Volunteer Lawyers Program - Maricopa County Profile

The Volunteer Lawyers Program provides high quality civil legal services to applicants whose income is near poverty level.

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

  • on medical leave from work due to injury. doctor has not released me back to work. can my employer fire me?
  • I have guardianship of my step children, can I deduct them from my income as children of other relationships I support in a child support case I have ongoing in a separate matter?
  • I have an issue with my home owners association, they have locked me out of the access gate to the pool area that is close to my condo. Now I have to walk a considerable distance to another access to the pool. They have denied me a key, when I previously had a Kay before.
  • I'm a LCPL in the Marine Corps and I live in the barracks on base. I was told by my higher ups that if I have 50% custody I can qualify for a house. So that i can bring my daughter out, not for the whole 6 months but a couple weeks out of the year, she's 5 now. My ex has said she was ok with it but we are not doing anything throgh the courts and my command wants documentation. What would i need to prove 50% custody?
  • I had my baby two months ago, she was "unnamed baby" on her birth certificate. I gave them her father's information. I went to give them her name at the Vital Records Office, but it couldn't be done because her father has to sign and noterize an affadavit. I don't know where he is and my daughter needs her birth certificate. I was told that I need a court order for her to be named, how do I go about doing that?
  • Can I file order of protection when someone threatened to cause severe damages to my vehicle and to have someone to jump on me?
  • I had mold and filth in my A/C unit and gave the landlord 10 days to repair it. They did not and we were still sick so I gave my 30 days notice to move out. They refused to recognize they broke the law and is pursuing to charge me the early termination fees. Can they do that !!? Why won't the health department get involved in the mold situation?
  • My friend's fiance just had a baby. It was the happiest moment of his life. Then a week later, his fiance decided she that she felt trapped. She took the baby lied to file a restraining order against him so he can't see his baby. Can you please advise the best possible thing he can do to get his baby back?
  • I am currently renting out my home to a couple and they have violated the rental agreement on a number or accounts. They have decided to make "repairs"/"upgrades" to my property without my authorization. They have a pet which is against the terms of the lease. They are also consistently late with their rent. Am I within my rights to given them a notice to vacate the property due to breach of the leasing agreement? If so, how many days notice do I have to provide?
  • Im 16 and pregnant.I want to be emancipated,but I feel I may need public assistance such as food stamps and cash assistance because I'm currently unemployed.I also need help finding a place because I'm getting kicked out.Can a pregnant teen become emancipated and get on food stamps and cash assistance/?And is there anyone who can legally help an emancipated pregnant teen find a place of their own?

STORIES

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  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .

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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
    Link

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