Step Up to Justice Profile

Step Up to Justice is an award winning, full-service, free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys.

Address
320 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Website: http://www.stepuptojustice.org

QUESTIONS

  • I recently found out that my ex-husband (we were married at the time) was continuing to collect my unemployment benefits under my name for 5 months after I started a new job! DES is now trying to sue me for collecting unemployment! Is there any way to prove that HE was the one collecting my unemployment and NOT me (he was collecting it via the automated weekly claim over the phone)?! How can I prosecute or go after him for the money owed and not me!?
  • i owe a company for buying some musical equipment, i became ill and had to quit work. I tried to return the stuff, but the company just wants money...they say i will be going to jail? is this true? do i have any options
  • My daughter and my 2 grandkids reside in an apartment. This morning about 2 am, water leaked into the electrical system in her building. Causing the power to go out in several units. The landlord said it will be at least a week before it is fixed. What is the landlords duty and responsibilities. To my daughter & grandkids living arrangements. While the electric is out and being repaired
  • Is a landlord required to pay the water bill on a rental property?
  • I am a lien holder on a note for a auto. The note is in the wifes's name and the auto is in the husbands name, they quit paying and I want to repossess the auto. Do I have legal right to since the auto is not in her name?
  • My ex girlfriend is pregnant with a possibility of it being my child. She is looking to leave state when the child is born. How do I in sure she gets a DNA test to know if it’s mine and what are my rights
  • If my apartment has been broken into while I was at home sleeping in the middle of the night and a police report has been made and another night when my car was vandalized a police report was made and another night a neighbors car was broken into, the same complex a police report was made, Do I have the right to break my lease without penalty by the landlord?
  • How many kids can you put in a room
  • What if I'm not covered under FMLA at my work and I need to leave to give birth. How much time can I have off and can I still keep my job?
  • Me and my girlfriend have been together for 2 years and she has 2 kids by a guy who stays in trouble and rarely pays child support he makes false statements to dhr and we have been investigated and released we recently had an argument and they carry me to jail for domestic violence are we still going to be able to live with each other

STORIES

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

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OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES

  • State Bar of Arizona
    www.azbar.org
  • Maricopa County Bar
    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
  • Pima County Bar
    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233
  • Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
    866-553-0893
  • Certified Legal Document Preparer Program
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