Volunteer Lawyers Program - Maricopa County Profile

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Address
305 S. 2nd Ave.
P.O. Box 21538
Phoenix, AZ 85036
Phone: (602) 258-3434
Toll Free: (800) 852-9075
Fax: (602) 253-1536
Website: http://vlpmaricopa.org/vlp/

QUESTIONS

  • If my child has not even met his birth father and the birth father has not contacted me since he was born, can my fiance adopt my son? He has been with me since I was 2 months pregnany and m so is & months old.
  • My husband and I are renting a mobile home space. The mobile home mortgage lien holder is telling us we have to vacate if the mortgage is not paid. The purchaser of the mortgage is past due. We have no responsibility over the mortgage only the space rental. How are we able to get out of the rental space contract if we have to vacate under these circumstances? The purchaser is not in communication with the lien holder and has not made any response. We have been in good credit with the space rental/landowner payments to date.
  • I haven't seen or spoken with my husband in 8 years. I think he still lives in New Jersy but am not sure. I've lived in Arizona for 7 1/2 years and want a divorce. We have no children, no property, no finances, NOTHING to divide between us. How do I go about getting this done in the cheapest, most efficient way possible?
  • Does the 5 day notice need to be 5 days of 5 business days?
  • I recently had another child with my current wife. I have 2 children with my ex wife I would like to modify my child support since I have another child in my life which is the correct form to fill out and can I do this without going to court being that I live in a diffrent state than my ex and kids?
  • My 21 unit apartment complex with new owner and management now want to charge utility charges for trash/sewer/water but there are only one main meter and no individual meter on each unit. The water usage is community pool and landscape. Can we be charged separately for usage without a meter attached to my unit?
  • Can a bank start a foreclosure while they are in the process of doing a modification for homeowner?
  • i was wondering since i moved out of az to florida. do i have to get conssent from my ex for my 11 yr 'son to move her with me. we have joint custody and nowhere on the divorce creed does it state he cant move with either parent. he so desepartly wants to be with me he is very unhappy with his dad. thanks
  • My boyfriend(40)has spent alot of time, in the past 2yrs, in & out of jail for child support.Someone told him that he will not have to pay support for the months he was in there.Is this true? Are there any forms for this? Also, if he asks for a modification can he get it retro active/back dated to when he lost his job? Are there any forms for this?
  • my son's girlfriend had a baby, my son signed the birth certificate. now this other guy wants a paternity test to see if it's his. can he do this? does he have any rights even though my son signed the birth certificate?

STORIES

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

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