DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock 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 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 306
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928.871.4151
Toll Free: (800) 789-7287 / (800)789-5824
Fax: (928) 871-5036
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

Units
Volunteer Lawyers Program – DNA
DNA - People's Legal Services - Chinle
DNA - People's Legal Services - Hopi Legal Services
DNA - People's Legal Services - Tuba City
DNA - People's Legal Services, Inc., Flagstaff
DNA- People's Legal Services - Fort Defiance

QUESTIONS

  • At what age can a child stop going to there dads for visitation
  • I am 24 and had a baby with a girl. we have never been married. I pay her childsupport and I seen him regulary .4 times a week. My name is not on the birthcertificate. if i dont pay her she wont let me see my son what can i do I have a paternity test from a az doctor he is mine
  • We hired a landscaper and gave $2750 deposit for work to begin on August 24th. After several canceled appointments and no shows landscaper agreed to refund deposit. We waited 10 days for refund check and received a post dated check for 30 days into the future. What is our best course of action to get back our money. The company will not return calls or emails and we are worried they will stop payment or close account before we can cash the check
  • Bounced a check to bank not knowing it would bounce at the time. When I did find out it bounced I did not pay right away. Amount $425. I cant pay now because it has gone to court system. At the time I wrote check I did not know it would bounce. Check was from good account. I just did poor bookkeeping. I read law and it says only a crime if I knew it would bounce. I have a plea on the table which will put a misdemeanor on my record. Do I have a defense since I did not know it would bounce?
  • My husband died 4 months after we married. Under Arizona law, am I entitled to anything in his estate. He did not have a will.
  • Can a landlord that has no lease with the tenant file eviction for non payment of rent? Landlord does not maintain the property. It is a mobile home. There are safety issues that have not been addressed. There has been no communication from the landlord to the tenant.
  • Can I get my money back for my lawyer. My divorce never went through since 2004. I believe my lawyer never pursued the issue & I am still married ..what can I do
  • I was recently in a relationship with a guy who was verbally and emotionally abusive. We were living together for about 3 months and he was always yelling at me and I was getting very scared. After he held me inside our apartment and refused to let me leave I finally got out and moved out. I tried to keep things civil. He moved to out of state but he says he will come back. He calls the house I am staying at several times a day.  He breaks into my emails and talks to my friends. He threatens me and he gets very angry at times and calls me and says he will do stuff to me and he will do stuff to my friends . I was wondering what I could do. I am very stressed out and scared and I feel like it is getting worse and I need a solution. I looked up about an order of protection but Im not sure where to go and how to do it. Id like to stop him from contacting me, my family, and my friends. I feel that he may be emotionally unstable and have issues that could turn to violence. He says he is coming back to Arizona and I just want to protect myself, my family, and my friends.
  • At what age in Arizona can a child go before a judge to present their opinions and feelings in regards to which parent they want to live with?
  • I'm currently receiving child support from my ex-husband, however there is back child support that is still owed. I understand I can do a 25% garnishment of his check to surfice the arrears? If so what are the steps?

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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