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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
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
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
407632 Divorce/Sep./Annul.322 Domestic ViolenceDUVALClient is a dissolution of marriage. Client is disabled and receiving public assistance. Client has been married a short period a time. Client was deceived by estranged spouse who has been taking advaClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
395532 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. Client has been married for 26 years and until spouse left without letting client know. There are no children under 18. Spouse moved to out of stateClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
476932 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedCLAYClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. Client is also seeking for custody since spouse is under investigation for child abuse.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
453436 Paternity362 Contested CustodyDUVALClient is a veteran and seeking assistance in establishing visitation rights with minor child. Client has an existing child support order but never established visitation/custody. Client has not seen 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
450065 Mobile Homes653 Other Mobile Home Park IssueDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining title to a mobile home. Client entered into a contract and paid the off the loan. The owner is now reluctant to give title to client.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
808967 Mortgage Foreclosures (Not Predatory Lending/Practices)670 Foreclosure/DelinquencyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in defending a foreclosure. Client inherited home and is willing to take over payments but mortgage company is not willing to work with client.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
399581 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance from an immigration attorney in filing for US Citizenship but needs a medical waiver due to a permanent disability.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403581 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship. Client is elderly and needs a waiver for the test.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
404581 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship. Client is married to an undocumented person and may be at risk of getting targeted.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403281 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship. Client is not financially able to pay the fees and therefore needs a waiver.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403081 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship. Client is not financially able to pay the fees and therefore needs a waiver.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403981 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in obtaining U.S. Citizenship. Client suffers from a deteriorating condition which may result in the total hearing loss.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403881 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in obtaining U.S. Citizenship. Client cannot read, write or speak English. Client does not meet the requirements for an exemption; therefore, client seeks to aClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
404281 Immigration/Naturalization819 Other ImmigrationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining U.S. Citizenship. Client has a criminal record and needs an experience immigration attorney to evaluating the case to see if client can apply for citizenship.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
404481 Immigration/Naturalization819 Other ImmigrationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining U.S. Citizenship. Client has been married twice and current spouse is undocumented. Client does have a criminal record and has unresolved tax issues. It is reClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
403381 Immigration/Naturalization819 Other ImmigrationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining proof of children's citizenship once client becomes a U.S. Citizen.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
110295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateCLAYClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouses estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client would like to obtain title ownership of homestead property. Decedent has two adult children, of which oClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
455295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is elderly and seeking assistance in probating an estate. Decedent left a will that leaves client as one of the beneficiaries. There are other beneficiaries and all are in agreement as to the dClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
184595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating an estate. Decedent left a will and client is one of the beneficiaries.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
296795 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is needing assistance in probating late parents estate. Decedent passed testate leaving client as personal representative and beneficiary to the homestead property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
319596 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is elderly and health is deteriorating. Client would like Advanced Directives in place so someone can make the necessary decisions in the event of incapacity.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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