Legal Services

Legal Services

Program Description

 All legal services are free of charge. Clients will be responsible on for out of pocket expenses such as copies costs, and governmental filing fees. Services will be rendered by appointment only on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 10am to 2pm.

Program Details

  • Assistance with understanding and filling out legal documents-

Services will include the following:

• Claims for government benefits such as SSI and welfare

• Housing/homelessness issues

• Family law, including divorces, child custody and domestic violence

• Consumer issues

• Employee rights

• Elder law, such as rights of nursing home residents

• Mental health and disability issues, especially where benefits are denied

• Immigration law

• Other non-criminal legal problems

  • Liaison to local community resources – Legal Services program will be associated with the following agencies:

• Social Security Administration, Help Hotlines, Better Business Bureau, Clerk of Courts, Police department, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Internal Revenue Services, Department of Children and Families, Bar Association, Lawyers Association , Law Schools, Florida Department of Education