Jon Johnson Photo/Gila Herald: The Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. is now available in Graham and Greenlee counties.
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA), a private, non-profit law firm providing free civil legal assistance since 1951, will begin serving Graham County residents each month at Graham County Superior Court, 800 Main St., Safford and Greenlee County residents each month at Greenlee County Superior Court, 223 Fifth St., Clifton.
Are you a victim of crime and have a civil legal issue related to your victimization? Are you low-income and unable to afford an attorney?
SALA may be able to help you with free civil legal help if you meet the eligibility guidelines. SALA cannot provide assistance with criminal cases.
“We are so pleased to be able to offer free civil legal assistance to Graham County residents,” Anthony L. Young, executive, director, said. “We received a VOCA (Victims of Crime Act Crime Victims Assistance) Grant which is funding this attorney position. We thank our partners, the Graham County Superior Court, especially Judge Michael Peterson, Brandie Lee and Marah Stock, and Judge Wyatt Palmer and Jeanette Aston, Mt. Graham Safe House Executive Director, for providing space to enable us to meet privately with clients.”
Emergency and Legal Assistance for crime victims:
- Domestic Abuse
- Orders of Protection
- Temporary Orders of Support and Custody
- Rental lease termination when necessary to ensure victims’ physical and psychological health
- Safety planning
- Consumer Debt Problems
- Intervention with creditors and credit monitoring agencies
- Assistance with other civil legal issues may be available
Graham County Dates Greenlee County Dates
April 24 April 25
May 22 May 23
June 26 June 27
July 24 July 25
August 21 August 22
September 25 September 26
October 23 October 24
November 27 November 28
No appointments in December No appointments in December