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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
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
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
484501 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief010 Bankruptcy: Unsecured DebDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to discharge a judgment. Client was in an auto accident and due to this judgment drivers license is suspended.Click 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
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
395401 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to obtain drivers license. Client has a judgment that is causing this hardship.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
660103 Contract/Warranties033 Loan ContractsNASSAUClient is elderly and seeking assistance in enforcing two promissory notes against a relative. Client not sure when the last payment was made and needs advise as to what options client may or may not Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
740522 Wage Claims and other FSLA Issues220 Wage ClaimsDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining earned wages that former employer did not pay. The business shut down.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
788931 Custody/Visitation310 Custody ModificationDUVALClient is seeking legal advise as to what options client may or may not have pertaining to the custody of minor child. The child is suffering from a developmental disability and needs constant care.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
887032 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. Client was married for over 10 years and has minor children born in the marriage. Spouse moved out of home and took the children without client's coClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
795333 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over adult child who was born with a developmental disability. Client needs the guardianship to be able to properly care for the disabled Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
769633 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient seeks assistance in establishing a guardianship over sibling who born with a developmental disability. Client's parent was caring for sibling until parent passed a couple of years ago. Since thClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
538933 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over disabled child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
537133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over adult child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
792733 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocate for developmentally disabled sibling.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
653933 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy for disabled child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
768233 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over adult child who was born with a developmental disability. Adult child is unable to care for oneself and needs client's help. Client iClick 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
700759 Other Health591 Income TrustsDUVALClient has a disabled child. Client would like to establish a trust for the child but is unsure of what type of trust would be best. Client would like to consult with an attorney for assistance.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
845775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in appealing an SSI decision. Client is under doctor care and unable to work.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
825075 SSI750 Disability-AdultCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining social security benefits. Client was denied but has filed an appeal, date is yet to be set. Client suffers from a physical disability and is unable to work.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
383793 Licenses (Drivers, Occupational, and Other)932 OthersDUVALClient was adopted and needs an attorney to assist in unsealing adoption records and/or obtain name change order so that client can obtain FL ID card.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
775595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late relative's estate. Client is living in the home that was purchased with the relative but now is wanting to remove relative's name. Relative passed intestClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
795995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouses estate. The spouse inherited a home from a relative but never probated estate. A probate needs to be initiated for spouse and relative of spouse.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
535995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late siblings estate. Client and spouse purchased home from decedent over 18 years ago but never transferred ownership of title.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
669295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late partner's estate. Decedent passed testate leaving everything to client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
571995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent left a Will and there are no disputes regarding the properties.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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