Other places to find legal help and information:
If you need to hire an attorney, here is a place to find a local attorney:
- The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service - The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service provides referrals to lawyers in majority of the counties in Florida except those counties covered by the Local Bar Associations' Lawyer Referral Services.
- Local Bar Associations' Lawyer Referral Services - The Local Bar Association Lawyer Referral Services cover the folllowing counties: Baker, Broward, Clay, Collier, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Nassau, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Santa Rosa, and Wakulla.
Natural Disaster information:
- Mass Disaster a Victims Guide - Florida Bar informational pamphlet
- Free Legal Assistance for Florida Hurricane Irma Survivors Hotline: 1-866-550-2929 Link to more information: Legal Hotline - The legal aid hotline is now available for Hurricane Irma survivors in Florida who cannot pay for an attorney. The hotline operates through a partnership between The Florida Bar Young Lawyer Division, the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Both English and Spanish voicemail recordings give instructions for callers to leave a message requesting storm-related legal assistance, and to provide their name, telephone number, county of residence, and a description of their legal problem.
- Florida Disaster Website - Florida Division of Emergency Management: Shelters, Evacuation Routes and Zones.
- Florida Legal Services Hurricane Irma - Florida Legal Services Hurricane Irma Resources Page.
- FEMA - FEMA website page for Hurricane Irma: Financial.
- FEMA Mobile APP - FEMA link to it's mobile app to download.
- Disaster Recovery Center Locator - DRC Locator allows individuals to search for DRCs nearest to their location.
- Hurricane Irma Rumor Control - Link to FEMA site with information regarding rumors.
- Florida Disaster Benefits - Link to information on disaster benefits available for residents of Florida who have been affected by Hurricane Irma.
- D-SNAP - D-SNAP gives food assistance to low income households with food loss or damage caused by a natural disaster.
- Tax Relief for Hurricane Irma Victims - The IRS is now offering expanded relief to any are designated by FEMA.
- Fannie Mae - Fannie Mae announced loan assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma.
- Freddie Mac - Freddie Mac announced loan assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma.
- Florida Statute Emergency Management - Florida Statute
- Price Gouging Complaint - Florida Attorney General
- American Red Cross - Red Cross main website
- Disaster Services DCF - Florida Department of Children and Families has many services available to Floridians.
You can find free legal information and resources at:
- FloridaLawHelp.org - Florida's free legal information website and directory of all legal aid offices throughout the state. Areas of law include: Family Law, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Housing, Public Benefits, Seniors, Consumer, Community Education, and Education.
- Free Family Law Forms - Supreme Court of Florida approved Family Law Forms.
- Florida Bar's Consumer Pamphlets and Videos - The Florida Bar provides information to the public on certain general areas of law as well as specific issues.
- Self Help Centers Near You - Access to information regarding local self-help programs throughout the state.
- Legal Assistance and Information for Elders - Access to legal assistance, information, elder abuse, and exploitation.
- Landlord Tenant Forms - Access to forms and residential leases.