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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
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
347701 Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief011 Bankruptcy: Driver's LicenseDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing for bankruptcy to reinstate drivers license. Client has a judgment that rose from an automobile accident and is currently unable to pay.Click 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
542409 Other Consumer/Finance095 Other Consumer/FinanceNASSAUClient is elderly and seeking assistance in trying to collect on two old CDs from a financial institution.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
762421 Employment Discrimination214 Other DiscriminationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in an employment discrimination matter. Client has a hearing in September.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
696629 Other Employment290 Private Job TerminationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in filing a civil suit for damages under Domestic Violence leave law against former employer.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
712531 Custody/Visitation312 Temp. Relative CustodyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a Temporary Relative Custody over minor children that client has cared for since their births. The parents of said minors are estranged and most likely will nClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
378431 Custody/Visitation313 VisitationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in modifying the current time-sharing plan that was set in the Final Judgment a couple of years ago. Client wants to have visitation rights with minor child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
378231 Custody/Visitation314 Grandparent VisitationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining custody over minor. Minor has lived with client since birth. The custodial parent recently passed away and the non-custodial parent is now trying to get custoClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
758132 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is seeking assistance in a divorce action. Client was served and didn't respond due to ex-spouse false statements of possible reconciliation. There is a child involved in the marriage.Click 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
513733 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
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
547133 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardianship over minor child who has gone multiple medical procedures. Minor was born with a development disability and needs help on a daily basis to makeClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
489533 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining guardianship over an elder. Elder is currently in a nursing home. Client has cared and advocated for the elder for several years and is concerned about the caClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
514433 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining guardianship over sibling. All of the family members are in agreement and do not object to client being the guardian of sibling.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
452733 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining guardianship over sibling. The other family members will not object to client being the guardian of sibling.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
768938 Support380 Seeking/Enforcing Child SupportDUVALClient is seeking assistance in enforcing a child support ordered in 2009.Click 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
654362 Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)624 Boundary/Title DisputeNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in obtaining an easement to landlocked land in Nassau County. Client wants to know what options client may or may not have at this time.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
628775 SSI750 Disability-AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in appealing an social security decision. Client is disabled and is unable to work.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
137276 Unemployment Compensation/Reemployment Assistance760 Unemployment Compensation/Reemployment AssistanceDUVALClient applied for Re-employment Assistance benefits and was denied due to misconduct. Client appealed the Notice of Disqualification and seeks assistance at the hearing.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
521981 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is a minor and was born in another country but one of the parents is a US Citizen and the other parent is a legal resident of the US. The custodial parent recently found out that there might beClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
479081 Immigration/Naturalization814 Legalize FamilyDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a permanent residence here in the US. Client entered the US with a Visa which has since expired. Client had a child born in the US and now wants to stay.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
446181 Immigration/Naturalization819 Other ImmigrationCLAYClient is seeking assistance in obtaining residency in the U.S.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
521781 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
521081 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining 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
520981 Immigration/Naturalization810 NaturalizationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining US Citizenship but needs to apply for an exemption due to client's age.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
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
790895 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking to probate late spouse's estate in order to retrieve personal property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
670995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed intestate and there are 6 potential heirs that are all in agreement to equal shares of the estate.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
588995 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient is seeking assistance in creating a Will. Client wants to make sure that all potential beneficiaries are listed and get what the client desires.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
561495 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is disabled and needing assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent dies intestate leaving client and 4 other potential beneficiaries. Client is not sure if they will contest. ClientClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
583596 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining Advanced Directives. Client is elderly and wishes to appoint the appropriate people to assist in making decisions on client's behalf.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
589496 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is seeking assistance in giving the proper authority to a relative so that client can get assistance in making proper medical decisions.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
649196 Advanced Directives/Powers of Attorney960 Power of Attorney - AdultDUVALClient is elderly and seeking assistance in providing the appropriate authority to a close family member the help client make decisions. Client also has a disabled spouse that needs to update the sameClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
745199 Other Miscellaneous990 TaxesCLAYClient is seeking assistance with tax issues. Client was a victim of identity theft while in active service. Client is a veteran and needs assistance in clarifying this issue.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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