William E. Morris Institute for Justice Profile

The William E. Morris Institute for Justice is a non-profit public interest law firm providing legal representation and legislative advocacy on behalf of low-income Arizonans. The Institute's current priorities include: Training and Training Assistance, Communication Coordination, Legislative and Administrative Services, Technical Assistance, and Poverty Law litigation.

Address
202 E. McDowell Rd., #257
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602.252.3432
Fax: 602.257.8138
Website: http://www.morrisinstituteforjustice.org

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QUESTIONS

  • My house foreclosed and was sold at auction on 4/4. On 4/5 I spoke with the new owner and he said he would give me until 4/12 to vacate. Today 4/9 I recieved a Forcible Detainer request form in the mail. DO I need to be out by today?
  • how can i get help with my land lord trying to charge me for the patio roof for leaking when soon as I seen it I told him about it? I have pics and emails from when I first told them about it in April 2015 and now its Nov 2015 and they just doing something about it?
  • I never received my son's birth certificate from his birth. We moved shortly after he was born and it never arrived in the mail. Now I have to pay for a copy when I never received the original. How do I get the original
  • I have had legal guardianship of my grandson since birth.He is now 9 years old. What rights exactly do I have with him? what rights does the biological mother and/or father have, Even though the father is not on the birth certificate.
  • I am having my first baby in 4 weeks. I would like to have my baby receive my boyfriends last name and have him listed as the father but i am concerned. If I do this will he be able to take the baby and not give her back ? Should i have some sort of custody arrangements in place before i put his name on the birth certificate? I am worried. Please give me some advice. Thank you.
  • we sold a timeshare (Sedona) about 2 yrs. ago, now we find the company we sold it to was a fraud. now a different company claims they are now owners and want papers filled out,we paid the first company $3,988,00 to get rid of the timeshare, it was needed by a child who had some kind of trust. We were told the FBI was looking into it, never head anymore until we have to fill these papers. Please help us we don't have money for an atty. Thank you
  • The mother of child is in jail and will be there until the end of September 2016. The mother wants me to keep the child until she is released. She did write a note saying she gives me permission to make any and all decisions for the child,but its just handwritten.I had been keeping the child three or four days a week since she was 5 weeks old,but she has been with me constant since she was 3 months old.what do I need to do to get temp guardianship until her mom gets out?
  • Do you have to live under the roof of your parents house if your under the age of 21 in order to get Foodstamps?
  • How do they determine who pays child support, I am making no money, does it depend on who has him the most days?
  • I am breaking my lease, but landlord found new tenants to move in come rent due for next month. Can I request my security deposite back even tho I am breaking my lease?

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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