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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
197809 Other Consumer/Finance093 Home Improvement PbmNASSAUClient is elderly and a disabled veteran. Client is seeking help with defective home repair. A professional roofer and volunteer engineer have come out and reviewed the work. It is estimated that clieClick 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
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
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
548032 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is seeking assistance in a divorce where client was served by estranged spouse. Client has physical custody of minor children who also has disabilities. Client would like to establish a reasonaClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
548032 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDuval

Client is seeking assistance in a divorce where client was served by estranged spouse. Client has physical custody of minor children who also has disabilities. Client would like to establish a reas

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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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445133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy. The minor has a developmental disability since birth and unable to care for oneself.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
459333 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy. The ward is an adult but was born with a developmental disability and is unable to care for oneself. Client has been caring for ward and Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
489833 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over minor. Minor was born with a developmental disability and is unable to care for oneself. Client has been caring for minor and needs tClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
246933 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy of minor child who was born with a developmental disability. Minor child who will soon be an adult and relies heavily on client for total Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
501833 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking a guardian advocacy for minor child who will be an adult next month. Minor is unable to care for oneself and needs client's assistance.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
556233 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDuval

Client seeks representation to be appointed guardian advocate over minor child who was born with a developmental disability. Child is unable to care for oneself with the assistance of the client. C

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555533 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDuval

Client seeks representation to be appointed guardian advocate over minor child who was born with a developmental disability.

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543433 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDuval

Client is seeking a guardian advocacy over elderly sibling that was born with a developmental disability.

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554033 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDuval

Client is seeking guardian advocacy over minor child. Client has had custody of minor since the age of 2. Minor has been disabled since birth with a developmental disability.

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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
281736 Paternity360 PaternityDUVALClient would like assistance establishing paternity and obtaining child support. The other parent is currently incarcerated in another state but is in a paid work program.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
293063 Private Landlord/Tenant630 Evictions Non-PaymentDUVALClient is seeking assistance in recovering the value of personal items that former landlord disposed of without informing client. Client informed landlord that client will be out of the country for 3 Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
569163 Private Landlord/Tenant638 Other Private Landlord/TenantDuval

Client is seeking assistance in filing an eviction action for Unlawful Detainer. Client recently had a stroke and upon release from the hospital and returned home, found the friend who was checking

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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
527575 SSI751 Disability-ChildDUVALClient is seeking assistance challenging termination of medically needy child's SSI benefits.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
310375 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking representation on social security denials. Client suffers from physical injuries and is unable to work. Client has other health issues that has caused the disability.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
333895 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a Will so that all real and personal property are distributed among beneficiaries.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
471995 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in creating a new Will. The old Will is outdated and was done several years ago.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
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
491695 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed testate and client is the sole beneficiary. Client already deposited Will with the Clerk of Court.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
484496 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in creating Advanced Directives. Client lost spouse in an accident last year and is still emotionally affected by the loss. Client wants to give a close familyClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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