Defenders of Children Profile

Defenders of Children provides advocacy and legal services to child victims of documented abuse and to their protective family members when traditional avenues of protection fail to ensure safety.

Address
P.O. Box 10128
Phoenix, AZ 85064
Phone: (602) 710-1903
Fax: (602) 235-9012
Website: http://www.defendersofchildren.org

QUESTIONS

  • I am buying a house and the tenant doesn't want to get out of the house. She doesn't have a contract, they are going month to month. and she told the landlord that she was going to move out whenever she wanted. how long would it take to get her out?
  • I'm a landlord, I was given $500 security deposit. I even allowed them to unload their moving truck 2 days prior to signing the lease. The night we were due to sign the lease they backed out. Do I need to give their deposit back? They used my home as a storage facility and now my home has an overwhelming cigarette smoke due to their belongings!
  • How many months can a landlord write a residential lease for.
  • I am the petitioner of a protective order and the defendant has not been served yet. Our court date is next week. What is gonna happen? Will they dismiss it or continue it.
  • my father pass away in 2008 he was the one who took care of the bill and finaces for the house my mother and father both retired but my father went back to work after 70 and rebuild the house 2006 and 2007 katrena, my stayed home a way after my father died my had stroke after stroke, dementia, she couldn't remember to pay her bill well i have been taken care of her for seven years she pass 2014 aug. now i have been going back and forth with jp morgan comp. chase bank. to due a remodifaction loan, now i have a letter sayingthe loan has been paid i have to get my own insurance the will not insur
  • Where do i go to get signed up for the parenting class?
  • If I sign my rights over will I have to still pay child support?
  • My 17 year old son's girlfriend is pregnant with is child. She just moved to Ohio to stay with her parents. The baby is due in November 2011. Can we file a paternity request before the baby is born? Also if she wants to give the baby up for adoption doesn't my son have to agree and sign?
  • If my ex-wife has relocated out the country and I have no idea were my kids are should I be required to continue to pay child support when my parental rights are being denied?
  • If my wife takes our kids from our home to live in California and won't let me see or speak to the kids do I have to goto California to pursue custody or can I file in az since we have lived here for 10 years

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

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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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