DNA - People's Legal Services - Chinle 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 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 767 (office next to WIC)
Chinle, AZ 86503
Phone: 928.674.5242 Toll Free:800.789.7598
Toll Free: 800.789.7598
Fax: 928.674.2410
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

QUESTIONS

  • My husband and I have been married 30 years. In the divorce papers he filed I am to receive nothing. I want to fight for spousal maintenance. I only work part time and have for 20 years. I have osteo arthritis in my knees and it is difficult to for me to get around. What are my rights? Also, all the stress he has put me under made me have a minor heart attack a few months ago. What about medical. I know when the divorce is final it ends. I can't get it through my job. It's too expensive. What are my rights?
  • why was i denied to be seen at the emergency room in Blythe California when its the closest hospital to me?
  • If I ask a court for a protective order, and they denied it, can i go to another court and try?
  • Who is required to pay to fix phone line landlord or tenant?
  • I live in a 55+ community and have just married a younger wife under the age requirement. IThe home owner own the mobile home and pay lot fees every month for the property. The Mobile home assoc. is trying to evict my wife because of her age. Do I have any rights to prevent this or is there a required amount of time the park must give me before I have to leave.
  • What process do I need to do to evict a roommate who lives with me and is not on the lease. He is not behind on rent, is gone crazy thinking there are spirits in the house and thinks I have died. Again I am the only one on the lease. Thank you
  • I work for a private Fiducairy Company in AZ. I have a client who is in a year lease at an apartment complex. He ended up in the hospital three weeks ago and his physicians are stating he cannot return home and must be placed in nursing care facility. The Apartment complex is stating he must pay next months rent and a $700.00 fee to break the lease. Are there any provisions or statutes in the Landlord Tenant Act that would help my client. He is on a fixed income and lives on his monthly VA benefits and Social Security. He does not have extra resources to pay for rent at the apartment and pay for a nursing facility too.
  • Where could I find a lawyer prbono
  • Am I eligible for U.I. benefits if I am employed part time? My employer has reduced my hours to 25 or less per week due to the seasonal nature of the work.
  • Can an ex husband have his ex wife charged with theft and fraud for using his credit card when he told her to do so. She signed his name as instructed by her husband at the time.

STORIES

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

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