LEGAL RESOURCES
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There are many legal resources in Arizona offering advice, information, assistance and advocacy to individuals 60 years of age and older and individuals with disabilities. Legal issues may include (but are not limited to) Consumer protection, Denial of public benefits, Grandparent rights, Housing, Life Care planning, Victim rights and more. Use the quicklinks below to navigate this page:

STATEWIDE

APACHE

COCHISE

COCONINO

GILA

GRAHAM

GREENLEE

LA PAZ

MARICOPA

MOHAVE

NAVAJO

PIMA

PINAL

SANTA CRUZ

YAVAPAI

YUMA

REFERENCE

NATIONAL

STATEWIDE RESOURCES 


 

 

 

  • Legal Services Assistance
    The DES Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) is committed to making services available to older individuals in need through no-fee services and telephonic legal assistance. Services are provided through local Area Agencies on Aging Statewide.
      
  • Arizona Advance Directive RegistryExternal Link
    The Registry is a database for the storage of advance directives (Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, and Mental Health Power of Attorney). The Arizona Secretary of State oversees Registry filings, its security, and operations.
      
  • Arizona Attorney General’s OfficeExternal Link
    Check out the HOT TOPICS section of the AG's home page to read up on IMPORTANT issues such as Consumer Scams, Identity Theft, internet Safety, Life Care Planning, and so much more!
      
  • Arizona Center for Disability LawExternal Link
    The Arizona Center for Disability Law is a not for profit public interest law firm, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.
      
  • Arizona Department of Corrections Office of Victims ServicesExternal Link (OVS)
    Ensuring that all crime victims are treated with dignity and respect throughout an inmate's incarceration and community supervision/parole periods, OVS provides comprehensive victim services and has implemented victim-focused Restorative Justice programs, which hold offenders accountable for their conduct.
      
  • Modest Means ProjectExternal Link Icon
    The Project provides low-cost legal assistance to individuals who do not qualify for free legal services, but cannot afford the expertise of attorneys at the standard rate.
      
  • Mortgage Foreclosure HotlineExternal Link
    The Arizona Department of Housing has partnered with several agencies throughout the state to help individuals and families facing foreclosure. Community Information & Referral hosts Arizona's Mortgage Foreclosure Hotline to help people through the foreclosure process and possibly keep their homes.
      
  • State Bar of ArizonaExternal Link
    The State Bar of Arizona certifies attorneys as specialists in eight areas of law: Bankruptcy, Criminal, Estate & Trust, Family, Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation, Real Estate, Tax, and Workers' Compensation.

Top of Page APACHE COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Northernern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on AgingExternal Link
    This service is provided to non-Navajo Nation Resident Seniors, age 60 and older, who cannot otherwise obtain legal counsel. Low income and socially needy seniors are given first priority. Legal Assistance can be provided in areas of civil and administrative law, such as benefits from Federal and State governments, for example Social Security, SSI, and ALTCS; Wills and Probate; Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Property; Housing; and Landlord-Tenant issues. The program can provide community presentations on civil and administrative law issues. The legal program does not provide any assistance with criminal law.
      
  • White Mountains Legal Aid
    • Lakeside / Non-Reservation Residents - Call (800) 658-7958
    • White River / Reservation Residents - Call (928) 338-4845
     

Top of Page COCHISE COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Southern Arizona Legal AidExternal Link (SALA)
    SALA's mission is "To provide quality legal services to people who would not otherwise have equal access to justice in ways which affirm their individual and collective dignity, integrity and power."

Top of Page COCONINO COUNTY


  • Northernern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on AgingExternal Link
    This service is provided to non-Navajo Nation Resident Seniors, who cannot otherwise obtain legal counsel. Low income and socially needy seniors are given first priority. Legal Assistance can be provided in areas of civil and administrative law, such as benefits from Federal and State governments, for example Social Security, SSI, and ALTCS; Wills and Probate; Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Property; Housing; and Landlord-Tenant issues. The program can provide community presentations on civil and administrative law issues. The legal program does not provide any assistance with criminal law.
      
  • Coconino Bar AssociationExternal Link
    We have a “Find a Lawyer” feature where you can search for an attorney by practice area or name. We also provide information about public events and links to legal information.
      
  • DNA People's Legal ServicesExternal Link
    Since 1967, DNA has provided free legal aid helping thousands of low income people to achieve long-lasting economic stability by providing access to tribal, state and federal justice systems.

Top of Page GILA COUNTY


  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior CitizensExternal Link
    Providing legal assistance to Pinal, Gila, Mohave, La Paz and Yuma county residents. The service includes consultation, assistance and advocacy on simple wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Consumer disputes, Small claims instructions, Landlord / tenant disputes, Beneficiary Deeds, Affidavits of Entitlements, Legal information and referrals, Income-only Trusts and Legal advocacy. Staff also visits senior centers on designated dates.
      

Top of Page GRAHAM COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Southern Arizona Legal AidExternal Link (SALA)
    SALA's mission is "To provide quality legal services to people who would not otherwise have equal access to justice in ways which affirm their individual and collective dignity, integrity and power."

Top of Page GREENLEE COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Southern Arizona Legal AidExternal Link (SALA)
    SALA's mission is "To provide quality legal services to people who would not otherwise have equal access to justice in ways which affirm their individual and collective dignity, integrity and power."

Top of Page LA PAZ COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Community Legal Services, Inc.External Link (CLS)
    CLS is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm promoting "equal access to justice for all". They provide high-quality legal advice, assistance, or direct representation by an attorney or paralegal in certain civil matters. These services are provided to low-income individuals and families residing in the CLS service areas.
      
  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior CitizensExternal Link
    Providing legal assistance to Pinal, Gila, Mohave, La Paz and Yuma county residents. The service includes consultation, assistance and advocacy on simple wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Consumer disputes, Small claims instructions, Landlord / tenant disputes, Beneficiary Deeds, Affidavits of Entitlements, Legal information and referrals, Income-only Trusts and Legal advocacy. Staff also visits senior centers on designated dates.
Top of Page MARICOPA COUNTY
  • Area Agency on Aging Region One, Inc.External Link
    This service helps older adults with issues concerning government benefits, housing, wills, probate, guardianships, and other legal matters.
      
  • Arizona State University School of LawExternal Link
    The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU provides eight clinical programs to assist the public while educating their students, in areas ranging from civil matters to immigration to mediation.
      
  • City of Phoenix Family Advocacy CenterExternal Link
    Provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, and their families, in a safe, comforting and supportive environment.
      
  • Community Legal Services, Inc.External Link (CLS)
    CLS is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm promoting "equal access to justice for all". They provide high-quality legal advice, assistance, or direct representation by an attorney or paralegal in certain civil matters. These services are provided to low-income individuals and families residing in the CLS service areas.
      
  • Maricopa Bar FoundationExternal Link
    Legal problems can be upsetting when you don't know where to turn for answers. Their Lawyer Referral Service can help!
  • Maricopa County Attorney's OfficeExternal Link
    Responsible for the prosecution of more than 40,000 criminal cases each year, whose highest priority is holding criminals accountable for the crimes they commit against people and the community.
      
  • Maricopa County Self Service CenterExternal Link
    The Self-Service Center is a program provided by the Maricopa County Superior Court to help individuals help themselves in court.
      
  • Phoenix Police DepartmentExternal Link
    The Phoenix Police Department is comprised of more than 3,800 officers and support personnel who protect a population of more than 1.55 million and patrol almost 516 square miles of nation's fifth largest city.
      
  • Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, Alternative Dispute ResolutionExternal Link (ADR)
    ADR is a term for a full range of dispute resolution methods, both private and court-connected, designed to help parties resolve their conflicts. In the courts of Maricopa County, ADR supports a wide range of alternative programs to assist parties in settling pending court disputes without resorting to trial. Court-connected ADR programs are offered in many Superior Court Divisions, such as the Civil, Family and Probate Divisions. ADR also serves the Justice Courts.
Top of Page MOHAVE COUNTY

  • Community Legal Services, Inc.External Link (CLS)
    CLS is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm promoting "equal access to justice for all". They provide high-quality legal advice, assistance, or direct representation by an attorney or paralegal in certain civil matters. These services are provided to low-income individuals and families residing in the CLS service areas.
      
  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior CitizensExternal Link
    Providing legal assistance to Pinal, Gila, Mohave, La Paz and Yuma county residents. The service includes consultation, assistance and advocacy on simple wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Consumer disputes, Small claims instructions, Landlord / tenant disputes, Beneficiary Deeds, Affidavits of Entitlements, Legal information and referrals, Income-only Trusts and Legal advocacy. Staff also visits senior centers on designated dates.
Top of Page NAVAJO COUNTY

  • Northernern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on AgingExternal Link
    This service is provided to non-Navajo Nation Resident Seniors, age 60 and older, who cannot otherwise obtain legal counsel. Low income and socially needy seniors are given first priority. Legal Assistance can be provided in areas of civil and administrative law, such as benefits from Federal and State governments, for example Social Security, SSI, and ALTCS; Wills and Probate; Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Property; Housing; and Landlord-Tenant issues. The program can provide community presentations on civil and administrative law issues. The legal program does not provide any assistance with criminal law.
      
  • White Mountains Legal Aid
    • Lakeside / Non-Reservation Residents - Call (800) 658-7958
     
    • White River / Reservation Residents - Call (928) 338-4845

Top of Page PIMA COUNTY  


 

 

 

Top of Page PINAL COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior CitizensExternal Link
    Providing legal assistance to Pinal, Gila, Mohave, La Paz and Yuma county residents. The service includes consultation, assistance and advocacy on simple wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Consumer disputes, Small claims instructions, Landlord / tenant disputes, Beneficiary Deeds, Affidavits of Entitlements, Legal information and referrals, Income-only Trusts and Legal advocacy. Staff also visits senior centers on designated dates.

Top of Page SANTA CRUZ COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Southern Arizona Legal AidExternal Link (SALA)
    SALA's mission is "To provide quality legal services to people who would not otherwise have equal access to justice in ways which affirm their individual and collective dignity, integrity and power."

Top of Page YAVAPAI COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Northernern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on AgingExternal Link
    This service is provided to non-Navajo Nation Resident Seniors, age 60 and older, who cannot otherwise obtain legal counsel. Low income and socially needy seniors are given first priority. Legal Assistance can be provided in areas of civil and administrative law, such as benefits from Federal and State governments, for example Social Security, SSI, and ALTCS; Wills and Probate; Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Property; Housing; and Landlord-Tenant issues. The program can provide community presentations on civil and administrative law issues. The legal program does not provide any assistance with criminal law.
      
  • Yavapai County Bar AssociationExternal Link
    Our public programs help you find qualified lawyers, resolve disputes and gain knowledge about your legal rights and responsibilities.
      
  • Community Legal Services, Inc.External Link (CLS)
    CLS is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm promoting "equal access to justice for all". They provide high-quality legal advice, assistance, or direct representation by an attorney or paralegal in certain civil matters. These services are provided to low-income individuals and families residing in the CLS service areas.
      
  • Old Town Mission
    Legal professionals offer free consultation concerning a variety of legal matters. Check the Web site for dates and times in Sedonand Cottonwood.

Top of Page YUMA COUNTY  


 

 

 

  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior CitizensExternal Link
    Providing legal assistance to Pinal, Gila, Mohave, La Paz and Yuma county residents. The service includes consultation, assistance and advocacy on simple wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Consumer disputes, Small claims instructions, Landlord / tenant disputes, Beneficiary Deeds, Affidavits of Entitlements, Legal information and referrals, Income-only Trusts and Legal advocacy. Staff also visits senior centers on designated dates.
      
  • Community Legal Services, Inc.External Link (CLS)
    CLS is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm promoting "equal access to justice for all". They provide high-quality legal advice, assistance, or direct representation by an attorney or paralegal in certain civil matters. These services are provided to low-income individuals and families residing in the CLS service areas.

Top of Page REFERENCE  


 

 

 

  • Arizona Revised StatutesExternal Link
    The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated with the 49th Legislature, 2nd Session information.
      
  • Legal Guide for SeniorsExternal Link
    A program of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education with support from the Arizona Supreme Court and State Bar of Arizona.
      
  • Senior Law Home PageExternal Link
    This is a web site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, can access information about elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

Top of Page NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS  


 

 

 

  • National Association of Elder Law AttorneysExternal Link (NAELA)
    The NAELA membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors who deal with legal issues affecting the elderly and disabled. Members also include judges, professors of law, and students.
      
  • National Center on Elder AbuseExternal Link (NCEA)
    NCEA is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
      
  • National Center for Victims of CrimeExternal Link
    The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.

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