American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Profile

ACLU of Arizona represents clients cases that have a large impact on the community at large because of limited resources. To better understand the kinds of cases accepted and how to have the ACLU consider a case, visit them on-line.

Address
P.O. Box 17148
Phoenix, AZ 85011-0148
Phone: 602.650.1854
Website: http://www.acluaz.org/

QUESTIONS

  • IF I CAN'T PAY MY CREDIT CARD DEBTS. AND MY HOUSE IS ON A REVERSE MORG. WITH NO FUNDS LEFT. CAN THEY TAKE MY HOUSE?
  • I rent an apart. in Chandler. a neighbor leaves cat food out on the sidewalk 2 feed stray cats. I talked to the manager and she says there is nothing she can do.The issue now is there is a roach and ant infestation do2 the cat food.my son turned out2 be allergic to roach bites &has fallen down and hit his head when he step on the food.there are even roaches on my bed at night when we r sleeping. She just tells.me to keep my apart. clean and has the regular guy come over to spray but this doesn't help. What can I do???
  • I am a disabled senior with significant brain damage. I have been taken advantage of (financially) by a former realtor and former friend. I cannot afford an attorney to sue her. Can anyone assist me?
  • I received a 5 day pay or quit notice. I contacted the apartment complex and told them I was having financial difficulties and could only pay Decembers full amount, but not the prorated amount. Im active duty military, what can I do. They won't work with me, even when they have a program to split payments up. What are my options?
  • I just one a judgement in small claims court, how can I go about collecting the judgement?
  • If I am moving out of home that I am renting and there are damages made on my behalf, Can I repair on my own before I move out or does the landlord have the right to do repairs themselves and charge me?
  • Is it legal for my landlord to charge me to have her call a repairman out for health and safety related repairs? The heater stopped working and it is below freezing at night and she says she will call someone out after we pay her $75 to make the call.
  • I have a 2 year old daughter from a previous relationship, which the dad (for the most part) is not in the picture. I just recently got married, so my name is now the same as my husbands. We also want to change my daughters last name to be the same. How do I go about doing that? Is it possible to do so without the paternal fathers consent, when she has my maiden name currently and the father is not on the birth certificate?
  • Cana ladlord evict a person who is dealing with disabilities such as bipolar and alcoholism?
  • I am a section8 tenant and recently found out that I am not responsible for any portion of the rent because The City of Phoenix Section8 pays the entire rent amount and has done so since I began living in the unit. I have paid $50/mth on top of what they get from section8. I was told thats what Im suppose to pay and have done so since I moved in. Now that I have this information, I would like a refund of the payments made that were made. What is the best way to formally request this money?

STORIES

  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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