Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence Profile

Arizona’s only statewide legal advocacy hotline for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Available Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Staffed by knowledgeable staff, interns and volunteers with over 20 year’s lay legal advocacy experience. The Legal Advocacy Hotline Staff Are NOT attorneys and cannot give legal advice. Able to provide information to Spanish-speaking callers. Confidential and safe.

Address
Legal Advocacy Hotline
Statewide, AZ
Phone: (602) 279-2900 or (800) 782-6400
Toll Free: (602) 279-7270
Website: http://www.azcadv.org/

QUESTIONS

  • If someone puts an order of protection or a restraining order against me, it is good for 1 year from service. But how long after does it stay on my personal file.
  • I am a homemaker and I found out my husband of 9 years cheated on me. When confronted he left and has not been back, . We do not own our house but he has abandoned me and everything else leaving me with no vehicle, no money, and also cleaned out our bank account. What are my legal rights and where can I get help when I have no money for one?
  • we put down $10,000 on a used car and signed contract but have not taken possesion and want out of contract in phoenix arizona
  • Can a parent force an 18 year-old to leave their home?
  • If your name has legally been removed from the childs birth do you still have to pay child support
  • Our original divorce decree did not stipulate payment for secondary education. Can this be modified now that the children are 18 and in college. Child Support payments are still being made.
  • If I live in the same state but different county from my kids and their mom can I file for paternity and to set child support and parenting time in my county?
  • I pay spousal maitenance monthly to Support Payment Clearing House directy, in the form of a check. The divorce decree that is on record has a date listed as the final date or last payment to be payed through January 31, 2019. Do I need to fill any additional closure documents or just send the last payment when due? It is not withheld from my paycheck. I write the check. Not sure if I need to file anything or if they get it per the decree.
  • I have two grandsons, 3yrs. old and 6yrs old. I am the maternal grandmother with the 6yr. old in my care and pending an adoption. The paternal grandmother was charged with domestic violence and has the 3 yr. old in her care awaiting adoption. Will she still be allowed to adopt whether the charge has been dropped or not?
  • How do me and my Husband go about getting Legal Guardianship over our Stepgrandaughter? Here Biological have Legal Guardianship over her since last year. But they have moved out of state and chose to leave the 15 year old here in Arizona with her Mother. The 15 year old and her Mother had a blow up at the end of Dec. 2014. So we were called and asked if we could take her and that her Mother wanted nothing more to do with her. So we've had here since Dec. 29th 2014. The Mother had me write up a letter stating that she was giving me and my husband power of attorney over the 15 year old.

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • 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. . .

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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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