Defenders of Children Profile

Defenders of Children provides advocacy and legal services to child victims of documented abuse and to their protective family members when traditional avenues of protection fail to ensure safety.

Address
P.O. Box 10128
Phoenix, AZ 85064
Phone: (602) 710-1903
Fax: (602) 235-9012
Website: http://www.defendersofchildren.org

QUESTIONS

  • If I believe my tenants have skipped and they are not claiming certifiied mail which is sent to them at the property address, may we enter the property after posting to the front of the residence the 48Hr Notice to Enter and Inspect? This notice was mailed first class and Certified mail return receipt along with being posted . This action was outlined in the tenants Residental Lease Agreement for us to have the right to inspect after giving notice. Are we safe to enter?
  • I live in a apt that included utilities for me as well as other temants i sighned a lease but mever got copy i asked several times. And just a week ago we were told verbally we will jave pay utilities our rents 550 a monthand aps wants$ 300 to turn off service on the 10th .i payed my rent andlights getting shut off Can my manager do this i need help
  • Both of my children have reached the age of eighteen and are not currently continuing their education. How do I get the state to discontinue taking child support payments out of my paycheck?
  • I had a yr 2 yr lease in which myself my mom and eldest son resided i was only 1 on. Lease. I moved out last yr at which time landlord said they would draw another lease for my mom and son. And never did.in no ember they were to have sold the property. But changed mind. Again stated tbey would draw up new lease. Qith prior perssion and adjusted rent of 350 to be out by 04//15. We met for final walk through and lanlord refused to return my last months rent from the end of my actual lease. Unsure how to file and under what area. Civil or small claims etc
  • I am legally divorced, I was a stay at home mom. I have just started working pt, but do not have enough money to get a lawyer. Will his income be counted as mine, even though I have no access to it. I'm wondering if I qualify for free legal assistance. We are not agreeing on custody.
  • Is it possible to have the court order my to provide receipts on what the child support is actually spent on?
  • I have a law suit filed against me from a debt collection agency for $700 the original debt on this was $300 they have added $400 in late fees now i have to file an anwser to the complaint to the court, and help with a few affirmative defenses?? i can use for this this is a compant that has bought the debt not orginal credit card co
  • Can child support be reinstated after the age of 18 if the child is disabled and cannot work? We are currently applying for disability for her, but it has not been established yet. In the meantime, medical bills are piling up.
  • My wife is threatning me to move out of state with my 3 yr old daughter. We don't live together now but I am still a legal guardian and the father on the birth certificate. What should I do to keep her from taking my child.
  • If i get amincipated do i lose all my benefits with cps?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .

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OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES

  • 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
  • Certified Legal Document Preparer Program
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