DNA- People's Legal Services - Fort Defiance 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 and low income individuals living in Coconino, Apache and Navajo Counties (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 306 (office next to Fina Gas Station)
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928.871.4151Toll Free: 800.789.5824
Toll Free: 800.789.5824
Fax: 928.871.5036
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org

QUESTIONS

  • I have been paying child support to my ex since the day our child has been born. We have split up since. I am worried that because I have not made the payments through the system that they are not going to count. How can I make sure what I have already paid and what I will be paying will be counted if she takes me to court? I have a girlfriend now and I believe when she finds out that is where we will end up.
  • WHAT IS THE LAW THAT STOPS EVICTION BY BOTH THE NEW OWNER OF THE FORECLOSED EQUITABLE TITLE AND THE SERVICING BANK?
  • I am currently going through a divorce, where there is no custody established, and am pregnant. I have been put on strict bedrest. I am trying to move to Nevada where I will have more help from my older children's father and be able to be on bedrest like I'm supposed to. Would I be able to file a petition for relocation with a minor, and temporarily move before the 60 days, without getting in trouble for it. And will it effect how they decide custody. Also, I have a PO against the other parent, and there has been domestic violence toward me and the children during our marriage.
  • I am the legal Guardian of my 15 y/o neice who is currently pregnant. Do I need to establish guardianship of the baby?
  • My wife has been in prison for the past 10 months, and was just released last month. I have been raising our 16 month old daughter on my own since Nov. 2013. I need to leave my wife, but refuse to leave my baby with someone she views as a stranger. Can I take her and leave without going to jail while I start filing for divorce?
  • I have temp custody of my grandson, his mother has supervised visitation. I offered to supervise these visits based on the discussion in court. Take him to chucky cheese or something to play and he is visiting with mom. SToday is our first visit and I while she will not anwser me regarding her plans. I know she is planning to have her boyfriend and a number of others to her home where she has requested to visit with her son. I am not at all comfortable with this situation but am not sure what I can do.
  • Is a dept. collection company allowed to garnish my disability income
  • Is it legal to street perform ? I have searched street perform and busker to no avail. Do I need a special permit? Can I just go to a store, ask for the managers permission, and stand outside singing and collecting tips?
  • I married a girl that already had a 3yr old.Because she came out pregnant from me.After a yr. of being pregnant she decided to change her sons last name to mine.We divorced after 6yrs. and she said in court I'm her son's father although we DO NOT have a father and son relationship.She lied when she filled out our divorced papers sayin we got married when her son was 9mnths. and NOT 3yrs. and about me being his only father figure.So im having to pay child support for him too.Im not allowed to see my daughter cause i dont have contact with her son.What can I DO to NOT have responsibilities over him
  • My husband lives in Texas, I moved out of Texas over a year ago. We have no standing custody agreement for our 2 yr old daughter he is now locked up in Montana. I'm ready to file for divorce and sole custody but my sister in law says I broke the law by taking my daughter out of state with no custody agreement. Did I break the law and does he have a right to take my daughter away.

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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