DNA - People's Legal Services - Chinle Profile

DNA has 9 offices in 3 states. They provide general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the reservations; they serve low income individuals living in Coconino County (Arizona) or San Juan County (New Mexico). Most clients must meet income and asset guidelines established by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Address
P.O. Box 767 (office next to WIC)
Chinle, AZ 86503
Phone: 928.674.5242 Toll Free:800.789.7598
Toll Free: 800.789.7598
Fax: 928.674.2410
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

QUESTIONS

  • I was fired for reporting a crime and do not have money for an attorney. What is the process in order to file a case myself.
  • When the Court Sets Aside a misdemeanor conviction and orders a person released from all penalties and disabilities, does this mean that all civil rights (voting, gun rights, etc.) are restored? And if so are there any other documents that have to be submitted to complete this action?
  • My employer has not paid my child support in over a year. my employer said he has paid it but will not show me proof that it was paid. Child support has not received payment.
  • i gave birth when i was 16 and the biological father was 20. he signed the birth certificate and left. the child is now 3 years old and he has never had any contact with him or paid child support. im trying to get him to sign away his rights can he do that and what papers would i need to do that? if i cannot would he be able to sign his rights over to my bf who has been taking care of him since birth. if that is what i have to do what papers would i need for that? also my bf is only 18 is he old enough to take guardianship of my son?
  • I have a 21 yr old handicapped son whom my current husband would like to adopt, is this possible considering his age even though he is disabled?
  • I have a defiant 17 year old daughter who is violent and verbally abusive. She has even damaged our home by punching holes in the doors and is using drugs. She will not follow any of our rules and basically comes and goes as she pleases. She turns 18 in 5 months, but will not graduate high school until May of next year. Are we still responsible for her until she graduates, or do our responsibilities end once she turns 18? She is causing turmoil and fear within our home and we just don't know what our rights are.
  • Me and my boyfriend got an apartment together; it was $50 more than he wanted to pay. I said I would pay the $50 extra for every month that the apartment cost up front. I gave him $300 up front and told him if we were still together after 6 months I would give him the next 6 months in advance. He kicked me out but won't give me my money back. He says that I'm extorting him for money that belongs to him. I only lived there for one week, paid 1/2 of everything to move in, $25 app fee, $100 deposit, $240 which was half of the first months rent. I am just asking for the $300 back. He says it his & me asking for it back & making him pay it back is extortion. What are my rights?
  • The property I am renting has on going plumbing issues. Last month, I was without proper hot water for 10 days (they fixed it on the 10th day). This month, a leak in the foundation is causing my water heater to run constantly. Thus, my utility bill has tripled. Can I request that the property management company reduce my rent to compensate for the extra high utility bill?
  • I evicted my tennants and they left a vehicle in my garage and Sheriff has told me the cars mine but what forms do I need to make this vehicle legally mine so I can turn around and sell it.
  • I rent a kitchenette in south tucson I have many issues with appliances ,plumbing, heat etc. what are my options?

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. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .

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