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Question: How do i go about divorcing a native american if we married at the end of Feburary of this year.
Answer: Your question does not provide sufficient information for us to answer. Were you married on the reservation under tribal law? Do you live on the reservation? Were you married under Arizona state law? Which tribe are we talking about? Different tribes have differences in how they handle divorce. You really need to talk to an attorney in person and provide the specifics of your situation. There are three programs in Arizona that you can use to get inexpensive legal advice and guidance. One is the modest means program. You will need to apply for the program and meet the financial qualifications. Once you are qualified, Modest Means will send you a list of attorneys whose practice covers your area of concern. You select a lawyer from the list and will be entitled to a one hour consultation for $75. If you need additional help and if the lawyer agrees to take your case, the most you will be charged is $75 per hour. The telephone number is (866) 637-5341. Both Maricopa and Pima Counties have lawyer referral programs that offer a 30 minute consult with an attorney. Maricopa County's Lawyer Referral Service offers its 30 minute consult with an experienced attorney for $40. The telephone number is (602) 257-4434. Pima County's Lawyer Referral Service offers a 30 minute attorney consult for $35. The telephone number is (520) 623-4625.
How do i go about divorcing a native american if we married at the end of Feburary of this year.
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