Maricopa County Conciliation Services Profile

Offers mediation and conciliation services for spouses who are considering or who are in the process of divorce. The focus of this brief counseling is to assist spouses in making an informed and thoughtful decision regarding their future. Mediation is a process in which parents meet with a professional mediator to try and reach an agreement with respect to child custody and parenting time. These services are designed to avoid lengthy legal battles.

Address
Maricopa County Superior Court
201 W. Jefferson, 3rd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602.506.3296
Fax: 602.506.1670

QUESTIONS

  • Our family is relocting to another state. Our 16 year old daughter is not wanting to go and says "she refuses." We are an average American family and never had a problem with our daughter. She does well in school and my wife and I have always held very good jobs. What are her rights as a minor and ours as parents. She is claiming that if she runs away, she legally cannot be "forced" to go home.
  • our home has foreclosed and we are threatened with lock out. how do we find out what court will handle the notifications?
  • I have been renting a trailer on a property lot it has been falling apart its not leveled also I think it has asbestos, but I complained asked the landlord to fix things they refused so I offered they refuse to allow me to do it but I stay in because I can't afford any where else. Now its 2yrs later she wants me to move out because its not livable & it does have asbestos it has been admitted by the landlord but refuses to admit in writing to help me get into housing my question is How can I get help to inspect the unit for proof without having to pay I'm on disability so I'm not homeless?
  • A maint worker from a property mgt co entered my apartment without consent. They refuse to tell me who entered my apartment, why there was a need to enter, and I asked what was the emergency that constituted the right to enter my apartment. I have left 2 calls for the regional manager with no response. No attempt was made to call me that there was an emergency, no voicemail, and no door tag. The only reason I knew someone was in my apartment was because my detergent and softener was left on the washer. This was discovered on my lunch. When I came home from work my apartment was flooded.
  • Can I put a restraining order on my wife for myself and our three children? We are in the middle of a divorce and the kids live with me, I take care of them, she hardly calls or comes to see them but everytime I don't give her money she threatens to take them and remove them from school while I'm at work? I need an order of protection to keep her away until the court hearing. Can I do this?
  • Rent was raised and pet deposit applied after lease expired. What is the process of eviction with no lease?
  • My father has a 15 year old daughter that abuses my dad she hits him, kicks him yells and threatens him. I live in OR and am not sure how to handle this problem.Who can I call?
  • We just got married 6 mo ago& are ready to split, due to having two homes both upsidedown. We can not afford the home that is in his name only. We live in the the one that is in my name only. Will foreclosure on his home hurt me since we are now married? Would a legal seperation help the situation for him/us? His home is an 80/20 ARM loan.
  • My husband was evicted from our home last year when I filed a protective order. After he was gone, I found out he had not been paying the mortgage. I am trying to get the mortgage modified based on my income alone. I need a Quit Claim Deed but he refuses to speak to me. Can I file abandonment to get the court's help with this as part of the divorce?
  • I am 74 & receiving social security benefits. My wife has Parkenson's disease and receives government benefits and she also has a small part time job. I know that acreditor cannot touch benefits given by the federal government but what is the maximum money she can earn from her part time, i.e., $200, $400, whatever in a month's time yet is not subject to being garnished by a creditor? And what is the Arizona law stating this?

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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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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