Step Up to Justice Profile

Step Up to Justice is an award winning, full-service, free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys.

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320 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Website: http://www.stepuptojustice.org

QUESTIONS

  • 20 years ago I signed a prenuptual agreement. I am 90 and this is my second marriage. After an argument my husband took my name off the account and put his daughter on it. She has since "borrowed" money. To keep the peace I have let them do it. What can I do?
  • Is there a time limit between filing a legal seperation and filing a divorce?
  • My sister has poa and is not looking out for moms best interest she stole her house and she is jealous of moms and my relationship mom has Alzheimer's and my sister had her sign the house over to her then put her in the nursing home I recently applied for guardianship I just want to be included in the depictions for mom well she sent me a hand written letter saying I could not dee my mom. Can she do that and can the nursing home stop me she tried getting a court order and the judge denied it. This request is not from a judge she wrote it. So I can I go see my mom?
  • My landlord told me on the day i moved out (11/30/08) that she had fourteen days to finalize my deposit. it is now the 16th of december and when i called her she said that she had fourteen "working days" to finalize my deposit? after reviewing this website i find nothing about working days stated anywhere in the law and i was wondering what rights i have as a former tenant.
  • I am 19 years old and I have a 13 year old sister. We have the same mother but different dads. Her dad is an alcoholic and our mom is homeless and uses drugs. I want to gain custody of my sister. My mom will probably fight me on this. How do I go about getting custody of my sister?
  • My apartment is being infested with cockroaches due to my filthy neighbors. I have talked with the leasing office multiple times over the occasion and their have not addressed with with the neighbors. The only solution they have offered is the tiny cockroach tabs to put in cabinets. I have not had food or trash in my apartment for over two months because of not being able to live there with the cockroaches. Is there a way to break my lease because the landlord has not provided a "safe and habitual environment?"
  • how long do i have to hold on to an ex tenants property?
  • should the state appoint me a public defender in my case? i was in a car accident in my own front yard and was arrested 2 days later. the judge released me on no probable cause and was dropped the next day. a month later the municipal court sent a letter saying i have all these charges. plead not guilty and to trial. the judge then told me i had to repersent myself and i wasnt getting a public defender. my charges are aggravated assualt w/deadly weapon(2), reckless driving, disorderly conduct, and domestic violence what should i do
  • Is it legal for management to force servers to pay for misordered items and or walk outs...im new to management and have been receiving two sides of this story...the manager above me has had many complaints and im not trying to get caught up in any possible legal trouble...any help would be greatly appreciated ..i know arizona is a right to work state but ...i just dont no where the line get s drawn
  • The refrigerator is not working the maintenance company came out 1 week ago and stated it needed to be replaced. (fridge is listed under included appliances on lease) How long does landlord have to replace the fridge? I have read that reimbursement for food is not mandatory but how long can this go on legally?

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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