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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
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
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
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
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
934303 Contract/Warranties031 Contract:Home ImprovementNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in enforcing a verbal contract. A contractor removed an excess amount sand from client's property which altered the appearance. The client is now at risk of losing a grantClick 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
867822 Wage Claims and other FSLA Issues220 Wage ClaimsDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining back pay from former employer.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
506629 Other Employment295 Expunge Criminal RecordDUVALClient is seeking assistance in sealing a criminal record in order to obtain employment to support household.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
910832 Divorce/Sep./Annul.321 Divorce-Not ServedDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for divorce. Client has been separated from spouse for years and has no children or property in common.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
927332 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is seeking assistance in responding to a divorce. Client was served and needs representation. There are minors involved but no property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
892533 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardianship over relative. The relative is suffering from a disease. Client is also elderly and suffered from the same disease but is more mobile than relaClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
863033 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over disabled child. Child was born with a developmental disability.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
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
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
521081 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in applying for US citizenship but has a criminal record that needs to be addressed.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
521681 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US citizenship but has a criminal record that needs to be addressed prior to filing.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
923495 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in updating current Will to reflect changes to distribution. Client is elderly.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
231395 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking help in probating late parent's estate. Decedent dies testate, leaving client as personal representative and sole beneficiary.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
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
935796 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining Advanced Directives. Client is currently in rehabilitation and wants to give spouse the proper authority to make the necessary decisions for client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
917996 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining Advanced Directives to give adult child the proper authority to make decisions.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
911096 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in getting Advanced Directives. Client would like to give the proper authority to an acquaintance who is already assisting client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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