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Advance Directives Events for Seniors [in HUD Housing Communities]
2015 Dates & Locations

Pro bono attorneys, paralegals, and law students provide legal services for senior citizens to create advance directive documents.

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Events made possible in part by: The Law Office of Imani Boykin, PA; Vickie Joiner Bowers, PA; Mike Jorgensen and Senior Counsel Law; Robert M. Morgan and Associates; The General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar.

 


Ask-A-Lawyer - 2015 Dates & Locations

No appointment is needed and Ask-A-Lawyer is free of charge.

March 21, 2015 [Saturday] - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - SOS Academy (6974 Wilson Boulevard, 32210)

June 20, 2015 [Saturday] - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - H.A.N.D. Event @ NJCDC Offices (3416 Moncrief Road, 2nd Floor, 32209)

September 19, 2015 [Saturday] - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - FSCJ Downtown (Rooms T140 & T141) (401 W. State Street, 32202)

December 5, 2015 [Saturday] - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Johnson Family YMCA (5700 Cleveland Road, 32209)

Licensed attorney volunteers will be available to answer questions in the following areas: contracts, family law, foreclosure, real estate, employment, probate, worker's compensation, social security disability, personal injury, criminal law (including seal/expunge, restoration of civil rights, and driver's license reinstatement), bankruptcy, immigration, wills and advance directives, and landlord/tenant.

Click here for a printable flyer with dates, locations, and information.

 


Restoration of Civil Rights & Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records

(in partnership with Three Rivers Legal Services & D.W. Perkins Bar Association)

In Florida, if you are convicted of a felony, you lose your right to vote, serve on jury, hold public office, and possess a firearm. Three Rivers Legal Services and the D.W. Perkins Bar Association presents a workshop on "Restoration of Civil Rights" to learn about regaining your civil rights.

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Learn about how to remove criminal charges from your record during the "Sealing & Expungement" workshop.

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Location: Wells Fargo Historic Springfield Community Learning Center (1601 N. Main Street, Jacksonville)

Click here for a printable flyer.


Free Monthly Clinics

Duval County:

Type

Days of Month & Time

Location & Additional Info.

New Start Clinic

Information for ex-offenders about workers' rights and sealing/expunging criminal records

Every Thursday @ 3:00 PM

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 
Information: 356-8371

Small Claims Clinic

Understand your rights, and the legal process, as a defendant in a small claims suit.

Every Thursday @ 12:30 PM

Duval County Courthouse 
Jury Assembly Room
501 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Information: 356-8371

Bankruptcy

Learn if bankruptcy is right for you

1st Thursday of Every Month (except July)

5:00 PM

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Information: 356-8371

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic
Legal guidance for individuals representing themselves in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

2nd Wednesday of Every Month

11:30 AM - Click here for info

Bryan Simpson U.S. Courthouse
300 N. Hogan Street
Rooms 4303 & 4403
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Foreclosure & Homeownership
Learn tips to avoid foreclosure, about foreclosure mediation, foreclosure scams, predatory lending & other homeownership issues.

2nd Wednesday of Every Month

5:00 PM

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Information: 356-8371

Estate Planning [Evening Intake]
Probate issues, will creation, advance directives assistance

2nd Tuesday of Every Month

By appointment: 356-8371

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL  32202
Information: 356-8371
Child Support Modifications & 
Custody/Timesharing/Paternity

Information is presented on both topics - Child Support and Custody: 1) Learn how to file for modification because of job loss or other change in circumstances and 2) Learn about FL custody/timesharing and determination of paternity. Receive forms and general instructions for filing new cases and modifying existing orders

2nd Thursday of Every Month

5:30 PM

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL  32202
Information: 356-8371

Consumer Rights
Learn your consumer rights

3rd Wednesday of Every Month

5:00 PM

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Information: 356-8371

Dissolution of Marriage
Learn about Florida Dissolution of Marriage law, including issues involving children and property; receive forms with general instructions for completion and filing

4th Thursday of Every Month (except November and December)

4:30 - 5:30 PM - DOM without children

6:00 - 7:00 PM - DOM with children

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202 
Information: 356-8371

First Time Homebuyers
Learn about the home buying process

Dates subject to change – Call to Confirm

SIGN UP REQUIRED:  Call Karen at (904) 356-8371, ext. 381

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Seal/Expunge Criminal Arrest Records
Learn whether you qualify for sealing or expunging your criminal arrest records and how to proceed.

By appointment

Three Rivers Legal Services
Jacksonville Office
Information: 866-256-8091


NASSAU COUNTY:

CONSUMER LAW CLINIC By appointment; call Karen Weaver at (904) 356-8371 ext. 381 to register. Held at Nassau County Courthouse, Yulee FL.

FAMILY LAW GROUP INFORMATION CLINIC (TOPICS COVERED: CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION, DIVORCE, CUSTODY/PATERNITY/TIMESHARING) Offered 2nd Monday of each month at 5:30pm (Except November) Nassau County Courthouse Annex, Jury Selection Room (1st Floor), 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee FL. No appointment needed.

CLAY COUNTY:

FAMILY LAW GROUP INFORMATION CLINIC (TOPICS COVERED: CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION, DIVORCE, CUSTODY/PATERNITY/TIMESHARING) Offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm (Except November and December) Clay County Public Library, 2054 Plainfield Avenue, Orange Park, FL, 32073.  No appointment needed.

Individuals with a disability:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you can request a reasonable accommodation / auxiliary aid to participate in this event, at no charge to you, by contacting the JALA ADA Coordinator at 904-353-1320 V/ TTY or 904-245-1121 Video Phone with a minimum of 5 business days notice prior to the event. The ADA coordinator has no information as to this event; please do not call the JALA ADA Coordinator for event specific information.


2014 JALA Free Clinic Schedule

Click the link above to download/print a flyer about free legal clinics offered by Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.

 
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