Fresh Start Women's Foundation Profile

Fresh Start is dedicated to helping women with transitional needs such as divorce, health issues, abuse, etc. Offers mentoring, speakers, workshops, a self-help library, referrals and attorney assistance to women going through a family law issue.

Address
1130 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: (602) 252-8494
Fax: (602) 257-9692
Website: http://wehelpwomen.com

QUESTIONS

  • I m a 35 year old step father I have been taking care of my step daughter since she was 8 months old along with her two siblings which are biologically mine her father moved out of state 7 years ago her mother is a alcoholic and left the state left me with the children two weeks ago and is not well her father is trying to force her to move and live with him she has moved to a close friends house one house away filed for emancipation has a job ,bank account mail being sent there so she does not have to leave me and siblings can her biological father just take her away out of state
  • We the grandparents have been involved in our 3 grandgirls lives for 12 years.our daughter has legal custody the father has not been for 10 1/2 of those he has parental rights but has not used them there have been some issues with my daughter and he filed for temp custody and decision making and will be filing for full custody 1 1/2 years ago he had the girls for 1 yr and we found out the stepmother was beating them with cords and belts now that he has temp custody is that enough to go to court and us try to get custody from them both
  • I owe child support enforcement for back child support, but will soon receive an inheritance. Will they take this?
  • I never signed a lease when I moved in to my current home in Scottsdale. I did, however, give a 'last months' rent as a deposit. How much notice is required by law prior to move out, and am I able to recover the balance if I gave a notice on the 10th of the month, had already paid that month's rent in full, and would like to receive the full 'last month's rent deposit back?.
  • Can you add add the fathers name to the birth certificate if he is not present.
  • Please describe what the courts look at for "best Interest for the child". Do they take into account what the child(ren) want?
  • I AM NATIVE AMERICAN WITH LONG HAIR THAT IS PART MY BELIEFS AND SPIRITUAL CULTURE, I APPLIED FOR EMPLOYMENT AT THE STAE FAIR GROUNDS .I WAS TOLD THAT I COULD NHOT BE HIRED UNLESS I CUT MY HAIR,POLICY I WAS TOLD . I HAVE EMAILED FOR A COPY OF THIS POLICY WHICH I HAVENT RECIEVED. TO CUT MY IS A DISCRIMNATION ISSUE .
  • Can we request where the child support money is spent
  • can i change my mind about an order of protection that i got from the family court in phoenix. if so, how do i do that. Also can i rent an apartment with my roommate that i got the Order of Protection on before the order is terminated by the court?
  • During Thanksgiving holiday the paper states the vistation ends at 6pm but the weekend falls on the custodial parent. Does the non custodial get the kids

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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FIND LEGAL HELP

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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
    Link

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