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

  • What needs to happen to get a divorce decree modified as to custody. What are the determining factors - proof of immediate danger to the children? For instance I hate the guy my ex married and I think hes a terrible guy - he had a questionable past including a short time in jail. Is that enough to modify custody?
  • When a person passes away are the outstanging debts,like credit cards passed on to their adult children?
  • Today is Saturday we have no power or running water land lord doesnt know how long it will take to fix do they have to furnish us a place to stay until it is fixed?
  • I signed a contract in mid april to have my kitchen remodeled. I gave the contractor a down payment for the future job. They had their license suspended two days later and can not do any work until it is renewed. Now the company has changed names and license numbers. Is my contract with them void? Can I get my down payment back. No work has been done. The company will not return my calls. Should I file in small claims court?
  • Curious as to what the time frame is for establishing residence & if I receive mail if I'd be considered a resident even though I'm not in the lease.
  • I recently had a plumbing drain pipe from my kitchen sink break off inside the wall . Found this out when I was washing dishes went into bathroom And water was coming out of the walls . Notified property manager with in 1 hour . Had a plumber come out the next And was unable to fix issue . He pulled the stove back to access issue and there was a large piece of drywall missing and exposing interior wall . I'm with out a kitchen sink for for almost 4 days stove about 3 . I've been exposed to that wall being open for since I moved in 6 weeks . What are my rights ? Is this a breach of contract ?
  • My husband and I are separated, I want to move out of state with our son.can I without anything filled through the court yet?
  • if both parents agree on everything and go through a civil divorce how long will i get the actual divorce papers? For example my wife and I are getting a divorce we actually agreed to me oaying a certain amount of child support which comes to about 400 to 500 for both of my kids a month. She is to keep the house and all the items there in. we have signed all the papers that we need to sign for now and tomorrow we will go and sign the rest of the paper work before the clerk. How long before I get the actual document that says we are legally divorced?
  • I am a section8 tenant and recently found out that I am not responsible for any portion of the rent because The City of Phoenix Section8 pays the entire rent amount and has done so since I began living in the unit. I have paid $50/mth on top of what they get from section8. I was told thats what Im suppose to pay and have done so since I moved in. Now that I have this information, I would like a refund of the payments made that were made. What is the best way to formally request this money?
  • What ( if any ) court papers do I need to fill out if I wish to grant custody of my daughter to my mother if anything should happen to me? Or is a handwritten notarized paper sufficient enough?

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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