Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. - Lakeside - Apache, Gila, and Navajo Counties Profile

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) is an organization dedicated to providing high quality advocacy services to low-income clients in Apache, Gila, and Navajo Counties.

Address
5658 Highway 260, Suite 15
Lakeside, AZ 85929
Phone: (928) 537-8383
Toll Free: (800) 658-7958
Website: http://www.sazlegalaid.org

QUESTIONS

  • my kids father file for coustody in 2008 and has had my kids since then, the case was dismissed because he did not continue the propper filling f paperwork. i have been in and out of prision in the passed years but i have no contact with my kids or there father since 2008. i would like to know what legal process i would have to go through to see my kids and possibly have coustody? also is coustody even possible for me to obtain being that he has had them for the past 3years? and being that i have a criminal record?
  • MCan my sons father, who live in Colorado, take our son away from me? What are his legal rights to our son? We are not and never were married and he is on the birth certificate.
  • We have been complaining about roach problem for 6 months. We had pest control come and sprayed again and again to no avail. We pay rent but living in roach infested apartment with our kids is becoming nuisance since they are everywhere. What can we do? They are sending another pest control person in few days. Help
  • I received a loan check from a company I previously had a loan with at one time. The check had only my name and I was the only one to sign it. Now, due to being laid off, a judgement has been entered and they will begin garnishing my wages. However, they also included my now ex-husband in the judgement and are going to garnish his wages. How can they do this if the loan was in my name only?
  • I was told by the rental company that Arizona passed a new law that if a person has a protective order they can get out of their lease. Is this true?
  • My husband and I are getting divorced and have 4 children under the age of 12. We have not been able to reach an agreement on custody and temporary orders  included that joint physical custody be granted. In addition, there are "parentling evaluations" scheduled . What is a "Parenting evaluation" and what kinds of questions should I expect? Will there be an opportunity for me to provide the evaluator with inforation? Thank you!
  • My son father has custody. he is always late for my visitation, bad mouths me in front of my son. My son keeps telling me he is scared of his dad and he hits and yells at him and he doesn't want to go back. I'm scared for his safety. I want to file an emergency order to keep him here in AZ instead of CA. What do I do?
  • I have had my grandson since March 28,2007 right when my daughter got out of the hospital from having him. I have papers wrote up by her signed by her and myself saying he lives with me it is notarized as well. He is on my insurance i do all his school paperwork. She picked him up for a visit he didn't want to go but she told him if he don't she will have the cop's put me in jail!!! Now she is refusing to give him back to me!!! Is there anything i can do to bring him home right now!!!!
  • My wife's son was denied naturalization because of 3 misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions. During the wait time for the naturalization decision, his green card expired. Is the denial for charachter going to prevent him from recieving his green card.
  • Im 16 and pregnant.I want to be emancipated,but I feel I may need public assistance such as food stamps and cash assistance because I'm currently unemployed.I also need help finding a place because I'm getting kicked out.Can a pregnant teen become emancipated and get on food stamps and cash assistance/?And is there anyone who can legally help an emancipated pregnant teen find a place of their own?

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • 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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