William E. Morris Institute for Justice Profile

The William E. Morris Institute for Justice is a non-profit public interest law firm providing legal representation and legislative advocacy on behalf of low-income Arizonans. The Institute's current priorities include: Training and Training Assistance, Communication Coordination, Legislative and Administrative Services, Technical Assistance, and Poverty Law litigation.

Address
3707 North 7th Street, Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Phone: 602.252.3432
Fax: 602.257.8138
Website: http://www.morrisinstituteforjustice.org

QUESTIONS

  • My tenant is 2 months behind on rent, and she just sent me a message that the washing machine in my condo is not working properly. I would normally take care of it, but is it still my obligation if she is behind on her rent payments and not fulfilling her lease obligations?
  • my son was required to observe a criminal court docker in circuit court. He has to write a report about it and answer four questions. We don't understand one of the questions. Can you tell me what this question is asking? What have learned from this observation about the rights I am afforded and the responsibilities I have towards others?
  • My kids father and I have joint legal custody and he has visitation every other weekend from Friday to Sunday. He constantly moves and now his current apartment is a 1 bd 1 ba. His parents and daughter live with him. So once our 3 kids are there that is 3 adults and 4 kids in this place. My kids told me they sleep on the floor, on a couch, or even in a large walk in closet. Also for the second time they have come back with bug bites all over their legs, arms, and even faces. What steps I can take so they are only can only be there during the day until he changes his situation?
  • I was on a lease with 4 other people and to move out these other tenants had to release me from the lease. After being released the property manager is saying that I was never released now they are sticking me with an $1100 bill. I only have contact with 1the former roommate but he vouches that he signed me off the lease. What can I do to avoid this bill?
  • 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 child support be garnished
  • We have been evicted, the constable showed up yesterday at 9am with a locksmith to change locks, I thought we were given 24 hours to remove our belongings before they changed the locks. They left my dogs in the backyard and I was not even home. I went back to check on dogs, and constable was hiding with a tape recorder telling me I can't be there. Even to check on my dogs they left in the backyard?
  • I received a irreparable breach. ARS33-1368 It was based on a untrue with witnesses to the fact that on my apartments behalf the situation hadn't arrived there nor did anyone in the apartment was aware of what took place on the premises until the landlord brought it to my attention. What are my options?
  • Can my wife move with my children out of state? I have a career in Arizona. She has a recently acquired minimum wage job. We're divorcing and she wants to leave AZ.
  • If I have a deferred plea/sentencing does that count as a conviction?

STORIES

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

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  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
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