Arizona Center for Disability Law-Phoenix Profile

ACDL is a not-for-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disablilities.

Address
5025 E Washington St
Ste 202
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 274-6287
Toll Free: (800) 927-2260
Fax: (602) 274-6779
Website: http://www.acdl.com

QUESTIONS

  • When I was 19, I received a Minor in Consumption. I completed a diversion program, and haven't had any similar incidents since then. Now I am applying to medical school, do I have to disclose the MIC on the application or did the diversion program dismiss the charges? Furthermore, if I do have to disclose this information, what would the offense be classified as?
  • If I inherit monies from an estate from NJ do I have to pay an inheritance tax and or earned Income Tax on the monies inherited?
  • Can I file for back child support for a child I raised for eight years if I did not originally ask for child support? Custody changed to the mother about a year and a half ago where she did not ask for child support and now she is filing for it.
  • i have full custody of my 13yr old daughter ..circumstances have arisen and I would like to give temporary parental cust to my mother (daughters grandmother) ...can i do this without consuilting the mother of my child and what steps do I take tohave this done
  • My mother passed away about 3 years ago. When she did, my father gave my brother a verbal guardianship. They never had the papers filled out or anything, and now I have to fill out things like FAFSA and my college that I plan to attend requires proof of legal guardianship. My dad lives in a different state. Is there a way around this?
  • My brother is a divorced non-custodial father. He makes a little more than $600 a week, so he can't qualify for free help. What can he do? Where can he turn for help?
  • Can I utilize financial funding from an established foundation (501(c)(3)) if the INCORPORATOR is placed in a senior living facility due to injury? Upon her discharge, 24 hour care will be required. If yes, how? Thank you.
  • I've rented a home that has 3 bedrooms, when inspecting the house the a.c. was not on so I was not aware that one of the bedrooms has little airflow. A.c. guy said ductwork need to be done. This a 6month old child's room. Landlord said it's too expensive to do the duct work. What are my rights about this? Can I be refunded my last 2 months rent because the do not want to do the duct work?
  • I was arrested for driving on a suspended license nov. 2014. They just filled charges on 8-2015. I was taken to the station where he was going to cite and release me. He started to search my purse in which he found dangerous drugs. I did not know it was in my purse. but where he found it went beyond just frisking. Is this correct procdure when being arrested on a traffic violation?
  • I am a teacher who took FMLA leave for surgery. My principal said that I am not allowed on campus to attend a meeting concerning my schedule. Is this true? He also said that if I request a meeting, they cannot meet with me because of the FMLA guidelines. Is that true? It all sounds fishy. Why wouldn't my staff be allowed to answer my emails under FMLA?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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