Check Your Jurisdiction

Arrested? You should double check the jurisdiction where you were arrested. They may have a Veterans Court and the police or judge failed to tell you. It happens! If you have a DD214, retired or are on active duty, in the guard or reserve, you are eligible for veterans court if the jurisdiction has one.

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More Legal Resources for Veterans

Provided by the Phoenix VA Medical Center, 650 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Assistance with Restoration of Rights and Set Asides from Criminal Convictions

Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office:

To find out the schedule for the next restoration of rights workshop

Call: (602) 506-3945

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Family Law Assistance

Family Lawyers Assistance Project:

Maricopa County Superior Court

201 W. Jefferson, 6th Floor

FLAP Check-in Window

Call: (602) 506-7948

  • Mon-Thurs 9:00-12:00 and 13:30-16:00
  • Call or walk in to schedule an intake appointment to meet for a 30 minute consultation
  • Free for those who are eligible, based on income; $35 fee may apply
  • Attorneys are for hire based on the consultation, further fees to be discussed with the attorney

Family Court Navigator

Navigators provide information about the family court process, leave a message with the case #

Call: (602) 506-0219

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Hotline

Legal advocacy services on “any court matter” including information on safety planning & restraining orders and information regarding court processes and procedures

Call: (800) 782-6400 or  (602) 279-2900

Regional Homeless Court

The Maricopa County Regional Homeless Court was established to resolve outstanding misdemeanor warrants for homeless individuals demonstrating a significant commitment to ending their homeless lifestyle.  By design, defendants can only be referred to the Homeless Court by one of the participating programs after they have completed a rigorous transitional program. Defendants must also have a qualifying misdemeanor offense and no history of violence.

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Arizona State University Legal Clinic

Arizona State University Civil Justice Clinic

Wrongful foreclosures &  unemployment insurance benefits.

Call: (480) 965-6968

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The ASU Alumni Law Group: Affordable Legal Services for Veterans

The firm’s practice areas cover general civil matters, including consumer law issues, housing and deficiency actions, landlord-tenant disputes, employment and small business matters. The firm also provides family law and criminal defense services. In addition to the range of practice areas available, the ASU Alumni Law Group can assist with questions about up-grading your discharge characterization, medical and physical evaluation boards, and disability claims and benefits with the VA.

The ASU Alumni Law Group provides affordable legal services by charging below-market rates.  Rates range from $75.00 to $150.00 per hour, depending on the complexity of the matter and clients’ ability to pay.

Call: 602-251-3620

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Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services, Inc. (‘CLS’) is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm incorporated in 1952. To promote ‘equal access to justice for all’, CLS provides high-quality legal advice, assistance and advocacy to low-income Arizonans in certain civil legal matters throughout our services areas.

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Stateside Legal Help

This website is for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. Our goal is to help you access benefits, find free legal help, and better understand your legal issues. We have also added our own interactive forms, videos, and legal analysis. We try to deliver answers to your questions using plain English.

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Law for Veterans

The Arizona Supreme Court announced this website, a one-stop clearinghouse for access to legal and other important veteran benefit information. Through this site, legal information, articles, resources and forms can be accessed, providing our nation’s veterans critical help they may need.

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DISCLAIMER:  This information to the best of our knowledge is not exhaustive. VA assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the organizations whose names appear on this list.  This referral does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by VA.

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