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There are up to fifty cases listed here. Cases can be sorted by column headings. If you would like to assist a client but don't see a case with which you can assist, please send an email to Kathy Para, kathy.para@jaxlegalaid.org, indicating your case preferences and areas of interest. Cases listed may have been referred for placement with a pro bono attorney via the Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership (NFMLP), Three Rivers Legal Services (TRLS), or via applications for service at Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA). Remember that we support our pro bono attorneys with: free CLE webinars in most of the substantive areas represented below (see full list of CLE webinars at "Training and Support for Pro Bono Attorneys"); access to our offices for client meetings, if helpful; professional liability coverage; access to Westlaw for research on JALA pro bono case matters, and pairing with an expert resource person for guidance.

Pro Bono Cases Awaiting Placement

Case ID Legal Problem Code Legal Problem Description County Redacted Summary Yes, I’d like to review this case further
442501 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief010 Bankruptcy: Unsecured DebDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client is a veteran and lost a business which incurred a lot of debts. Client would like a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
308029 Other Employment290 Private Job TerminationDUVALClient is a veteran and would like a consultation with an employment attorney. Client was working with a temp agency and was told that they did not want client back because of an allegation. UC found Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
178531 Custody/Visitation310 Custody ModificationDUVALClient is seeking representation in a modification of timesharing. Ex-spouse currently has supervised visitation and is now wanting to modify current order. Ex-spouse has been abusive towards their 3 Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
176231 Custody/Visitation310 Custody ModificationCLAYClient would like assistance in modifying current timesharing order. Client states that the other parent is abusive towards minor by name calling and neglects minor by not giving prescribed medicationClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
340532 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is a veteran and seeking assistance in obtaining a divorce. Client filed in Duval County and spouse filed in Clay County. Client has been separated for 8 years and there are two minor children.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
235632 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in obtaining a divorce. Estranged spouse moved to another state and client is very distraught. There are no children in the marriage and no property only debtsClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
308332 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. There are no assets/property together. There are minor children involved but estranged parent doesn't seem to be heavily involved in their lives andClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
371733 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient would like assistance with a guardian advocacy. Client has a minor child who suffers from a developmental disability.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
364033 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient would like assistance with a guardian advocacy. Client has an adult child who suffers from a developmental disability.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
388133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDuval

Client is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over minor child who suffers from developmental disability who can barely speak.

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301236 Paternity360 PaternityDUVALClient is seeking assistance in establishing paternity. Client never married the parent of their special needs child. Client and parent are still living together but the relationship is not romantic. Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
189963 Private Landlord/Tenant638 Other Private Landlord/TenantDUVALClient is seeking assistance in removing a judgment in an eviction lawsuit. Client was receiving housing assistance and due to former landlord's false accusations client lost assistance. The Court entClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
586967 Mortgage Foreclosures (Not Predatory Lending/Practices)670 Foreclosure/DelinquencyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in defending a foreclosure action against homestead property. Client is disabled and wants to save property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
714469 Other Housing697 Other HousingDUVALClient is seeking assistance in an unlawful retainer. Client's adult child moved in and now is not wanting to leave the rental property. Landlord is willing to work with client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
368175 SSI755 OverpaymentDUVALClient is needing assistance with an SSI overpayment. Client received SSI since 2013. One member of household moved out and living in another state. Due to one less HH member, SSI informed client thatClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
023395 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late siblings estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client would like to take ownership of homestead property. All potential heirs are in agreement with disburseClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
848095 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed testate and client is sole beneficiary.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
052295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouse's estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client is seeking to obtain ownership of homestead property. Mortgage company will not talk to client until tClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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