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QUESTIONS

  • I appear for my 341 hearing and approach by a lawyer representing my creditor. I was asked to step out in the hallway and told I had two choice either agree to start repaying or surrender the things I got from them. They also sent me a certified letter. What type of motion can I file for them violating the order of stay?
  • Are you still liable for child support when an application for name change is granted?
  • I am currently expecting a baby. The father of my baby left me when I was 7 months, but has stated he wants to be in the baby's life. He is a habitual marijuana smoker, heavy drinker, and the people he surrounds himself with are not the kind of influences I want around my child. He moved in with his mom, who keeps a very dirty house and has been in and out of the hospital with MRSA for the last couple of years. I do not feel like he can provde a safe and stable environment for my daughter. He believes he will get joint custody. What actions do I need to take to ensure this does not happen?
  • Does a mother have sole custody of a child if you have a child out of wedlock and there is no court order in place?
  • does Arizona have a three strikes law.
  • The state of arizona is trying to force me to repay my unemployment insurance. They state I wasn't eligible because I was married, and I have never been married ever. I missed my hearing because I never received a letter and now they want to garnish my wages because of this. What can I do and do I need to hire an attorney?
  • A few years ago my husband and i went to a lawyer and went through the process of appointing a legal guardian for our children, if we should happen to pass away. We have the paperwork at home, in our safe. However, the couple we appointed at the time is not who we want now. What do we have to do to get it changed? We were told we could just write who we want now on a different piece of paper and get that notarized. Is that correct?
  • My lease is for a year, however my landlord notified me that she was selling her house and wants to buy me out of my lease which I still have 3 months left on it. How much should the lease buy out amount be? She is offering me $1000.00, I currently pay $1050.00 monthly for rent and have always been on time.
  • I am a victim of attempted murder and the person who tried to kill me set my home on fire. It has been a month and the landlord have not started any repairs. What are my rights I have reported it to housing preservation and no one has contacted me. What are my rights and what do I do next?
  • I didnt have the money to pay rent for this month of january and my landlord is threatning to come and kick us out or that someone from the bank is going to come tomorrow and lock our things in the house if we are not gone..we dont have anywhere to go untill the 1st of feb.can he do that or by law is he suposed to give us some time to get out?

STORIES

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

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