Volunteer Lawyers Program - Pima County Profile

The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) for Pima County offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment law, wills, housing, and immigration. Contact VLP through the toll free number for more information about eligibility.

Address
2343 E Broadway Blvd, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520.623.9461
Toll Free: 800.640.9465
Fax: 520.620.0443
Website: http://www.vlparizona.org/

QUESTIONS

  • My exhusband has signed over his parental rights to my 11 year old daughter. If I go to the courts can she have her last name changed to mine since he no longer has any rights to her?
  • After living at our current Apartment for well over a year I was offered employment by the Property Manager. I accepted the FT employment began working for the same company that I rent from. As an employee I received a discounted rent then what is stated on my current and active lease. After stating concerns regarding Fair Housing laws not being followed to the Property Manager I was terminated on a false accusation of theft. In my Letter of Termination it states I have less then 7 days to vacate the property as it is a benefit of employment. I lived here before I worked here can she do this?
  • Is it lawful to lease an apt and just use for storage, literally like a storage unit,and not dwell in the unit
  • what if the father is not on the birth cert. Will i still need to get his consent to change my sons last name?
  • In Arizona, can I move out at the age of sixteen with parental consent? I plan to move to Wyoming, I will have a place to live immediately upon arrival. I will have a part time job and plan on graduating high school.
  • I am handicapped and desperately need an assistant. I have a man 49 who is wonderful. I have had 3 strokes and a heart attack and suffer with vertigo. I need someone with me especially at night, I have help thru pima county 3 days a week 2 hrs ea day. My assistant helps in all ways and the landlord refuses to approve him because he said on the application they made him fill out for residency (he shouldn't have to do that) that he works. I don't mind if he works during the day, its nights. What are my rights? He is my assistant in case I fall or an emergency, NOT A CARETAKER. HELP PLEASE!
  • I have three daughters 7,5 and 2 they was born in AZ. Me and the mother of my kids split up 2 years ago and I moved back home to WV last year. Since then I’ve been trying to talk/see(FaceTime) the kids and she has ignored me 95% of the time. I do pay her monthly($500-$700). Now when I don’t pay her daily for her drug use, she wants to file for abandonment on me. Can she do that?
  • what are the circumstances that cause a domestic violence to become a felony
  • After a tenant has been escorted out of the mobile home by the Constable, are the landlords allowed to remove the property left by the tenant?
  • Can I get an annulment if my husband sexually abused his step-daughter (my daughter)? He has not been charged but there is an open case with the city of Phoenix detectives. CPS is also involved. There is an order of protection which he has been served. He has left the state to avoid being questioned and going to jail due to not following the order of protection.

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • 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
    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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