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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
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
033030 Adoption302 Relative AdoptionDUVALClient is seeking assistance in adopting minor children. Client currently has legal custody of the minors but would like to adopt in order for the minors to receive benefits from client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
684232 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is seeking representation for DOM due to DV. There is one minor involved who is residing with the client. Client has the majority timesharing and estranged spouse has visitation rights. Client Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
631532 Divorce/Sep./Annul.320 Divorce-Served PapersDUVALClient is seeking divorce. Client wants to keep child visitations with the parent supervised until change in circumstances.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
072833 Adult Guardianship/Conservatorship330 Guardianship-AdultDUVALClient needs assistance petitioning for guardianship over sibling who is not competent and needs client's assistance in all matters.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
642438 Support381 Defending Against Child SupportDUVALClient needs assistance defending an order of contempt for child support proceeding as well as modifying child support. Client cannot afford payments because of disability.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
945044 Minor Guardianship/Conservatorship440 Guardianship-ChildDUVALClient is seeking assistance in obtaining a guardianship over minor child. Minor is a recipient of an inheritance and client would like to access it for the minor's benefit.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
976476 Unemployment Compensation/Reemployment Assistance760 Unemployment Compensation/Reemployment Assistance000OUT-OF-STATE/OTHERClient needs assistance with an over-payment issued by Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Notice was issued past the 20 day deadline so the first question is whether the client's opportunClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
912682 Mental Health820 Guradianship/AdultsDUVALClient requires representation to petition for guardianship over child who will turn 18 in February. Since child does not have a diagnosed developmental disability, then client will need to pursue a gClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
870995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to access deceased spouses bank account to receive funds without probating estate if possible . Bank account seems to be only remaining asset.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
882195 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to probate mother's estate. Client wishes to have deed to mother's home put in his name. Nephews are willing to sign over over deed to client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
848195 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to probate parent's estate who died testate. The other siblings are willing to have the house turned over to client and her brother.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
184995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late siblings estate. Client is caring for decedent's minors and wishes to access decedent's accounts that has the minors income.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
956295 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationDUVALClient wishes to create a will leaving home to two of client's children and life insurance to son.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
842095 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to probate mother's estate, who died testate. Client has death certificate and copy of mother's will. Decedent has multiple heirs.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
918595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to probate grandmother's house. Decedent passed away intestate in 2005. Client's goal is to get the property appraiser's records to show that client is sole owner of the property.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
936595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wishes to probate grandmother's estate. Decedent passed away intestate. Client wants to be made executor of estate to get title of decedent's home transferred.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
885795 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient seeks to probate late mother's estate, who passed away testate. Client was named as beneficiary to the home. Decedent was married at time of passing, client's father. Husband's name is currentlClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
758095 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wants to probate spouse's insurance policy. Decedent listed beneficiaries in the policy. Spouse died intestate.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
636995 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed intestate and there are multiple potential heirs.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
023595 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient wants to probate parent's estate. Decedent died intestate and client is only child.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
745695 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClt wishes to probate father's estate consisting of one bank account. Father died intestate.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
025495 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed testate and left the homestead property to the client.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
052495 Wills/Estates950 Will CreationNASSAUClient is seeking assistance in creating a Will to conform with Florida Statutes. Client and spouse had a Will created in another state but now that they live in Florida that Will would not be valid iClick here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
756895 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late parent's estate. Decedent passed intestate and all potential heirs are in agreement.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
928495 Wills/Estates952 Other Estate/ProbateDUVALClient is seeking assistance in probating late spouse's estate. Decedent died intestate. Decedent had no children and parents are deceased.Click here to send email to JALA Case Placement Coordinator
 
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