Grandparents' Rights Article


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Arizona has three legal aid organizations which cover different regions of the state.

  1. Community Legal Services (800) 852-9075 covers Maricopa, Mohave, Yavapai, Yuma and LaPaz Counties.
  2. Southern Arizona Legal Aid (800) 640-9465 covers southern Arizona.
  3. DNA People’s Legal Services (800) 789-7287 covers northern Arizona.

All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary. The legal aid organizations above all have the same criteria of income restrictions and legal status requirements, but do have varying priorities.

To find out about more Arizona resources that may be able to assist you, you can contact LegalLEARN, Legal Information & Resources at (866) 637-5341.

Individuals may apply for free and reduced fee legal services by using the "Access To Justice Online Intake System" through AZLawHelp. 

If the legal services program in your area cannot assist you, you may be able to find a lawyer through lawyer referral services in Maricopa County (602) 257-4434 or Pima County (520) 623-4625.

The State Bar also maintains a listing of all Arizona attorneys on their website, and certifies “specialists” in eight legal areas. (Not all attorneys seek such certification, however.) Lists of specialists can also be found at the State Bar of Arizona’s website.


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  • How much does it cost to file a restraining order, and what rights do grandparents have?
  • I have 2 grandsons in separate foster homes. How do my wife and I get visitation rights.
  • I have full legal sole custody of my daughter with her father having supervised visitation. He hasn't utilized his visitation in 6 months and hasn't paid child support in 3 years. His parents live in Delaware and visit every 1-2 years. I allow them to see my daughter but she is not comfortable going alone as she barely remembers them when she sees them. His parents are threatening to take me to court, do they have a case even though I let them see her but don't let them take her unsupervised? She is 6.
  • As a grandparent what are the options for guardenship of our 18mon old grandson, Both biological parent have stated they have no intrest in parenting child. Can they be held finacially responciable until he turns 18.
  • I am not married to the father of my child do his parents get granparent rights to see the child.
  • I want to file for grandparents rights for my two grandkids. what papers do i need to file and can i do it myseld because I do have a limited income
  • My son's girlfriend was pregnant. She was due Dec. 26. 2014. She said Baby was born & Died on March 10.2015. I have proof no child was born or died to her in the state of Arizona in 2014 or 2015... she sent a text with pics of Beautiful Healthy Baby Boy.. stating the cord wrapped around his neck. And that he didn't make it. My husband and i's first grandson. She States he was cremated that same day. We as a family would like to know. Where he is.
  • do I lose my rights to my child if a grandparent is apointed permanent guardian?
  • My wife is an adopted child, does that give my mother in law any rights? We currently have a 17 mo. old child together and are getting the finalization of a nasty divorce. The woman dislikes me and I feel she will negatively inflence my daughter.
  • I have established a visitation agreement with my daughters paternal grandmother (father side) and we have only had one visitation on Oct 5th. The last two visits she knew about a month before they were supposed to happen and the times. Both times she made an excuse as to why she couldn't make it at the very last minute and they were silly excuses(job for first excuse and 2nd can't find the place but she was across the street??)I feel that she is violating the order, what can I do?

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