Giving Hope Through Services
LSNF provides representation to low-income and vulnerable individuals in civil matters only. Eligibility for assistance may be based on income and assets of all members of the household and the legal problem.
LSNF serves the legal needs of children, elderly, victims of abuse, veterans, and people with disabilities. LSNF's priority areas include supporting families; preserving the home; maintaining economic stability; safety, stability and health; and serving populations with special vulnerabilities. These translate to cases involving Family Law, Housing, Public Benefits, Consumers, Employment, Education, and Health Care issues. Each case is reviewed on its own legal merits for case acceptance.
Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage)
Laws that affect individuals 60 years of age and older.
Wills & Probate
Simple estate planning
Powers of attorney
Health care directives
Adult & child victims of abuse
Securing orders of protection and safety planning
Some family law (i.e. divorces, child custody) & housing.
Predatory lending issues
Unfair or deceptive sales practices
Victims of a consumer fraud
Lease agreement dispute
Poor living conditions
Public housing issues
Real property issues
Loss or reduction in benefits
Social Security and SSI benefits
Agency for Healthcare Administration advocacy.
Installment agreements and currently-not-collectible status
Innocent and injured spouse claims
Appeals, Liens, Levies
Tax Court litigation
Cancellation of debt
FEMA benefits & appeals
Medical & property insurance claims
Home repair contractors
Replacing legal documents
Consumer protection matters, remedies and procedures
Proving ownership of property
LSNF offers weekly, monthly, and one-time clinics across our the 16 counties we serve.
You can follow us on social media or check out the clinics calendar below to stay up-to-date on our upcoming events and clinics near you.
Educational programs/workshops for social service partners
Clinics are designed to help low income citizens handle a variety of legal problems.
Cinics are held throughout the year and include those by invitation from social service providers throughout the community.
Contact us to set up an outreach or learn more!
What is the Florida Community Development Legal (FCDL) Project? It is a Collaboration Between Bay Area Legal Services, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Legal Services of Greater Miami, and Legal Services of North Florida.
The FCDL Project is a regional collaboration focused on the representation of non-profit organizations and small businesses from Tallahassee/Gainesville down to the Keys.
LSNF provides civil legal assistance throughout 16 counties in the Florida Panhandle.