DNA - People's Legal Services - Hopi Legal Services Profile

Provides general civil legal assistance to low income people living on or near the Hopi reservation in Navajo and Coconino Counties.

Address
P.O. Box 558 (office behind the Jail/Courts Building)
Keams Canyon, AZ 86034
Phone: 928-738-2251, 928-738-5345
Toll Free: 800-789-9586
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

QUESTIONS

  • If my parents have a temporary custody arrangement through a mediator & haven't gone before a judge yet for a final arrangement can I refuse to back to my dad's when my visitation time is over with my mom, can my sister as well she's 12? If not what can my sister & I do to let the judge no we want to move back with our mom or have more time with her? Does the judge even listen to what we want or anything about how we live or are treated at our dad's house? Thxs for any help
  • I have a case going on with legal aid and I got the person served with the paperwork. The court told me to give that person 20 days to give an answer. This Thursday will be the 20th day and I wanted to know what do I do on the 21st day if the person doesn't give an answer?
  • Can a debt collector have you served at your place of employment? I have not had any contact with the creditor, collection agency, or debt collecting attorney.
  • is annulment legal in az
  • what can I do to help my girlfriend her ex husband is slapping her around and hitting her
  • I have been victim of domestic violence for the past 15 years. I stayed with my husband for the sake of my son, my husband has been arrested any times and the police and CPS have been called by myself and my 14yr old son. I purchased gun and have a concealed carry permit. He came at me last week and I shot him twice to keep him from killing me. Now I have been charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault. I do not have the resources to defend myself. I am out o bail for now but do not have the balance of my bond. I need help asap. Thank you.
  • me and my husband we have a retricted order against my husbands exwife. She's not aloud to call us or to come near our bussiness or home due to the fact that she and her family used to call and call me names and threaten me when i was pregnant . She's aloud only to comunicate with my husband through email regarding their kids.Now she start calling my husband again calling me a stripper and telling to everybody thisplus other bad names,What can i
  • My wife has a friend she's working for about 15 years. They talk a lot after everyone leaves the office the day. About 5 months ago the woman broke down and told my wife her husband has been beating her for 20 yrs she showed my wife several bruises her stomach and told my she's afraid leave because her husband said he will kill her. I know this is how abusers keep their spouses aroun. Is there some place I can find statistics on how many abusers say this and how many actually carry it out? Also if she went the police and the courts the day he hit her and showed the bruises would he be arrested
  • Please describe what the courts look at for "best Interest for the child". Do they take into account what the child(ren) want?
  • We found out that ants our living in our walls. The property manager say's it is our responsibility to take care of all pest related issues for the mobile home we rent. If they are living in wall and we keep spraying, but they keep coming in is it really our responsibility to hire a pest control company to rid the home of ants in the walls?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .

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