DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock Profile

DNA has 9 offices in 3 states. They provide general civil legal assistance to low income individuals living on or near the reservations they serve and low income individuals living in Coconino County (Arizona) or San Juan County (New Mexico). Most clients must meet income and asset guidelines established by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Address
P.O. Box 306
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928.871.4151
Toll Free: (800) 789-7287 / (800)789-5824
Fax: (928) 871-5036
Website: http://www.nativelegalnet.org
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QUESTIONS

  • I just found out I have a Inditement for me, my boyfriend signed the certified letter to me. I never even knew the police were called/ I'm in shock about this I did not! do anything to this person! He Was so drunk he fell off the chair I didn't even know his arm was hurt till days later,he admits that I did not do this to him but told his family I did,, he said the police came to take a report a week later?? this was in October I don't know what to do there saying I need fingerprints/DNA before my court date tomorrow! are they crazy they just assume I did this without ever speaking to me!
  • I went to court and I think I was pressed to settle. But.i.would.like.to.change.my.mind.and let.the judge her.the.case.how.can.iget.out.of.the agreement
  • My ex wife moved to another state with our children, she does not work, and I ssupport their household financially, however it is all considered child support as it is writen in the decree. I ensured the decree stated I could claim the children on my taxes so long as I am up-to-date with my payments. Due to the condition, there is a form she is required to sign. I am up-to-date but she refuses to sign. What are my options to enforce the decree?
  • My family just moved out of a rental house where we lived for 5 years. In the original lease, and verbally ever since then (even in March of this year) the landlord said we would not have to pay for the condition of the carpeting when we moved out because he was going to replace it. The carpet was not damaged, but needed deep cleaning. Now the landlord says we owe $400 over and above our security deposit. He lists $500 for carpet cleaning. Can he do this? What can we do? Thanks
  • Hi, Does anyone know what does it take to get Back Ground records cleared for a misdemeanor? I can't even get an apartment due to some horrible day in 2010 its now jan. 2016, I keep having this old case that was dismissed in court, show up, this is a nightmare some five yrs. later. what do you suggest ???
  • I am the mother and legal guardian of my children. My mother does not like my boyfriend who isn't the father of my two eldest children but the father of my youngest. My mother filed for and was granted a protective Order against my boyfriend for my two eldest children. Is this legal?
  • Does the following remedy mean that you are required to terminate lease and move out within five days if safety hasn't been restored?: "If there is a noncompliance by the landlord with section 33-1324 materially affecting health and safety, the tenant may deliver a written notice to the landlord specifying the acts and omissions constituting the breach and that the rental agreement will terminate upon a date not less than five days after receipt of the notice if the breach is not remedied in five days." Is there any other remedy? Can you withhold rent? Can you get alternate housing? Thanks.
  • When I was terminated by my employer, i was given the option to voluntarily resign and get a good reference from them, or to be fired with no reference. In retrospect i believe that this was an attempt to preclude my being able to claim unemployment. Is it legal for an employer to present these as the only two options for an employee?
  • How is paternity established?
  • My 22 year old son, who is on probation, will not move out of the house. He does not pay rent and there is no lease agreement. How do we evict?

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