William E. Morris Institute for Justice Profile

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.

Address
202 E. McDowell Rd., #257
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602.252.3432
Fax: 602.257.8138
Website: http://www.morrisinstituteforjustice.org

QUESTIONS

  • Does a 20ft x 20ft area of sand filled with animal waste that is potent enough to be smelled 100 ft away count as a violation of implied warranty of habitability? The lease we signed said that we were responsible for the yard after 30 days but the smell is so strong we couldn't figure out where it was coming from until a few days after that time frame.
  • Am I covered by the FMLA?
  • A wife cheats and get pregnant by another man. The husband and wife are currently going through a divorce. If the child is born before the divorce is finalized is the husband responsible for the child even though it's not his?
  • My Landlord is charging me late fees because I owe late fees. Can they do that? They charge $10 a day for late fees and I only pay $579. in rent. I know that they take out late fees first with any money you give them so they keep you behind so they can keep charging you late fees. How can that be legal?
  • my husband had a stroke Friday night.He will be in hospital few more days then sent to a facility for physical therapy.He managed all the finances.Is there a way to hold off creditors?I am scared.
  • A mobile home burned down on my land. The mobile home was owned and insured by someone else. I was letting this person keep their mobile home on my land at no coast. (No lease or written agreement).This person received a check from the insurance company and will not pay for the clean up. Is the insurance company by chance responsible for the clean up? Who is responsible for the clean up?
  • can someone be put in jail for non child support payment and how long
  • Does someone who is in jail for not paying child support receive any credit toward his child support for each day he/she is incarcerated? The pastor from my church told me he believes it to be $100/day
  • my grandfather has recently passed away. he financed a car for me 6 months before he passed. his name is the only one on the loan. how do i transfer the loan into my name although i dont have an established credit history.
  • what are the most command guild lines for someone to get their record set a side? do people have to have all fines paid off to do it?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • 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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