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 evicted from my apartment in 2010 after being admitted to the hospital and never returned for my belongings. Two years later I went back to rectify the money owed to them and clear my credit history. They had no records on me and told me they were under new management. Now it is 2015 and a collection agency is attempting to collect money in arrears due to a broken lease as well as 10% interest for the 5 years since the eviction. I want to dispute these excessive charges but do I need an attorney to help me? Please advise. Thanks.
  • How long do i have to get an order of protection served once it has been filed?
  • I rent a mobile home that has a large front and back yard. My landlord is always on the property and coming over unannounced. I understand I rent from him but how much privacy am I entitled to? The landlord also has a storage shed that sits behind the mobile home. We don't use. The neighbor next door comes over whenever he pleases and uses the storage shed. He says the landlord lets him use it. I feel like I have no privacy whatsoever!
  • My ex-wife moved my 6 year old daughter to another state without my written consent or a judges order. Our divorce decree states? What forms do I need to fill out to have my daughter returned to Arizona?
  • i heard that it is legal for some to move out of their guardians home if they are 17 and 9 months. Is that true?
  • I have had my nephew for almost a year..his mother doesn't want him an his dad my brother is in jail..she will not give me anything staying he is with me cause she doesn't want to have to pay for him...i don't want her money I just want to be able to take him to the doctor an such...how should I handle this situation
  • If a house has service for electricity and water on and you use the facilities in the house but sleep in the backyard in a shed have permission from the home owner to sleep in their backyard can the home owner be fined. Is there any laws that say you can't sleep in a yard located in Mesa Az.
  • I got 3speeding ticket I was fired can I Collect unemployment
  • I have a signed lease that states my rent is $680 for my student apt. Before moving in the apartment was changed and the new rent became $50 more per mo. I paid this, but never signed an adendum to the original lease - this is my first apt rental. Do I have any recourse to ask for the $50/mo back (now totaling $250) since the amount was never part of my lease or because I paid it, does it mean implied acceptance and binding. They are charging me a break lease fee and I'm trying to get them to come down on the amount. I feel I was taken advantage of since I'm young.
  • I've been sick for the past 3 months and the doctors have not been able to diagnose my initial cause. Because of the musky smell in our rental, we believe there to be mold. I believe it is mold making me sick. When I informed the owner he instantly jumped down my throat and asked why this is the first he's hearing of anything. Since I asked not to pay rent till the rental tested for mold he threatened to start the eviction process as soon as possible. I understand I have to pay rent. What do I do about the possible mold issue?

STORIES

  • 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!. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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