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:

  • 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. 
  • FEMA - FEMA website page for Hurricane Irma: Financial.
  • 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.
  • Fannie Mae - Fannie Mae announced loan assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma.
  • Freddie Mac - Freddie Mac announced loan assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma.
  • 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.