DNA- People's Legal Services - Fort Defiance 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 and low income individuals living in Coconino, Apache and Navajo Counties (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 306 (office next to Fina Gas Station)
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928.871.4151Toll Free: 800.789.5824
Toll Free: 800.789.5824
Fax: 928.871.5036
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

QUESTIONS

  • My daughter was sexually abused by her father between the ages of 4-6. She is currently 30. The abuse took place in the state of TX. She is now sharing her story but we are unsure how to address this legally as it took place 24 yrs ago in another state. Please Help
  • I am 80 years old. An office of the law hit my car and then tried to blame it on me, He lost it and screamed at me, called me names and I consider that Elder Abuse. Am I right? He was very mean and I had done nothing to deserve being treated that was Thank you
  • My father was arrested for stealing a swamp cooler turns out it didn't even work my question is Bond was set at $50,000 is that legal he's never been arrested in his life no criminal history he lied to the police officer about the swamp cooler he's being charged with a felony why would bond be set so high he's not a Flight Risk he owns his own house in that town
  • A friend of mine took a old used ac unit and scrapped it he and another employee noticed it in the trash for about 2 to three weeks afterthis occurred the company was reimbursed full value and he was charged with theft is this doable
  • Home I was renting was forclosed on and Purchased on short sale. When my lease was up my landlord gave me a 45 day notice to move. Now they want me to pay 4300 for redoing the house. The house was not in good shape when I moved in. I cleaned the carpet when I moved. Now couple of the charges are professional carpet cleaning, deep carpet cleaning, de order carpet, cabnets, counter tops, doors replacement. I was in the home 7 years. They want me to pay for them to redo home so they can sell. There was nothing wrong with these things they replace. One door had shifted. were and tear. Help
  • I am renting a apartment that was once a motel room. From a realtor who im assuming is the landlord. For $450 a month. My question is can she evict me for things that WERE NOT mentioned to me or given to me in a form of a "lease or rental agreement". She is trying to evict me for trash that i supposedly had outside my unit. When in fact the day i moved in there was a huge pile of trash bags next to my unit there was no dumpster provided and no mail box even till this day. The 25 of November 2018. Other tenets have there electricity through her i dont and have no power what can i do.
  • i was terminated for insuboration even though i wasnt on company time yet.
  • I gave 30 days notice at my apartment on the 15th of March. Upon moving clothes out of a closet found a huge patch of mold on the wall. I do not want to stay there the remaining 15 days of the 30 day notice. Is there a way out of that place and not paying the remaining 15 days rent? I have a daughter that stays with me and I do not think it is safe for us to stay there now. Thank you.
  • is it at all possible to give a grandparent partial custody over my child. sort of putting her in the fathers position since he no longer wants to be in my childs life?
  • My lease began 5/19/17 the landlord promised the house would be ready to occupy. I only moved some furniture there 5/20/17 moved more furniture used toilet discovered nothing toilet tanks have black mold growing . Requested remediation of mold. Only removal of mold occurred no cleaning of tanks to remove spores or tencales upon inspection if tanks evening of 5/21/17 new mold was reappearing tank had strong odor of mold when openened. Is landlord required to remove this health hazard? Am I bound by law to the lease? Do I have rights to reimbursement of moving expense?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • 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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  • State Bar of Arizona
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    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
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    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
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