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Brochure: http://www.azbar.org/workingwithlawyers/topics/howtotalktoyourlawyer

Fees/Family court:  http://www.clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/fees.asp

State Bar of AZ: http://www.azbar.org/

Modest Means Project: http://www.azflse.org/modestmeans/

Volunteer Lawyers Program: http://www.clsaz.org/site/what-we-do/special-programs

Know who does what

Attorney: An Attorney can represent you in your court action; they can provide you with legal advice and often can file your documents electronically. An attorney has satisfied and been admitted to the Bar Association in their particular jurisdiction in order to practice law by providing legal representation.

Paralegal: A Paralegal is supervised by an Attorney at all times.  A paralegal is a person qualified through education, training or work experience to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer. This person may be retained or employed by a lawyer, law office, governmental agency or other entity or may be authorized by administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work.

Document Preparer: A Document Preparer can only complete the documents requested for the customer and CANNOT provide or offer legal advice.  A doc-preper do not represent, do not sign for the customer and do not attend court hearings or meetings.  Doc-prepers can only provide the procedure of the action requested. A Document Preparer should be certified with Supreme Court Board of Legal Document Preparers.