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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
942201 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief012 Bankruptcy: ForeclosureDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client would like to keep the homestead property and mainly eliminate all unsecured debts and judgments.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
797401 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief010 Bankruptcy: Unsecured DebDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to eliminate all unsecured debts. Client has pending lawsuits/judgments and wishes a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
066301 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief014 Bankruptcy: GarnishmentDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to eliminate all unsecured debts and get a fresh start.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
854201 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy in order to discharge a judgment that is preventing client from obtaining a driver's license. Client hardship is preventing the gain of employmentClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
376701 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy. Client has a judgment that stemmed from an automobile accident is now the drivers license is suspended. Client is unable to continue paying the jClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
499901 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief012 Bankruptcy: ForeclosureDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing chapter 7 bankruptcy. Client is in a financial hardship and is going through foreclosure. Client would like a fresh start and discharge all unsecured debts and jClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
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
398701 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's License000OUT-OF-STATE/OTHERClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to obtain drivers license. The client was unaware of a out-of-state judgment that stemmed from an automobile accident. Client has dependents and iClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
531229 Other Employment295 Expunge Criminal RecordDUVALClient is seeking assistance in sealing a record in order to obtain employment. Initial review of records indicate eligibility.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
876429 Other Employment295 Expunge Criminal RecordDUVALClient is seeking assistance in expunging a juvenile record. Client seems eligible for this since no priors have been requested.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
983631 Custody/Visitation312 Temp. Relative CustodyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining guardian advocacy over minor child. Child has been taking care of minor due to parents inability to do so themselves. Client states that both parents will conClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
078731 Custody/Visitation312 Temp. Relative CustodyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a temporary relative custody over minor child. Client has been providing for minor for the past 7 years and is the primary caregiver. Biological parents will Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
625433 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining Guardian Advocacy for adult child. The adult child suffers from mental severe mental illness and has a very low IQ. The adult child functions below normal lClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
107736 Paternity360 PaternityCLAYClient is seeking assistance in establishing paternity so that the other parent is held responsible. Client and other parent are no longer together and minor is in need of care by both parents.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
713039 Other Family394 Other EnforcementDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a QDRO to obtain client's distributed portion of ex-spouses military benefits.Click 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
628775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in appealing an social security decision. Client believes there is a disability issue that is impacting client's inability to maintain employment.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
814775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is disabled and is seeking representation on a disability hearing for Social Security.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
479081 Immigration/Naturalization814 Legalize FamilyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a permanent residence here in the US. Client entered the US with a Visa which has since expired. Client had a child born in the US and now wants to stay.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
059781 Immigration/Naturalization814 Legalize FamilyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing a petition to bring minor children to the U.S. Client is a resident and spouse is a U.S. citizen.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
042395 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed intestate over 20+ years. Client has been maintaining the homestead property. Client is the sole potential heir. Client Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
604095 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late siblings estate. Decedent passed intestate. Spouse of decedent passed away and they had no children. Client would like to access decedent's accounts sincClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
042995 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in creating a Will. Client owns a property and wants to make sure there is clarity regarding the estate.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
067595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouse's estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client wants to obtain ownership of homestead property. There is one minor child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
026095 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating an estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client states that all potential heirs are in agreement to disbursement of estate. Client lives in property and wants toClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
076395 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent died intestate. Client is maintaining the homestead property. All potential heirs are in agreement with disbursement of estate.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
813995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late siblings estate. Client and another sibling are the potential surviving heirs. Client would like to obtain ownership of decedent's homestead property. AlClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
132595 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in creating a Will and Advanced Directives. Client has minor children and wants to make sure that minors are taken care of by grandparents and not the other parent. MinorsClick 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
886995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouses estate. Decedent passed testate and client has possession of the Will.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
981595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent died testate leaving the real property to client and sibling.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
636895 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in creating a new Will and Advanced Directives. Client believes that previous versions were created but does not have access to them. Client is disabled and has limited abClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
021195 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent died testate leaving client as PR and a beneficiary.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
005695 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient and spouse are seeking assistance in creating a Will and Advanced Directives. Spouse is very ill and both want to make sure their children receive their shares of the estate.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
009195 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in creating a Will. Client wants to make sure that the estate is distributed as instructed by client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
939995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent died intestate but all potential heirs are in agreement of equal shares.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
005996 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining new advanced directives. Client wants to change the agents/surrogates to someone who is more willing to assist in all of client's affairs.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
053196 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining Advanced Directives. One of the documents has expired and wishes to renew it.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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