Services

Services: How We Can Help

Do You Have a Civil or Legal Problem?

Closure Notice: Due to storm damage, SALA’s White Mountain Legal Aid office in Lakeside will be closed for repairs. To apply for services, please call (928) 537-8383. La ayuda Legal de White Mountain es cerrado temporalmente. Si necesita asistencia, por favor llame (928) 537-8383.

We provide civil legal aid. We do not provide help with criminal legal issues. Examples of civil legal issues include: eviction, foreclosure, public benefits denial, guardianship of children in your care, Orders of Protection (restraining order) for victims of domestic violence, divorce and child support issues.

SALA Areas of Law

  • Family Law

    Our goal is to help families stay safe and stable, especially in cases involving domestic violence or where children are at risk. SALA provides assistance in cases involving divorce, parenting time, guardianship, child support and paternity.

  • Consumer Protection

    Assist with consumer bankruptcy and provide assistance in cases involving deceptive and predatory lending practices, debt collection, vehicle repossessions, fraud, and wage garnishments.

  • Eviction Prevention/Unsafe Housing/Home Loss

    Assist tenants with evictions from subsidized or private housing, substandard housing conditions, lockouts, and utility shut offs. SALA also helps homeowners in cases involving loss of home due to foreclosure and mobile home repossession.

  • Public Benefits

    SALA protects your access to public benefits, including SNAP (Food Stamps), AHCCCS Medical Assistance, TANF Cash Assistance, Unemployment and Social Security Disability benefits.

  • Immigration

    Helping clients achieve more stable immigration status in cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault or other crimes.

  • Native American Practice

    SALA provides civil legal assistance in eleven Native American communities including Gila River, Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Ak-Chin, Ft. McDowell Mohave-Apache, Pascua Yaqui, San Carlos Apache, Tohono O’odham, Cocopah, Ft. Yuma, Ft. Apache, and Camp Verde Yavapai-Apache.

    SALA assists tribal members and residents in each of the categories listed here, as well as with Indian wills, probates, guardianships and conservatorships. Most of our practice occurs on or around the reservation, and our criminal practice is exclusively limited to tribal court.

Who is eligible

If you are eligible, these are the types of services you might receive: legal counseling and advice; limited assistance such as help completing legal documents; self-help classes and clinics; referrals to pro bono attorneys; representation in court.

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SALA provides services to people with limited financial means. Contact us for an intake to see if you qualify: click on the button below to apply on-line, or see our Contact [link] page for office phone numbers and addresses to apply by phone or in person.

Access to Justice for All:

SALA works to make our services accessible to everyone. In addition to making our services available to people with disabilities, we also provide translators for all languages.

ADA Accessibility:   

Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, SALA prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities or employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability. SALA will make a reasonable accommodation to allow a person with a disability to take part in a program, service, or activity. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. For example, this means that if necessary, SALA will provide sign language interpreters for people who are deaf, a wheelchair accessible location, or enlarged print materials. It also means SALA will take any other reasonable action that allows you to take part in and understand a program or activity, including making reasonable changes to an activity.

If you believe that you will not be able to receive services because of your disability, please let us know of your disability needs in advance if at all possible. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy please contact SALA’s Executive Assistant at 1-800-640-9465, Extension 4106.

Para obtener este documneto en otro format u obtener informacion adicional sobre esta politica Executive Assistant at 1-800-640-9465, extension 4106.