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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
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
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
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
986833 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over minor child who was born with a developmental disability. Minor is unable to care for oneself without the client's assistance on a daClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
222133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over disabled adult child. Child was born with a developmental disability and is not able to care for oneself.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
099133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardian advocacy over adult child who was born with a severe developmental disability. Adult child is unable to care for oneself without clients assistanceClick 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
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
522181 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship but needs to clear up the criminal record in order to proceed.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
104295 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed intestate. There are siblings who are in agreement to let client obtain full ownership to save home from foreclosure.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
087195 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouses' estate. Decedent passed intestate. Client would like to take ownership of real properties owned by late spouse.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
 
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