Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona (LSCVA) Profile

LSCVA’s mission is to provide free legal representation in criminal cases to victims of crime in Arizona, with priority to victims of domestic violence and sexual violence. LSCVA asserts and seeks enforcement of crime victims’ rights and provides social services to facilitate healing in the aftermath of crime. Services are free to crime victims. LSCVA is a virtual office; attorneys and advocates travel to the jurisdiction of the victim's case.

Address
P.O. Box 2156
Sun City, AZ 85372
Phone: (623) 252-3180
Website: https://www.lscva.org

QUESTIONS

  • 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?
  • Since 2010 I've lived at a home in mesa az. Recently my friend gave her home back to bank/ reverse mortgage and lien on it from IRS.She moved out to Missouri in july or first of aug 2013.I still am in the home whike she knew this she broke thru a window and hsrassed me.I called police they said she has a right to come in and change the locks.what legal rights do I have I pay utility bill at the resident.the mortgage company said it is in foreclosure so I need to know my rights
  • I am the mother to a 10 yr old whose biological father is absent and my ex and I are in agreement that we want my ex to have equal joint custody and we dont know how to do this. What are the steps we need t take? Previously I had all the information but this has since expired.
  • Due to the COVID-19 Virus my husband and I aren't letting anyone in the house and practicing social distancing. My husband isn a Pharmacist and may have been in contact. Our owner wants to refinance but we're uncomfortable letting an appraiser inside during this time. We're also afraid of the owner deciding not to let us resign due to this. We asked if they could postpone at least until quarantine is up. What should we d?
  • My wife and I have been separated for 8 months after being married for 33 years; she is using illegal drugs and drinking and driving. Is there a way to protect myself from liability, without filling for divorce?
  • I am being sued for a past credit card debt from 2002. What is the statute of limitations for collection and can the new creditor garnish my wages?
  • Can my 1/2 of the deposit be withheld if I comply to my notice to vacate and leave before lease is up and my roommate stays aka “squats”. He has decided to stay and never gave his notice to vacate , because due to the pandemic, his next rental is unavailable for another 30/60 days. The landlord states he has to leave and my rooomate is fighting it. The landlord threatened my deposit as well even tho I’m vacating the property when I’m supposed to . Can they keep my 1/2 of them deposit bc of my roommates actions?
  • What do I do if my ex registered my daughter for kindergarten and we have 50/50 yet she didn't include me and we live an hour away from each other
  • I am renting a house with my family of 4. Our landlord is selling the house, and they told us they are going to put a lockbox on the house for showings. 1. Do we have a right to reject this for safety? 2. We need to provide "reasonable" access. How many showings a week would be reasonable? We want to tell them we will only allow X amount of showings per week. What would this number roughly be?
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OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES

  • State Bar of Arizona
    www.azbar.org
  • Maricopa County Bar
    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
  • Pima County Bar
    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233
  • Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
    866-553-0893
  • Certified Legal Document Preparer Program
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