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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Education Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on

Q: I'm a senior in college and I've been using FAFSA ever since freshman year. Will that hinder my citizenship application?

I've never failed any classes. I'm actually an honor roll student and have been awarded scholarships.

Kevin L Dixler answered on Aug 13, 2019

If you have falsely claimed to be a U. S. citizen on the FAFSA, among other issues, you can be placed in removal proceedings for deportation.

I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any complications. Good...
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Q: If a party is working for a state agency can they still get state assistance

Peter N. Munsing answered on May 23, 2019

Usually most state jobs would pay enough to make them ineligible but if working part time they might be eligible for certain programs like food stamps etc depending on family circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Admiralty / Maritime, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on

Q: Does Az.District Court Judge have a deadline to approve a fee waiver? We cannot "Serve" defendant until it is approved.

Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 5, 2019

An attorney would likely want to see additional details here, possibly including pleadings, orders, agreements, and other related paperwork.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Education Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on

Q: Is the school district part of the local Government?

Lori E. Arons answered on Jan 29, 2018

The school district is considered a part of the local government. Public schools are funded by local taxes and are run by elected officials.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Public Benefits for Arizona on

Q: I was working(movie theater) on Christmas where we can't accept tips, but got an envelope "Merry Christmas" with money

I accepted thinking it was just a Christmas card, and opened at the end of my shift, had $40 inside, and am being asked to return it upon receiving a tip, do I have to return it?

Joel Friedman answered on Dec 27, 2017

Your question is outside my practice area (work injuries) and I don't know any other lawyers who might be able to help. My first impression is that the fact you didn't know what was in the envelope until you opened it probably does not create an exception to the no tips rule, so if you know where... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Communications Law, Education Law, Family Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on

Q: My dog was dognapped three years ago and she is missing again the people that took her put up new flyers. Can I sue?

I have her daughter her for DNA testing I have the old flyers pictures and Facebook posts. When she first went missing we kept putting flyers up and someone kept taking them down. Now her face is on all of these flyers three years later and she still looks exactly the same. Is that legally still... Read more »

Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 19, 2015

If your dog was stolen, the passage of time doesn't change the fact it's your dog. There are deadlines for filing lawsuits, but sometimes exceptions apply.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information....
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Q: a person is receiving michigan no fault 24hr care & services. gets married can that insurance stop services

that person has been receiving these benifits for over ten yrs. if they get married can those benifits be taken away. these benifits are awared from the state of michigan

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 22, 2015

Have you read the contract, the policy? You might start there. I find it hard to imagine that getting married can stop the insurance coverage.

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Q: I have a brother recieving SSI that lives in the same home I do? Will I be able to work without his ssi being taken?

The younger brother lives in the same home I do. He's recieving ssi for a disability and has never worked. I'm planning to move in the next 9 months and need to work ASAP so that I can get all the money saved up. My concern is that if I start working while living in the same home the government... Read more »

Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 17, 2015

There aren't a lot of lawyers on this site answering Arizona social security/disability questions. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool to look for lawyers.

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