How can you find a pro bono attorney in Florida?


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As of 2015, Florida Legal Services, Inc. is a good location for help in finding pro bono or low cost lawyers in Florida. This is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1973.

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Florida Legal Services, Inc. works with legal service programs and legal aid offices in local communities to provide assistance to low-income individuals in need of legal counsel or guidance. The service operates on a statewide level and was recognized by the White House in 2012.

Another good starting point for locating pro bono and affordable lawyers in Florida is Florida Law Help website. The site aids in the search of attorneys throughout the state and is also available in Spanish. Legal topics are discussed on the site, including bankruptcy, domestic violence, evictions, employment discrimination, divorce and adoption to name a few. Self-help forms and legal forms are also offered on the site free of charge. The organization is operated by Florida Legal Services, Inc.

The Florida Bar Association is another good resource for locating pro bono lawyers. The Association has a staff of pro bono lawyers who can give free legal counsel to individuals. Applicants must qualify for the free services which are based on income and other factors, including age.

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