Places that Help: Arizona
Statewide Legal Assistance
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services: Arizona Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project
4201 North 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85016-6288
Provides free legal assistance through the Arizona Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project. Services are for victims and their families, and can be accessed by people who are in shelters and people who are not. Legal advice through individual consultations and group clinics, and direct representation in complicated cases. Can refer cases to pro bono private attorneys. Lay advocates for safety planning, obtaining orders of protection, self-advocacy, and court accompaniment and transportation.
Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project
602-264-HELP (Senior Help Line)
Free service; legal firm for low-income seniors age 60 and older in Maricopa county. Does not do criminal or family law, but can provide referrals to the proper channels.
State Bar of Arizona Southern Regional Office/Tucson
270 N Church Ave., Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85701-1113
"Find a Lawyer" feature on website lists lawyers by name, area of practice, or office location. Lists all attorneys who are members of the State Bar of Arizona. "Activity" information records whether or not the lawyer has been disciplined. State Bar of Arizona not permitted to provide legal advice or referrals to lawyers.
William E. Morris Institute for Justice
202 East McDowell Road, Suite 257
Phoenix, AZ 85004-4536
Works with low-income Arizonans. Primarily focused on access to courts; domestic violence; health care; housing; public benefits; unemployment insurance; discrimination against immigrants, people with disabilities.
Provides legal service organizations, pro bono attorneys, poverty law, practitioners and community advocates representing low income populations in Arizona. The Morris Institute for Justice has a staff attorney to litigate for low-income clients in areas that are not eligible for legal aid services from organizations under the Legal Services Corporation umbrella. These practice areas include: welfare time limits, sanctions, and other areas of poverty law.
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