Volunteer Lawyers Program - Pima County Profile

The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) for Pima County offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment law, wills, housing, and immigration. Contact VLP through the toll free number for more information about eligibility.

Address
2343 E Broadway Blvd, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520.623.9461
Toll Free: 800.640.9465
Fax: 520.620.0443
Website: http://www.vlparizona.org/

QUESTIONS

  • Can I stop the eviction if it will leave me without a home?
  • I want to change my 3 year old daughter's name, but she does not have a father listed on her birth certificate. How do I go about this since there is not a father on her birth certificate?
  • I rent a condo from the owner. The landlord has sent 4 serviceman to fix my 23 year old ac unit that has been non stop leaking on 7/4( now 7/28). Each saying the ac simply needs to be replaced. I have numerous bowls out bc it leaks in different areas. The hallway is a hazard and unsightly . He has come to terms it needs replaced. What time frame am I entitled to have the replacement done timely ? Also is it my responsibility to meet the repairman if the landlord cannot accommodate my work schedule?
  • can a grandparent with temorary sole and legal custody give the child to a foster home when there is a birth parent able and wanting to care for them? would the courts allow this? (the parent is in another state.)
  • My home was forclosed on 2yrs ago after my real estate agent tried for 2 long years to short sale it.  Mortgager #1 denied all offers for the first 1.5yrs, while 2nd mortgager was agreeable.  Final offer was finally accepted by Mortgager #1 but 2nd mortgager completely blocked the sale by rejecting offer.  Now 2nd mortgager still sends me mortgage bills and calls me daily to try to collect this debt!  They also report my payment as LATE EVERY MONTH! Is there any way to get them to leave me be?  Do they have the legal right to harass me even though they are the reason I went through this foreclosure?
  • If a police officer is not on duty the day of a trial, will he come to court and testify? Is he required to show up even though it is his day off?
  • How long after being convicted of a felony do I have to wait until I can file a petition to get my felony set aside?
  • I applied for food stamps and cash assistance on 11/16/15 and was approved for foodstamps and have already received them. However, the cash assistance is still pending. I understand it can take up to 45 days for them to make a decision but my question is if it is approved will the backdate the cash assistance to the date of application or will it become effective the 1st of the month after approval?
  • I am trying to get a contact number for the clearinghouse. I am retired military my ex wife qualifies for 42.5% of my military pay. When we the divorce was final my lawyers had the spousal maintenance taken out of my military pay instead of my civilian pay that was corrected this month now they are taking money out of my civilian pay but no one sent anything to DFAS so they are still paying her 1000 dollars a month and they are also taking 1000 from my civilian pay the court order says tha I will pay 1000 dollars a month spousal maintenance and she gets 42.5 percent of my retirement not 2000
  • if I pay for a friend to bring in food and she charges a small fee for preparation -is she considered an employee and do I need to pay taxes?

STORIES

  • 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!. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .

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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
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