(Time commitment, up to 1 to 3 hours per session)
TELEPHONE LEGAL ADVICE HELPLINE
Volunteer lawyers call back individuals at designated times in the various service areas Monday through Thursday (excluding holidays). Individuals who have been pre-screened eligible for legal assistance or who have been referred to the helpline because their application for legal representation was accepted for legal advice only or those individuals signed up to attend the First Saturday Legal Clinic and did not appear. The helpline serves income eligible clients in civil legal matters specific to family, consumer and housing law from the following north Florida counties: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Leon, Monticello, Wakulla and Washington. An advocacy manual provides volunteers with a comprehensive legal tool to help them advise clients on wide range of legal topics.