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
3707 North 7th Street, Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Phone: 602.252.3432
Fax: 602.257.8138
Website: http://www.morrisinstituteforjustice.org

QUESTIONS

  • We have a tenant who is operating a commercial business in a residential R5 area on our property. We do have liability insurance. It started out as a hobby, but it has gotten beyond that. Do we have any liability in this situation? What are our legal responsibilities? The property is actually in unincorporated Maricopa County.
  • Is maintenance still allowed to come in my apartment even if I said NO on a sign worksheet order ?
  • What is the statute of limitations in AZ for credit card debt? What date does the statute of limitations start? Is it date of first delinquency or date of last action? I have old credit card debt I show last payment I made to original creditor in Oct. 2002, a debt collector is now saying the debt is from July 2003. They are also threatening legal action and wage garnishment. Can they take me to court?
  • I gave my landlord $2000 security deposit and an aditional $750 non-refundable pet deposit. does the landlord have to use up the 750 towards repair and clean-up befoure witholding the 2000
  • I have completed probation. What form do I file with the court to have my class 6 undesignated felony designated a misdemeanor?
  • Does Management have right to evict my son whose my caregiver for last 4years? Accusations of my son have been made without support. What recourse do we have since there is a medical letter on file I require live-in caregiver.
  • If I have temporary custody of my child. Mother won't show up to court. Can I ask for physical custody (sole).
  • If the divorce decree states that the father is responsible for dental costs for our children, must he carry dental insurance?? If not and he claims he is unable to pay the 2/3 of he medical/dental that is not covered by insurance what action can I take to get him to pay?
  • I was homeless w/ a puppy & offered home in exchange for cleaning and lawn svcs. he bills owners for. Owner would text, call, & pop in daily. I got a p/t job to earn cash. When I wasn’t there he gave me one day to get out due to lack of communication. I painted patio, garage, shelves, trimmed trees and shrubs, planted flowers, cleaned all units regularly, & complied. I did good work because his clients sent me reviews & he got paid! Can he do that or can I stay until I find a place?
  • can i get my covictions set aside in arizona if i now live in WI and do i have to be in AZ to apear in court for them to be set aside

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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  • State Bar of Arizona
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    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
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    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
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