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

  • Back in 2011 I was charged w/ felony 13-3415 (F6) DRUG PARAPHERNALIA VIOLATION 13-3407 13-3407 (F4) DANGEROUS DRUG VIOLATION and was offered a Diversion Program of which I completed...are these charges going to come up on a background check for a fingerprint clearance card and is there anyway to get them off my record altogether?
  • Does my spouse have to sign my petition for legal name change for me to go back to my maiden name? There are no divorce proceedings pending.
  • My landlord gave me a noise complaint and unauthorized tenant notice on April 11, 2018 . I asked landlord, who is the unauthorized occupant. She said your son. I assured her that , my son do not live here, buy he is my babysitter while I'm at work. Then on May 4, I went into pay rent , The landlord received my rent. I asked her how is the noise, she stated it have not gotten any better and you totally disregard the 10 day for having an unauthorized occupant. I told her I told you my son do not live here. The landlord said he is always here and I told her , yes, because I'm always at work.
  • My husband and I have a covenant marriage and now I wish to file for divorce. What extra paperwork is necessary for me to do that?
  • I am in the process of evicting a roommate. I took it to court, and have to restart the court process because the 5 day eviction notice was not certified mail. She has left all of her things for about three weeks now. At what point am I legally allowed to move her belongings to put another roommate into her old room? And what would I have to do for her property to roll over into my possession, so I can legally remove it from my home or dispose of the items?
  • My boyfriend has lived at our current home for ovet6 years and I moved in July 2013.. the owner also resides at residence. We have a lease that was done last yr thru the end f this year . We unfortunately were left in the dark about the owners financial problems and his home went into bank foreclose, auction and sold approximately a WK ago. We found this out when two men, new owners, approach us last WK in front of the house handing out friend... Now firmer owner..5day eviction notice with his name on it. We spoke briefly to them explaining we have not been given anything. They're throwing us
  • I got married in Tucson and now divorced. i didn't return back to my maiden last name when it was finalized. but i wish to change my last name, but not to my maiden last name but to my childrens last name. do i have to go back and file for a name change in Tucson, or can i do it here in Phoenix? My children have their dads last name and we don't want to get married but do i need his permission to do so? Do i have to change my birth cert to the last name change or can i just keep it as maiden once i change?
  • Am trying to get my father's name on my birth certificate he lives in a different country and can't come to the US I've called vital records and the tell me to call the Maricopa superior court i called they transfered me to the family Court from there they told me to call the civil court and i did but they told me they can't do anything and told me to go to the website it seem like no one can help me what can i do ?
  • MY mother is currently on hospice for liver cancer she is 71 I have a little brother that is in prison serving 45 years he has only been in there 13 years me and him are my mother's beneficiary when that time comes the check will be in both of our name's how would go about cashing and putting his part up or possibly sending it to him?
  • Can the landlord put a lock on ac unit

STORIES

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

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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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