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Tips for a Successful Client-Attorney Relationship

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by: State Bar of Arizona


Arizona Health Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Eligibility Manual

The AHCCCS Eligibility Policy Manual contains information about covered services, programs and preadmission screening (PAS) More »


National Resources for Seniors

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Arizona Resources for Seniors

Helpful phone numbers and hotlines More »


County Tax Assessors

Find information about your County Tax Assessor's Office and what services are available on-line. More »


Life Care Planning Packet (Advanced Directives), Information and Documents from the Arizona Attorney General

Find out about Durable Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will (End of Life Care), Durable Mental Health Care Power of Attorney, Letter to My Agent (Representative) and More! More »

by: Arizona Office of the Attorney General


How to Get a Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate

To request a birth certificate, you must be at least 18 years old and an immediate family member of the person on the birth certificate. The Arizona Office of Vital Records has birth and death records.. 

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by: Arizona Office of Vital Records


Questions

Question: I want to file visitation rights with the Court to visit my grandchildren. Their mother refuses to let me see them.
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Question: i'm a tenant senior asking if my landlord has to provide heating for me in the winter. hope to hear from you soon. thanks
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Question: If I marry, will my spouse be responsible for any of my depts made prior to our marrage?
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Question: my sibling are taking advantage of my mother financial/real estate I am looking for a professional to guide my mother mother
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Question: We made out a will and had it noterized. It is in our safety deposit box. Does a copy of this will have to go to any city, county, state, lawyers, office? If so, which one? Thanks
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Question: I am on Arizona Workers' Compensation my surgeon has released me to a pain management doctor. My back has not improved and I have chronic pain half of the day an the other half I am asleep for the medication. I don't want to live this way I want my back injury fixed, what are my options can I ask for another surgeon.
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Question: how many months do one has to wait to reapply for ALTCS, if you have been denied and you are now in Hospice, awaiting salvation. Also, does the Nursing Home Care Reform Act of 1987 is still effective and can a skilled nursing facility force a relative or family member to take you in if all your Medicaid/Medicare benefit days have been exhausted and the facility corporate office has threaten to issue a 30 day notice to evict? Thanks
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Question: My dad will be coming out here from NJ. i would like to put a modular behind my house to care for him but let him live indepently. our post office is apache jct but we are in maricopa county district. so i don't have a city. where do i turn for information on this
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Question: What help is there to get my Dad in a nursing home with no cost to me?
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Question: I TOOK OUT A REVERSE MORTGAGE BEFORE MY WIFE WAS OLD ENOUGH TO BE ON IT. I CALLED TO HAVE HER ADDED ON AND THEY TOLD ME IT CAN NOT BE DONE. WE WERE TOLD IT COULD BE WHEN WE TOOK IT OUT. WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MY WIFE AFTER I DIE?
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Question: Where does one go in Arizona to find a reputable attorney to assist with Medicare problems, more specifically recent denials? I'm told Elder Care Law, but thus far have found no referral source. Thank you
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Question: I have a case against a contractor in southern Arizona and it has been denied both in the original hearing and the rehearing. I would like to file an appeal through Superior Court. I need help with this procedure and understand I may be eligible for free legal representation.
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Question: I am continually having law suits filed against me by my son who alleges he is owed for services he supposedly provided in another state. How can I put a stop to the harassment?  I no longer have funds to protect myself.
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Question: Ineed to find a lawyer who is willing to take my "Age Discrimination" case. I was working for Arizona Department of Transportation since September of 2006 until I was terminated on April 15, 2011. I was doing a great job and performing well and was only 3 years away from full retirement. I believe I was let go on the basis of age. They want to dperive me of full retirement. P.S. I need a lawyer who is able and willing to fight for my case.
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Question: What is the responsibility of the Landlord of a 55+ park regarding safety from burglary and robbery? We have had a number of these lately and it doesn't appear our Landlord is doing anything about it.
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Question: Where can I learn how to resign as executor of a will probated in Pima County, AZ?
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Question: I need a durable power of attorney. Any suggestions where I can find one on line?
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Question: Is a feeding tube considered aritifical means of staying alive
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Question: My mother, 66, is having problems with the HOA of her condo. Before cancer, I could have figured out what they're saying and what she agreed to -- not now. Is there someone available to ask?
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Question: Where can I see someones will?
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Question: i am looking for a medical power of attorney, that i can print on line.to sign over to my daughters.
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Question: What paperwork do I need to file a claim for non-payment of a debt owed for my business services to a client. The amount is $650 and the dates of service are 12/31/06, 1/02/06, and 2/15/07.
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Question: how may i check status of ssi claim
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Question: WHERE AND HOW DO I FIND FORMS FOR REVOKING A POWER OF ATTORNEY
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Question: My dad is 63 and early retiring. is there a share a cost out there for him. he is a diabetic and needs insurance? please help..
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Question: am i able to apply on line? I have trouble with transportaion but will make arrangements if this is not an option for me. Thank you.
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Question: How long do family members need to wait to be allowed copies of a Will? Do family members get notices?
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Question: Need a lawyer I don't have much money. They say I owe money I know someone has used my name Please tell me what I do to stop this.
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Question: When completing the living will, does this have to be recorded in the county clerks office in order for it to stand? thanks
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Question: Is there a place where we can get a Financial Power of Attorney Form with no charge. Do you know if more than one person can be names as POA? like my daughter and my son both?
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Question: i LIVE IN A SENIOR MOBIL HOME PARK, WE HAVE JUST FOUND OUT IT HAS BEEN SOLD AND THE NEW OWNERS ARE BUILDING AN ASSISTED LIVING HERE. WE NEED TO KNOW OUR RIGHTS, WHAT THEY CAN DO TO US. WE OWN OUR OWN MOBILES AND WENT OUR SPACE. WE ARE A VERY OLD SENIOR PARK AND MOST OF US ARE ON A FIXED INCOME. HELP
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Question: I live in AZ w/ parents in Florida. Mom recently hospitalized, (treatment for previously diagnosed cancer, terminal) & signed papers for 'Hospice' while heavily medicated w/ morphine. Now bills are thru the roof as Medicare is not covering previously covered expenses. Mom is not "in" hospice care, just using 'pain management for medication'. She is still at home. Where can we get counsel as she signed papers without knowing change in coverage?
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Question: How do I get my property tax frozen as a senior?
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Question: My bank refuses to modify the note they are carrying on my home which is in my x husbands name (3 month marriage) where I invested the $40,000 down pymt and have made each and every payment since 10/05. what can I do???
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Question: i will be 65 in july, just retired on ss, was paying child support through my payrole, had ssbenefits for my 3 children in the amount of 204.oo each, child support was 600.00throughpayrole, ex wants me to pay even more from my 856.00 a month, can she get this?
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Question: I am asking in reference to my father who is living alone and has parkinsons and diabetes we need to put him in a home or assisant living. How would we go through that he is a danger to others and needs urgent care.
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Question: being a niece, how do i get a death certificate to take care of my aunts estate
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Question: who would be able to help me with a trip and fall incident which resulted in an emergency room visit, medical bills and aftercare, what are my rights in getting reembursement?
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Question: Where can I find a specific Arizona Court online?
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Question: My late husband suffered from Alzheimer's Disease when he borrowed money and signed documents that deeded his home to another person. That person refuses to return title of the home to my late husband's estate even though the loan was paid off in full. What are my rights?
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Question: What is the law in Arizona regarding revocation of driver's license because of age, health, or mental condition for elderly persons?
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Question: Our living TRUST was updated for the state of California; should it be updated for Arizona since this is now our primary residence?
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Question: Our living will was updated for the state of California; should it be updated for Arizona since this is our primary residence?
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Question: Small Claims Court -- What are the boundaries of cases that can be brought before this court?
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Question: How can I avoid being solicited by telemarketers and marketing mail?
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Question: Where can I get more information about Medicare and my various health care options?
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