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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: My home was robbed i know who did it but the police pushed it away. What can i do

My home was robbed by a friend of mine she was the only one in the home and then within minutes we knew everything was taken and the police were called she also had warrants and other things we did not know about going on through the state. the federal police department wanted to go after her but... Read more »

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

You may have a civil claim against her. Proving it however may be difficult, especially if the police and local law enforcement felt they had insufficient evidence to pursue the matter.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Arizona on
Q: How do I find information/pay off a Restitution lien?

I went to register a car today and i was told i have a restitution lien.

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

Go to or call the courthouse where the restitution lien was issued from.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Arizona on
Q: My coworkers name was printed in the local paper re: her past due sewer bill, along with many others' is this legal?
Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

If she hasn't paid the bill, then it is likely legal. Truth is always a defense to any libel or slander claim. There is also a First Amendment "freedom of speech" issue. You may want to speak with a local attorney to see if there are other facts and circumstances that would make the publication... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Divorce for Arizona on
Q: I want to get a ledger of my wife banks accounts, I have a power of attorney for finance but the banks refuses to give ?
Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

There is likely something wrong or insufficient with the document you are presenting. Is it a springing power of attorney. Has the POA been revoked? I would suggest you speak with an attorney in your area who will be able to assist you.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Roommate Agreement or Sublet Agreement or Lease Agreement?

I have leased a condo at $1300 a month with my name only.

The landlord allows me to have another roommate or two to help out.

I've already paid the 1300 from Jan to June in full.

The gameplan will be 500, 400, 400 for me, roommate 1, and roommate 2.

To protect myself... Read more »

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

The legal concept you are proffering is a sublease. The landlord is renting to you and you are in turn renting a portion to others. If the others do not pay their rent, this does not excuse your obligation to the landlord. A landlord/tenant attorney in your area can help you prepare an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Small Claims and Contracts for Arizona on
Q: My mom was tricked into buying overpriced collectible coins. What laws can I sue under?

They convinced us that bullion would be confiscated and then told us the coins they were selling us were worth $2000 each but they're only worth about $1300. She paid $2020 each. She bought 7. I want to sue but need advice as to which laws were violated.

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

She may have a claim for fraud, fraudulent inducement, material misrepresentation. There are multiple consumer protection laws that may also be applicable. An attorney in your area should be able to help you.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Is it true that if I want a long term rental agreement the space rent goes up 350 dollars a month

I own my home I lived here for 2 years never had to renew my rental agreement got new owners they want us to sign a month to month but got force into signing it anyways even though I wrote them and told them I want a longer lease they said if I do that then the rent goes up is this true in the... Read more »

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

The landlord may adjust rent if the periodic term of your lease is up. You can pay the increased rent or refuse and move. Under the Arizona Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Act (ARS 33-1401 et seq) the landlord would need to terminate the lease and provide appropriate notice. ARS 33-1476. You... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Arizona on
Q: A family member owes me $100,000. A written agreement was made. He has failed to pay. What kind of lawyer do I need?

Debtor lives in Tucson. I am in Cochise County.

Tevis Steven Reich
Tevis Steven Reich answered on Mar 2, 2017

A general civil lawyer in your area would be sufficient. I would suggest an attorney that is a debt collector, business attorney or contracts attorney.

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