buying a Used Car - Dealer Sales (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Some dealers are attract customers with "no-haggle prices," "factory certified" used cars, and better warranties. As Is - No Warranty

Buying a Used Car - Before you Start (100%)
Highlighted Summary: PAYMENT OPTIONS You have two choices: pay in full or finance over time. If you finance, the total cost of the car increases. Dealers and lenders offer a variety of loan terms and payment schedules.

Repossession Law (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Financing occurs when you buy property (a vehicle, mobile home or furniture) but do not pay the entire sales price at once and the dealer or a bank (the creditor) lends you money so you can pay off the price of installments. If you want to return a vehicle to the car dealer - ask the dealer to agree in writing to waive the deficiency (see below) in exchange for your "voluntary surrender" of the vehicle...

Arizona's Lemon Law (100%)
Highlighted Summary: The manufacturer or its authorized dealers can repair or correct the defect, accept return of the car or replace the car with a new car. There is a limit on the number of times a consumer must allow the manufacturer to repair the car and the amount of time the car can be out of service. If during the covered period, the manufacturer fails to successfully repair the defect after four attempts, or the car is out of service by reason of repair ...

New Automobile Buying Tips (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Beware of advertised minimum trade-in amounts. Before You Go To The DealerDo your homework. Negotiating The DealEverything is negotiable – no matter what the salesperson says.

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Divorce in Arizona (100%)
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Things You Should Know About Divorce in Arizona (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Things You Should Know About Divorce in Arizona

Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Detailed informational guidefor individuals to file their own divorce papers.

Americans with Disabilities Act- A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Some of the most common types of accommodations include:

Special Education Hotline (100%)
Highlighted Summary: Please contact us at: (602) 274-6287 (voice/tty) Phoenix 1 (800) 927-2260 (voice/tty) Statewide Monday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free interpreter services are available in Spanish and 150 other ...

Organizations

Bankruptcy Hotline (100%)

Arizona Foundation For Legal Services & Education (100%)

Arizona Women's Education & Employment (AWEE) (100%)
Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) provides a number of programs and services to women and men who want to improve their current employment opportunities. Programs include: Case Management & Support Services, Training Workshops & Educational Guidance, Employment Assistance, Reentry Services, Post-Program Support, and Path to Living Free (PLF) assists male and female ex-offenders to become successful upon their exit from prison and during their re-entry into the community.

Arizona South Asians For Safe Families (ASAFSF) (100%)
ASASF's mission is to increase awareness of domestic violence and provide support services to victims of DV in the South Asian community in Arizona and to emphasize the importance of a safe family environment.

Our Family Services (100%)
Our Family makes our community a better place to live, to grow up, and to grow older by providing a continuum of services in four main areas -- counseling, education and prevention, homeless services, and services to older and disabled adults.

Defenders of Children (100%)
Defenders of Children provides advocacy and legal services to child victims of documented abuse and to their protective family members when traditional avenues of protection fail to ensure safety.

Arizona Corporation Commission (100%)
The Arizona Corporation Commission Securities Division is a state agency that protects Arizonans against investment scams.

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Pima County (100%)
The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) for Pima County offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment law, wills, housing, and immigration. Contact VLP through the toll free number for more information about eligibility.

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pinal, Navajo and Santa Cruz Counties (100%)
The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP)for Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pinal, Navajo and Santa Cruz counties offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment law, wills, housing, and immigration. Contact VLP through the toll free number for more information about eligibility and locations.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. – Whiteriver (100%)
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.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.- Bisbee (100%)
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing high quality advocacy services to low-income clients living in Cochise, Graham, and Greenlee Counties. SALA provides immigration legal services and advice through immigration attorneys and paralegal staff in the Tucson, Bisbee and Nogales offices. Priorities include VAWA, U and T visa cases, derivative citizenship, adjustment of status, naturalization, and deportation/removal defense.

Tohono O'odham Legal Services – Sells (100%)
Serves Native Americans living on or near the Tohono O'odham Reservation in Pinal & Gila Counties; and, Tohono O'odham tribal members living off reservation who have cases which require litigation in the Tohono O'odham Tribal Court. Languages for which interpreters can be provided: O'odham

Four Rivers Indian Legal Services - Maricopa, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma Counties (100%)
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing high quality advocacy services to low-income clients.The Sacaton office serves residents of the Gila River Indian Community in Pinal & Maricopa Counties; Ak-Chin Indian Community in Pinal County; Native Americans living off-reservation in Maricopa County; Cocopah Indian Community and Ft. Yuma Indian Community in Yuma County; Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community & Ft. McDowell; Mohave-Apache Tribe in ...

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. - Nogales - Santa Cruz County (100%)
Provides high quality advocacy services to low-income clients in Santa Cruz County. SALA also provides immigration legal services and advice through immigration attorneys and paralegal staff in the Tucson, Bisbee and Nogales offices. Priorities include VAWA, U and T visa cases, derivative citizenship, adjustment of status, naturalization, and deportation/removal defense

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. - Lakeside - Apache, Gila, and Navajo Counties (100%)
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing high quality advocacy services to low-income clients in Apache, Gila, and Navajo Counties.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. - Casa Grande - Pinal County (100%)
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing high quality advocacy services to low-income clients.The Casa Grande office serves off-reservation residents of Pinal County

DNA- People's Legal Services - Fort Defiance (100%)
DNA has 9 offices in 3 states. They provide general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the reservations they serve and low income individuals living in Coconino, Apache and Navajo Counties (Arizona) or San Juan County (New Mexico). Most clients must meet income and asset guidelines established by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

DNA - People's Legal Services, Inc., Flagstaff (100%)
Provides general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the Coconino Reservations for Navajo, Hualapai and Havasupai Tribes

DNA - People's Legal Services - Tuba City (100%)
Provides general civil legal assistance to low income people living in the Navajo Nation’s Tuba City Judicial District in Coconino and Navajo Counties, Arizona.

DNA - People's Legal Services - Hopi Legal Services (100%)
Provides general civil legal assistance to low income people living on or near the Hopi reservation in Navajo and Coconino Counties.

DNA - People's Legal Services - Chinle (100%)
DNA has 9 offices in 3 states. They provide general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the reservations; they serve low income individuals living in Coconino County (Arizona) or San Juan County (New Mexico). Most clients must meet income and asset guidelines established by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Southwest Community Services - The Division of Disabled Persons (100%)
Serving Arizona and the New Mexico area with programs designed specifically to meet the communication, accessibility and cultural needs of Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing persons. Services include; counseling, job training, job placement, translation/interpreting services, case management and other requested service programs. The Community Living program offers 24 hour assisted living options enabling persons with a physical disability to obtain a "home" based on his/her needs and ...

Pio Decimo Center (100%)
Childcare, transitional housing for homeless families, language classes (ESL), health clinics, and youth programs are a few of the agency's activities in central Tucson.

Glendale Victim Assistance (100%)
To be eligible for these services you must be the victim of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Glendale. Offers services to victims of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Glendale. The center provides: 24-hour on-scene crisis services, information services to help victims successfully interact with the criminal justice system assistance with Orders of Protection and related domestic violence issues, investigative and court support to victims.

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. (100%)
A broad range of programs serving Pima, Pinal and Gila counties, ranging from counseling for individual and family problems, assistance to immigrants and refugees, shelters for pregnant teenagers and single women and their infants, nutrition programs and case management for elderly.

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf (100%)
Counseling, job training, job placement, translation/interpreting services, case management and other requested service programs to meet the communication, accessibility and cultural needs of Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing persons.

Catholic Charities - Yavapai County (100%)
Counseling,emergency shelter and transitional housing, emergency services for low income housing, Families FIRST, information and referral, and transportation help.

Catholic Charities - Mohave County (100%)
Counseling,emergency shelter and transitional housing, emergency services for low income housing, Families FIRST, information and referral, and transportation help.

Catholic Charities - Coconino, Apache, Navajo Counties (100%)
Counseling,emergency shelter and transitional housing, emergency services for low income housing, Families FIRST, information and referral, and transportation help.

Catholic Charities - West Valley (100%)
Provides over 40 different programs at 104 sites throughout the state. They serve people of all ages, color, creed, culture, ethnicity, ideology, language or religion.

Catholic Charities - East Valley (100%)
Catholic Social Service provides over 40 different programs at 104 sites throughout the state. They serve people of all ages, color, creed, culture, ethnicity, ideology, language or religion.

Avondale Victim Assistance Unit (100%)
Offers a wide variety of services to victims of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Avondale. The services offered at the center include: assistance with filing order of protection, court accompaniment, court information and assistance with restitution. The center is staffed by trained advocates.

Attorney General's Office of Victim Services (100%)
Offers services to victims of a crime being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s office. Victims can contact the office individually, it is best to call ahead. Some of the services that the office offers includes but is not limited to; providing you with information on filing Orders of Protection and Injunctions against harassment, helping you file for compensation through your local Crime Victim Compensation Board, assisting and supporting you through all criminal justice proceedings, and ...

ASU Crime Victim's Legal Assistance Project (100%)
Provides legal advice, and assistance to victims of a crime during a criminal proceedings. The project provides services ranging from consultations to court representation. To be eligible for these services an individual must be the victim of a crime and cannot have been charged for a crime.

Association of Arizona Food Banks (100%)
Provides information and locations of Arizona's food banks.

Arizona Community Action Association (100%)
ACAA promotes economic self-sufficiency for low income people through several member agencies and provides information about where to get help.

Housing Counseling Hotline (100%)
Housing counseling hotline provides help to tenants about their rights and responsibilities.

City of Mesa Housing Services Division (100%)
Administers the Section 8 Rental Assistance, Housing Rehabilitation and Escobedo Affordable Housing programs.

Gila County Housing Dept. (100%)

Community Services of Arizona, Inc. (100%)

Adoption Reunion Services (100%)
The Confidential Intermediary Program of Arizona provides a service to help facilitate contact between adoptive parents, adopted individuals, birth parents and siblings, while protecting court and agency records and the anonymity of those who desire it.The adoption must have occurred in Arizona. Please phone for more information or visit their website.

Never Again Foundation for Legal Services (100%)
Provides free civil representation to women, children or vulnerable adults who have been severely physically or sexually abused.

Maricopa County Conciliation Services (100%)
Offers mediation and conciliation services for spouses who are considering or who are in the process of divorce. The focus of this brief counseling is to assist spouses in making an informed and thoughtful decision regarding their future. Mediation is a process in which parents meet with a professional mediator to try and reach an agreement with respect to child custody and parenting time.

Information & Referral Services (100%)
Information and Referral Services provides statewide information, problem-solving and community resources 24/7 Call for referrals to the appropriate agencies.

Community Information and Referral Services (100%)
Free service by telephone or website to find legal and social services from their database containing over 2,000 agencies. The hotline is only a referral service, it does not offer any legal advice.

Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness (100%)
The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness strengthens the capacity of local communities to respond to homelessness through statewide leadership, technical assistance, and advocacy.

Arizona Secretary of State Tucson Office (100%)

EEOC Phoenix District Office (100%)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Phoenix District Office Open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please call first to obtain information or schedule an appointment. Charge receipt interviews must begin prior to 3:00 p.m.

Arizona Secretary Of State (100%)

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Yuma (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Mohave County (100%)

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Maricopa County (100%)
The Volunteer Lawyers Program provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Pro Bono Program - Yavapai County (100%)
The Pro Bono Program provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Community Legal Services Disability Advocacy Project (100%)

Community Legal Services - Yuma/ LaPaz Counties (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Community Legal Services - Yavapai County (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Community Legal Services - Statewide Farmworker Program (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

William E. Morris Institute for Justice (100%)
The William E. Morris Institute for Justice is a non-profit public interest law firm providing legal representation and legislative advocacy on behalf of low-income Arizonans. The Institute's current priorities include: Training and Training Assistance, Communication Coordination, Legislative and Administrative Services, Technical Assistance, and Poverty Law litigation.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (100%)
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing a full range of civil legal services, including immigration, to low-income clients. SALA's service area covers over 54-thousand square miles in 9 counties and 11 Indian reservations.

Scottsdale Civic Center Senior Center (100%)
Offers 20-30 minutes legal consultations with a lawyer free of charge to individuals who 50 years of age or older. Legal issues probate, wills, trusts and other civil legal areas.

Maricopa County Bar Lawyer Referral Service (100%)
Provides a 30-minute consultation with an attorney for a fee of $35.00.

Friendly House Immigration Service (100%)
Offers assistance in preparing immigration documents, answers basic questions and can help follow-up on pending cases.

Fresh Start Women's Foundation (100%)
Fresh Start is dedicated to helping women with transitional needs such as divorce, health issues, abuse, etc. Offers mentoring, speakers, workshops, a self-help library, referrals and attorney assistance to women going through a family law issue.

Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (100%)
The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Inc. , "The Florence Project," provides holistic, free legal services to immigrants, refugees, and U.S. citizens detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Arizona for immigration processing. The Project serves men, women, and children, including those with mental health and social service needs.

Family Lawyer's Assistance Project (FLAP)- Phoenix (100%)
FLAP provides asistance to individuals who are representing themselves in family court matters such as paternity, child support, divorce and custody. Second location at 222 E. Javelina, Mesa

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (100%)
The EEOC investigates charges of discrimination, offers mediation services and settles cases. When a charge is filed the EEOC conducts further investigations to establish if there is evidence for the charge. If evidence is found the two parties may be offered mediation services to avoid lengthy legal processes.

DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock (100%)
DNA has 9 offices in 3 states. They provide general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the reservations they serve and low income individuals living in Coconino County (Arizona) or San Juan County (New Mexico). Most clients must meet income and asset guidelines established by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

DES Division of Child Support Enforcement - Phoenix (100%)
Has programs that locate absent parents, establish paternity, establish and enforce orders, and collect child support payments.

DES Aging and Adult Program (100%)
Offers a basic legal service program for those over the age of 60. A paralegal answers basic legal questions or helps client fill out forms for obtaining a lawyer through other services.

Community Legal Services - San Luis - Yuma County (100%)
Community Legal Services in San Luis provides high quality legal services to farm workers.

Community Legal Services - Mohave County (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Community Legal Services - East Valley Office (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Community Legal Services - Central Office (100%)
Community Legal Services provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

Catholic Charities - Central & Northern Arizona (100%)
Catholic Charities provides over 40 different programs at 104 sites throughout the state. They serve people of all ages, color, creed, culture, ethnicity, ideology, language or religion. Free or low-cost legal services are available to assist legal immigrant families with family-based immigration needs.

ASU Legal Clinic (100%)
Offers a wide range of legal assistance from consultations to court representation. These services are provided by volunteer student attorneys. The availability of assistance is restricted by the amount of students who are currently volunteering.

ASU Homeless Legal Assistance Project (100%)
ASU law student volunteers work closely with practicing lawyers to provide free legal assistance to the homeless in the community who might otherwise not have access to legal services.

Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project (100%)
Offers information and legal assistance to seniors in the Maricopa County. Volunteer lawyers and trained advocates can assist clients with any of the legal issues such as government benefits, consumer affairs, wills, probate and guardianship

Arizona Fair Housing Center (100%)
Provides services to individuals who have suffered discrimination in any housing situation. They can mail brochures and claim forms to individuals who have suffered discrimination or make legal referrals for individuals who need further assistance.

Volunteer Lawyers Program – DNA (100%)
The Volunteer Lawyers Program for DNA includes Northern Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Contact a volunteer lawyer by calling the DNA office nearest you or call the main DNA office in Window Rock. Reservations for Navajo, Hopi, Jicarilla Apache, Havasupai, Hualapai, and Southern San Juan Paiute tribes and San Juan County, NM, Apache, Coconino, and Navajo Counties.

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV) (100%)
Arizona’s only statewide legal advocacy hotline for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Available Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Staffed by knowledgeable staff, interns and volunteers with over 20 year’s lay legal advocacy experience. The AzCADV Legal Advocacy Hotline Staff Are NOT attorneys and cannot give legal advice.

American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona (100%)
ACLU of Arizona represents clients cases that have a large impact on the community at large because of limited resources. To better understand the kinds of cases accepted and how to have the ACLU consider a case, visit them on-line.

Arizona Center for Disability Law-Phoenix (100%)
ACDL is a not-for-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disablilities.

Arizona Center for Disability Law - Tucson (100%)
ACDL is a not-for-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disablilities.

Advocates for the Disabled (100%)
Provides brief legal advice and self-help materials based on its resources and the needs of disabled persons. Contact by phone at 602-212-2600 for assistance.

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when i started i needed food stamps not cash now i need both can i add cash to my case (100%)
To find out if you qualify for cash assistance please contact your local Family Assistance Administration (FAA) Office.   To view there their frequently asked questions please click   Their frequently asked questions section contains information about both the food stamp (Nutrition assistance) and cash assistance ...

I checked my credit rating and found out that someone used my ssn and name to purchase a house in Phoenix Arizonia. What do I do? WHre to I go to confrim this information is true? (100%)

If you are concerned that you are the victim of identity theft, you may want to file a police report, and contact and file a complaint with the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Also, note that If a home is purchased in Phoenix Arizona, the documents will usually be available on the Maricopa County Recorder's Office website and the i need modify join custody to sole custody, do to her iligal activity.what is the way to do so? (100%)

See the article titled "Things you should know about custody and parenting time" on this website.

Either parent may request in writing that the court modify a custody order. In a joint custody situation, a parent must wait six months before seeking a modification if the reason for the request is that one parent has failed to obey the court's custody order.

My question is directed at the lemon law. My vehicle manufacture has agreed to buy back my vehicle after several unsuccessful repair attempts. They did a mileage use deduction on their offer and I am trying to find out what the formulation is for the figure they gave me. I have chekced the ARS and can not find it in title 44. (100%)
You may want to look at the article on this website titled "Arizona's Lemon Law. "  In the Arizona Revised Statutes, the laws themselves are not titled "lemon law. " Instead, the laws are titled Motor Vehicle Warranties and can be found in Title 44, Article 5 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, starting with

my question is: reguarding "earnest deposits" and when they are not refundable/ also what does it mean when you have "first right of refusal to rent a specific property/, (100%)
The refund of an earnest depost can also be voided by certain acts; however, those acts and the voiding of any refund would also have to be described in the contract.

(2) A right of first refusal is; if someone else offers to rent the property at a rate of $X, the landlord is required to approach you and see if you want to rent the property under the same terms. If you do not agree to those terms, and cannot convince the landlord to agree to your terms, then the landlord may ...

ARS28-627 empowers local municipalities to enforce parking on highway/streets within their jurisdication. What ARS empowers local municipalities to enforce parking on private property? i.e grocery store parking area (100%)

You may want to review ARS 28-621, and ARS 28-628.

ARS 28-628 Rights of real Property Owners

This chapter does not prevent the owner of real property that is used by the public for purposes...

My niece used her grandfather's SSN and DOB and baby's SSN and DOB to obtain loans from a payday loan place online. She did not repay the loans and they went to collections. The collection agency called her grandfather to collect. In order for the debt to be deleted from her grandfather, he had to file a police report. What is the possibility of my niece being charged with identity theft and or fraud? What would the possible sentence be? (100%)
  Take a look at A.R.S. § 13-2008, the Arizona law discussing the violation and punishment for taking the identity of another person. Section (f) of that law states, "Taking the identity of another person or entity or knowingly accepting the identity of another person is a class 4 felony. "

Chapters 7-9 in Title 13 (the ...

I have recemtly been told I have to relocate for work. My oldest son is 17 years old and graduates in a month. He has told me that he will not move, and when we go, he is "Disapearing". I told him he had to be emancipated to do this, and of course he responded "No one will ever get me". The child has has discplinary problems and typically does not do anything he is told". Is there some legal way of keeping this kid in check? (100%)

If a person is under age 18 in Arizona, he or she cannot leave home without a parent's permission unless he or she is fully emancipated, or the parents have lost their right to parental authority.

If a 17 year-old leaves home without permission from a parent or legal guardian, he or she can be prosecuted as an incorrigible child (A.R.S. § 8-201(...

i have two questions.. I am 22 and live with my parents and am applying for food stamps and cash assistance do I include them on my application? What are the amounts of benefits I can expect to receive if approved? (100%)
Health-e-Arizona is an online application for Arizona residents wishing to apply for cash assistance and nutrition assistance. To find out the specific eligbility criteria for the cash assistance program and the nutrition assistance program...

What medical plan do I have to choose from (100%)
To find out about the most up-to-date information on AHCCCS Arizona, you may want to go directly to the AHCCCS website. From the website you can find out answers to many frequently asked questions such as Health plan choices and descriptions of AHCCCS programs.

My grandparents want to adopt me. I have lived with my grandparents in their house since I was 2. My mom recently remarried and I have not live with her from last july. She wants to move to another state. I feel my granparents are my parents. Can she force me to leave. (100%)
Biological parents generally have the superior right (even over grandparents) to decide where their children will live - and also to make other major life decisions for them. Grandparents *can* try to petition the superior court for legal custody under ARS 25-415, but it is a difficult process, and the deck is deliberately stacked against them - mostly because society prefers to keep children united with their true parents absent real proof of serious neglect, abuse, spousal violence or ...

Where can the parenting Education classes be taken.. (100%)

To find out about Parenting Education in Maricopa County, you may want to look at the list of Parenting Information Program Providers through the Maricopa County Superior Court's website.

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If I work out of the state of AZ will AZ child support still garnish my checks? (100%)

Yes wages will be garnished.   An obligor (the person who owes child support) has the duty of informing the court of his/her address when it changes as well as any change of employment if there is a job change.   The change of employer notice will be sent to the Clerk of the Court and Clearinghouse and the Clearinghouse or the Clerk of the Court will notify the employer of the ...

If I feel that the judge that has my case is unfair and being partial to mky ex. can I request a new judge? (100%)
Change of judge; grounds; affidavit

A. If either party to a civil action in a superior court files an affidavit alleging any of the grounds specified in subsection B, the judge shall at once transfer the action to another division of the court if there is more than one division, or shall request a judge of the superior court of another county to preside at the trial of the action.

B. Grounds which may be alleged as provided in subsection A for change of judge are:

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All, I have a 3 yrs old boy that was born when I was 24 and his mom was 16; I'm 28 now and she is 19. I pay her a weekly amount for child support (casual arrangement, have notarized letter with terms), and we had a verbal agreement that I would take him Fri night-Sun night and every other Wednesday. We got into an argument and now she will not let me see my boy; I have been a part of his life since the beginning. Can I take her to court to make custody and support legal? Will her being a 16 yr old mother be reason for criminal charges? Thanks in advance. (100%)

As for the criminal charges ARS 13-405 says the following on the subject:

ARS 13-405  Sexual contact with a minor, classifications, definitions

A. A person commits sexual conduct with a minor by intentionally or knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse or oral sexual contact with any person who is under eighteen years of age.   Sentincing for a first time ...

How do I find out about my ancisters, I have found informantion that leads me to believe that my Grandmother was Navajo?? (100%)
If you go to the Navajo Nation website you will see information explaining how a person becomes an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and How a person can find his or her ancestry.

Is the self-help booklet available in Spanish? (100%)
I am not sure which “self –help booklet” your question references. In the upper right hand corner of the site, there is a link “AZLawHelp en Español. However, certain guides – such as the “Custody and Parenting Time Guide” – are prepared by different organizations, and only appear in English.

My step son is 15. He has been with us for 16 months without seeing his biological mother. My husband is getting deployed in 2 weeks again, our son does not want to go back to mom being she has put him through alot. Does he have the right to tell a judge that and stay with me while dad is gone? What do we have to do legally to keep him home? (100%)

Arizona Revised Statute § 25-415.

Arizona Revised Statute § 25-405.

You can view all statutes online here.

how did arizona got his nickname (100%)

The name ARIZONA is said to mean "little spring".   It has several nicknames the most popular being The Grand Canyon State, due to the Grand Canyon being located in Northern Arizona.   It is also known as the Copper State because of its wealth of the copper mineral.

Who do you report financial crimes against the elderly (100%)
Here are some resources:

  • Adult Protective Services: 1-877-SOS-ADULT (1-877-767-2385)
  • Your local law enforcement agency
  • Area Agency on Aging 24 hour senior helpline: (602) 264-HELP (4357) or 1-888-783-7500
  • Arizona Attorney General's Office: (602) 542-2124

If the financial abuse was against you specifically, in addition to the services listed above, you can also file a complaint with the Arizona Attorney General's office by going to their

Does the 5 day notice need to be 5 days of 5 business days? (100%)
The five day notice period required before an eviction for unpaid rent is five calendar days – this includes weekends and holidays.

I have a felony conviction. Will this prevent me from changing my name? (100%)
However, it is in the judge’s discretion to approve a legal name change.

 The motion to change a name requires an explanation for the name change. ” A.R.S. 12-601(D).

Before you proceed, you may want to review A.R.S. 12-601 and 12-602 (the laws ...

Where would I look for assistance when the local HOA does not enforce the CC&Rs, and permit other homeowners to be placed in a hazardous envioronment? (100%)
You would have to sue your HOA for enforcement of the CC&Rs. At the same time, you would also sue the homeowner, or whomever else is causing the violations of the CC&Rs.

Was told by my interviewer that I must present all of my family's birth certificates so that DES may "stamp" them. She said this was a law as of April 2006, however, the first time I applied, they did not say this, nor did they "stamp" our birth certificates. I'd like to know where I can find this law, and will I be turned down for food stamps and AHCCCS if I don't let DES stamp our birth certificates? (100%)

There is no indication that “DES must stamp birth certificates.

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Is a condo covered in the anti-deficiency statue of Arizona? My condo is one of a 4 unit building. Is that a single family dwelling? I am the only person who lives in it. Can someone please help? (100%)
For the purpose of the anti-deficiency statute, a “Qualified Property” means real property of”2.5 acres, or less,” and that is limited to and utilized as a “single-one-family or single-two-family dwelling”. However, AZ courts have held that four single-family condo units are not a Qualified Property.

My 15 year old daughter moved back to live with me just over a year ago. My ex and I went to court to change custody and he was awarded 57 days of visitation. I drive my daughter 5 hours to where he lives so she has the opportunity to see him. She does not want to stay at his house because his new wife is verbally and emotionally abusive. He always knows when she is in town and he refuses to see her if she doesn't stay at his house. Do I have to force her to stay with him if I know what she has to go through there? Am I in contempt of court if I do not force her to stay at his house? (100%)

I would not recommend violating *any* court order concerning parenting time - especially since Father could use that as evidence that you are no longer fit to exercise sole custody.

You will get absolutely nowhere with #1. That's the reality of divorce, and unfortunately you're going to have to deal with it.

How do I get the status of my divorce? My husband filed and said he took care of everything and I didn't need to do anything. (100%)
You can call the court in your county to see if your divorce has been filed, and the status of the divorce. To find the court in your county, you can go to the Arizona Supreme Court's court locator. You may want to also read the Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases written by the Superior Court of Arizona.

My divorce was final in May of 2007 I have been living with my xhusband since November of 2007. Can we apply for a Stipulation to Dismiss the Court granting of the divorce if we both agree to remaining married? (100%)

A divorce, also known as a dissolution of marriage, legally ends a marriage. A Stipulation of Dismissal is used to dismiss an ongoing case, and is governed by the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 41(a). Please note that common law marriages (a marriage created without legal ceremony by a couple living together and publicly presenting themselves as husband and wife) are not recognized as valid marriages in Arizona, unless the marriage was established while residing in a state that ...

my fiance had to quit her job due to harrasment that has now caused long term effects and has caused her depression to progress. She was not only sexually harrassed by her coworker but also talked down to made fun of and harrassed by her boss. who should we contact in order to bring a law suit against them? and its been a month or so since she quit , so do we still have a shot? (100%)
There are laws in place, Title VII, to help ensure that all people are able to earn a living without fear of harassment. Harassment claims can be very complicated and it is strongly suggested that an attorney who specializes in employment law be contacted to assist in determining if there is a possible claim against the employer. The law, called statute of limitations, allows a person to file their complaint two years from the time harassing conduct.

I work at an Insurance company, one of the account executive offended me and made me feel incompetent of my job just because Im an Asian. I feel that they are being prejudice. Is this ground for lawsuit of discrimination act? (100%)
If you believe that your place of employment  is discriminating against  you because of your race  you may want to contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).   For more information about what classifies as discrimination please see their article on race discrimination.

where and how do i find forms to amend child custody (100%)
The documents to amend child custody are usually located on your Superior Courts wesbite, in their self-help or self-service center under Family Law.   If you are located in Maricopa county the forms can be located here.

I was just laid-off from my from my fulltime job, I also have a part time job. Am I eligible for unemployment compensation? (100%)
For  information about unemployment please see the Department of Economic Securitiy's website.   For information about eligibility of unemployment compensation please see the Potential Issues section of their website.

Can an arrest for domestic violence be expunged that occured 1996 where the case was dropped. No physical violence ocurred and no injury ever happened. (100%)
   A set aside is not available to a person convicted of a criminal offense:

    1.  Involving the infliction of serious physical injury, 
    2. I have a one year old grandson who lives with my daughter. She is the mother of my grandson. The father of the boy and my daughter were never married.The father doesn't work or have an income. My daughter has a job and is the sole income producer of her household.The father of the boy ran up large debt in my daughters name,which she now must repay. My daughter is either scared or blind to the fact she must file for child support for her son. She is digging a hole for herself and her son which she will not be able to get out of. Can a grndprt file child support on behalf of a grandchild? (100%)
      This is not a common situation, and ARS 25-502(A) would seem to suggest that a third party non-custodian does not have standing to petition for child support. Your question did not really explain why your daughter refuses to ask for support, except to suggest that she might be scared. But if she wants monetary support, she has to ask for it.

      if you are working 2 days a week can you get unemployment still (100%)
      In Arizona, Unemployment is administered by the Arizona Department of Economic Security. To find out about eligibility for the program, you may want to contact the Arizona Department of Economic Security directly. Also, on the Department of Economic Security ...

      can the cops strip search a person when booked into county jail (100%)

      This answer assumes that the person is a pre-arraignment detainee. In determining whether a strip search of a person in jail is reasonable, "a court must balance 'the need for the particular search against the invasion of personal rights that the search entails.'&

      In Arizona, police officials must balance the need for the specific strip search against the invasion it involves.

      Can i get paid unemployment during the FMLA Program offered at work? I am taking it due to pregnancy. (100%)

      According to the Arizona Department of Economic Security:

      "Other reasons which may result in disqualification/ineligibility of unemployment insurance are:

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      I have a Living Trust that has my daughter as the executor. I want to change it to have my granddaughter as the executor however the company that wrote up the trust says my daughter has to be present in order to change the trust. Is there a law that says she must be present? (100%)
      There is no law that says the "executor" (probably referred to as the Trustee in your Trust document) has to be present when the change is made. The Trust document itself dictates who can made amendments to the Trust Agreement. For example, the Trust Agreement might say that no Trustee can be removed without the approval of all of the beneficiaries or it might say that the Trustor (or Grantor or Trustmaker) has the absolute authority to amend the Trust, including removing and ...

      I currently am legally seperated, what do I do now to get a divorce? (100%)
      If your separation case has concluded with the issuance of a decree (and it sounds like it has), then you would need to file a fresh petition for marital dissolution.

      I was given a class 6 felony ten years ago. it is my one and only felony. How do I go about having my civil rights restored? (100%)
      See the article on this site titled "Setting Aside Convictions and Restoring Civil Rights" for information on restoring civil rights.

      I went to a lawyer for my divorce. He quoted "about $1500.00, maybe a little more." Due to mistakes his people made the divorce took about 8 months. He is now billing me for over $10,000.00. There was no fighting between my former spouse and me, at all. He will not tell my why the cost is more than six times the original amount, and he is now adding interest of 18%. (100%)
      For specific advice on your situation, you may want to look at the information and phone numbers posted on the State Bar of Arizona website. If you are having a dispute with an attorney, visit the State Bar of Arizona website to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a client as well as the attorney's rights and responsibilities. The State Bar of Arizona has a section of their website discussing topics about

      I have a Living Trust that has my daughter as the executor. I want to change it to have my granddaughter as the executor however the company that wrote up the trust says my daughter has to be present in order to change the trust. Is there a law that says she must be present? (100%)
      There is no law that says the "executor" (probably referred to as the Trustee in your Trust document) has to be present when the change is made. The Trust document itself dictates who can made amendments to the Trust Agreement. For example, the Trust Agreement might say that no Trustee can be removed without the approval of all of the beneficiaries or it might say that the Trustor (or Grantor or Trustmaker) has the absolute authority to amend the Trust, including removing and ...

      I am a resident of AZ. My wife and I were married in AZ. My wife is a resident of Minnesota and has filed for divorce there. The laws of which state govern in the divorce settlement? (100%)

      See our article titled "Divorce in Arizona. "  That article discusses the requirements of filing for divorce in Arizona.

      To see whether a divorce action can be filed in Minnesota, you may want to look at the Minnesota statutes governing divorce (listed as dissolution of marriage).

      My legally separated husband lives in Oregon and I live in Arizona how much and how long will it take to get a divorce? (100%)

      The time it takes to finalize a divorce and the cost of a divorce depends on many things such as whether you have children together, whether you have property together and in what state you are filing for divorce. Take a look at the files "Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases" and "Things you Should Know About...

      how old you have to be before elegibility for medicare (100%)

      The Medicare website has a list of eligibility requirements. "

      The websites also has an eligibility tool that allows ...

      where are the laws ,rules,guidelines of parenting plans during a divorce?  Husband wont do mediation just wants trial.I want to start planning for daughter homeschooling during summer how do I plan ahead and enforce? we have no parenting plan agreed on.thnak you (100%)

      There are no fixed parenting plan "guidelines" in AZ. The Arizona Model Parenting Plan is helpful, but *not* binding on the court. Don't forget to include some accommodation for major holidays (e.g. Thanksgiving, Christmas, spring/fall break and three-day weekends) when you draft your plans!

      THE POLICE RIED TO SERVE ME A COUPLE A TIMES WITH AN ORDER OF HARRASMENT BUT I WAS NOT HOME AND THEY HAVE NOT CAME BACK. WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT RECIEVE THE ORDER OF HARRASMENT? (100%)
      Please see the article Things You Should Know about Protective Orders for Information about orders of harassment.

      I am a military mother of 3 who's husband went to jail for two years. I cannot find employment, he cant pay child support, and I can't get any cash assistance to provide for my children. Family is helping but what can I do? I live in my parents home they were going to rent out, but have bills and children. The state so no on cash assistance, so I only get food assistance. Isn't there something I can do during interim of trying to find a job? (100%)

      The Arizona Department of Economic Security Family Assistance Administration offers nutritional assistance, medical assistance and cash assistance. To learn more about these benefits and to aply for ...

      Does the Superior Court have a procedure for expedited processing of time sensitive cases? If so, would that procedure be applicable to a foreclosure of the right to redeem a tax lien? (100%)
      The Superior Court does have a procedure for expedited processing.  In most cases you can ask the assigned Judge to expedite a matter. However, in regard to tax liens, the rules for redemption are established by statute and cannot be accelerated, unless the statute specifically provides for such an acceleartion.

      I am the mother to a 10 yr old whose biological father is absent and my ex and I are in agreement that we want my ex to have equal joint custody and we dont know how to do this. What are the steps we need t take? Previously I had all the information but this has since expired. (100%)
      The statute you want to review is A.R.S. 25-415(C), which is used to establish non-parent custody for someone who has been acting as a parent when a biological parent is absent. Self-service forms may be available through your county Superior Court.

      WHAT IS THE INCOME LEVEL TO BE ELIGIBLE FOE FOOD STAMPS WAT ARE THE REQUIREMNETS (100%)
         

      To apply for Nutrition Assistance benefits, clients must have the following information available: