Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project Profile

Offers information and legal assistance to seniors in the Maricopa County. Volunteer lawyers and trained advocates can assist clients with any of the legal issues such as government benefits, consumer affairs, wills, probate and guardianship.

Address
4146 N 12th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Phone: (602) 252-6710

QUESTIONS

  • My mother passed away. She does have a will and I was nominated as the executer and trustee. I am the sole beneficiary. She only has a bank account but when the account was setup nobody was on the account but her. no payable unpon death. What is required by the bank for me to access the account to begin paying for her expences? Her will did state that I shoud have immediate access without going through the courts.
  • Would I be able to get visitation of my two children if they live in a diffrent city? They live with there grandparents and there mother live in the same city I live in.
  • Several parts to this, 1) is a lease written on notebook paper in red ink legal, 2) if you were misled about where the property was and you cancel within 24hrs of signing a lease can you get your money back?
  • I am a 28 year old disabled man with a service dog and I live with 3 roommates whom I do not get along with. One of them (my ex) has threatened to kick me to the streets even though I have done nothing to warrant this. Can my roommates kick me out if I am on the lease? I pay my fair share of the rent, I have not done anything illegal, I have not done anything against my roommates to warrant being kicked out, and I have not broken any of the rules to be a tenant at the apartment complex I currently live in. What are my legal rights?
  • My grandmother passed away 08/04/15, She had a living will and trust naming my mother and Uncle as the beneficiaries of her house. The house is paid off and the deed was never transferred into my uncle or mother's name. Now,my mother passed on 09/14/15. My mother did not have a will or trust. My uncle does not want the house and wants to leave it to me; but, my sibling,my mom's only son, says he is entitled to a third of the house?is this true or is my Uncle the sole owner of the house? The house is valued under $50,000
  • What is the Statute of Limitations on a bench warrant? There was one issued in 2003 against my cousin. Is it still valid? What legal steps do we take to get it taken care of?
  • We have been married for 11 years. We have 4 children. While I was very sick with the fatal kind of valley fever, she claimed to have a family reunion to go to 2000 miles away. She took the children with her but never returned home. Says she has a lover from online and I can never see them again. I am not allowed to speak to my kids, do not have their address and am not allowed to write to them. My calls go unanswered or get hung up on. She is suing for child support even though I am not allowed any contact. I need help, it is like my kids were kidnapped. What should I do?
  • My landlord has set a move in date of Aug 1,2013, with full rent due on the move in date, plus additional rent due on the 20th of each month, am I entitled to a prorated rent for a shortened month.
  • My daughters father has now seen her since dec 2011 when she was only 2 months old. He does not ask or attempt visits i do have sole custody, can i ask a judge to take away his rights?
  • I am renting a moble home in Arizona and there is a thermostat but the wires are cut and the landlord said there's no heat ever. Is this legal. Its freezing in here.

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. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .

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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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