Friendly House Immigration Service Profile

Offers assistance in preparing immigration documents, answers basic questions and can help follow-up on pending cases.

Address
113 W Sherman Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 257-1870
Fax: (602) 257-8278
Website: http://www.friendlyhouse.org/

QUESTIONS

  • My husband of 14 years abandon my daughter and I and moved out of state without warning. I am getting ready to file for divorce. My daughter, who is 13, states that she does not want to have any visitation with her father of any kind. She is willing to state that in court or in writing or whatever is required. She is determined to have no communication with her father. Is there an age where a child can make this decision for themselves? She is not fearful of him she just wants nothing to do with him since he abandon her.
  • My father was in a group home in Casa Grande and then died. It's been over 60 days and they have yet to refund his $500 security deposit. We live in Michigan and wonder if we can file a small claim but not have to be present.
  • I am currently in debt with over 9 payday loan companies. Obviously it is starting to snowball and starting to overdraw my checking account. Is it possible to file bankruptcy on payday loans and if so what chapter would it be?
  • I'm getting a insurance settlement and get food stamps. must I disclose this?
  • My husband and I have been caring for his duaghter who is battling cancer. She now lives with us full time, visiting her mother every other weekend. Are we entitled to an adjustment on the support for the child? We take the child to and from 90% of her doctors appointments and chemo visits. When we used to have her every other weekend.
  • I have a house in AZ, going through a divorce if I stop making the mortgage payment can AZ make me pay the payment? I am on State disability and S.S.
  • my family and i rented a house recently(like 3 weeks ago). the house it turns out was rented to us illegally, the house is in foreclosure and we where informed by the glendale police department on thursday that we had to be out by 7am on monday morning. due to the fact that the landlord is under investigations for fraud. now i dont no what to do. dont we have to go through a court process or something before we have to leave? please can u help r give me any advice?
  • My employer told me I have to be out of work while my FMLA Paperwork is being approved. This is causing me to lose out on money, putting me in a financial bind making it harder to meet my needs. Is my employer correct? Do I have to be out of work while my employer Is reviewing and approving the paperwork?
  • My boyfriend and I are leasing a new house. We had paid a pro-rated amount of rent for the end of June. The swamp cooler in the house had a broken pump and a handyman repaired the cooler on July 2nd. Seeing as how the house was uninhabitable during that time, we would like to get our pro-rated rent money back. What are our rights in this situation and what is the responsibility of the landlord?
  • My ex has decided that he would like to relinquish his parental rights. When we go to court and the judge allows this (he's been out of the picture for 10 yrs) will the child's last name change right then, will it go to my maiden name? I'm not sure who to ask any of these questions to?

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • 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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