DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock Profile

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).

Address
P.O. Box 306
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928.871.4151
Toll Free: (800) 789-7287 / (800)789-5824
Fax: (928) 871-5036
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org
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QUESTIONS

  • My daughter is 2 months old. Her mother and I are not married. In the hospital filled out a form for paternity that We were told would get submitted so we could request a birth certificate for our daughter. We filed for the birth certificate and I'm listed as the father. Is that considered a legal document confirming I am the legal father? I'm asking because my girlfriend and I argue often and she's constantly threatening to leave with our baby. I want to protect myself as far has having custody rights. The first step I am being told to do Is to establish paternity. Is there something else bes
  • if something is not in the lease agreement is it enforceable
  • our daughter is 25 yrs of age, she's permanently disabled, the dept of DDD has asked us if we are legal guardians for her, we have a conservative ship superior court order from the state of California, but we have been told that is not recognized in Arizona, so we have elected to file for a guardianship of her in this state since we reside here permanently. I'm permanently disabled as well and on fixed income which means I can't afford legal fees anymore. We need help filing our documents with the courts with all the necessary paper work the first time minimizing travel for health reasons
  • Can your wages been garnished without you being informed by the party that is garnishing your wages.
  • I live in a Mobile Home Park. I got a sink hole behind my house after a really bad storm. The water pools between the houses and when it drained, you can see the trail of debri that flowed to the back of my house where much of the water washed out the soil and left a big sink hole around my cement slab that my AC sits on. I only rent the lot. Does the park need to fix this problem or am I suppose to fix a new sink hole every time we get a big rain storm?
  • I moved states and left my card and case number. How do i clise my account.?
  • I want to file a petition to get my criminal record expunged. How do I go about that?
  • I have a daughter who turned 16 at the end of the Summer. I went to court over support modification and visitation. She did not want to spend this past summer with me and the judge conceded but said she will spend the future summers with me. I live out of state and my daughter said she wants to spend the summer next year with her friends in Arizona again. Can I emancipate her if she refuses to see me?
  • I was arrested in 2013 for disorderly conduct per DV and was released the next day. I received a deferred prosecution for 6 months with no fine. The charges are now dismissed. Do I still have wait 5 years to expunge my record to work at a school? I was told by a co-worker who is a Lieutenant of the police department, that any DV charge has to be expunged before being able to work around children.
  • I am owed back child support and I am being told I have to pay an overpayment of food stamps back.  Can they take it from child support?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • 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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