American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Profile

ACLU of Arizona represents clients cases that have a large impact on the community at large because of limited resources. To better understand the kinds of cases accepted and how to have the ACLU consider a case, visit them on-line.

Address
P.O. Box 17148
Phoenix, AZ 85011-0148
Phone: 602.650.1854
Website: http://www.acluaz.org/

QUESTIONS

  • can a judge overturn child support when the parents signed a agreement 3 years ago
  • We refinanced our house to lower our monthly payments. The new mortgager is holding, what I feel is an excessive amount of escrow money. Are there limits or a percentage over the tax & insurance costs that they are allowed to hold?
  • I filed my divorce and sole custody paperwork through pima county courts because I was living there. Since then, both me and my ex-husband have moved out of state, and planning to move again, but my son, now 13, wants to live with his father until he is 18. What easiest way to modify the custody order to give sole custody to my ex-husband?
  • I had a boyfriend move from another state into my apartment. It has been about 5 months, since he moved in. Things are not working out between us and I have told him that I don’t want to be with him. He is not on my lease and will not leave my apartment. I have told him several times to leave and even told him he had 30 days to get out of my apartment. He is verbally abusive and scares me. How do I get him out of my home? Can I legally change the locks when he is not there?
  • I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?
  • Our no fault divorce was just finalized. I learned that she was pregnant is pregnant with another mans child and told me days after the divorce was final. Do I have any recourse? She didn't want me to have joint custody and I have to pay alimony. Now, she's struggling with my 4 kids and I doubt the other guy she was having an affair with will marry her due to the alimony but I believe I would of filed grounds had I known.
  • This involves both civil and criminal. Can not seem to get help. Need help for law suit against ex for bank fraud an forgery. Also ex trying to get child support after 17yrs of keeping me away through a corrupt court, which Judge an others were disbarred. Also my Miranda rights were violated. Would need to explain more and request for law suit against ex, and to clear name and clear all back child support, NEED Help PLEASE! What am I to do?
  • The gas is in my landlord's name because it covers the whole building, and he is supposed to give us a monthly statement so we can pay our share. We have been here since January. It is March, and we have yet to receive a bill. I am afraid that he will wait until it is too much to pay at once. Does he have a time limit to get our monthly bill to us?
  • My father passed away before he could make me the beneficiary of his Arizona State Retirement. His wish was to ensure that this was done and was verbal regarding the issue. Do I have any recourse as his child and next of kin to have it switched to me as beneficiary? Thanks
  • I was married in Texas and left Texas due to irreconsilable differences and intend to apply for a divorce. There isn't any property involved or financial responsibility, and we both want the divorce. 1. Can I file for divorce without and attorney? 2. Where do I get the necessary papers to begin the divorce procedure.

STORIES

  • 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. . .
  • 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
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