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Relief and Recovery

While Hurricane Irma has moved out of Florida, our community now turns to recovery. Central Florida residents should look to local and state resources for information on disaster relief and recovery, be it debris clean up, financial assistance, or the resumption of normal municipal services. From The Florida Bar: A legal aid hotline is now available for Hurricane … Read More

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Disaster Preparedness

Checklist American Red Cross Checklist www.ready.gov/hurricanes  National Hurricane Center EMERGENCY DISASTER NUMBERS TO HAVE ON HAND FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Assistance)  1-800-621-3362  FEMA Florida Bar Hotline  1-866-550-2929 Florida Department of Financial Services Insurance Claim Hotline 1-800-227-8676 Florida Agency For Workforce Innovation—Unemployment Claims Emergency Site 1-800-204-2418  Florida Attorney General’s Office Price Gouging Hotline IN-STATE:(866)9NO-SCAM OUT-OF-STATE: (850) … Read More

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CLSMF Utilizes New Technology to Engage Pro Bono Attorneys Statewide

CLSMF is continuously working to expand its reach in the community. With the implementation of a new program, pro bono attorneys can now choose cases through an interactive website called Florida Pro Bono Matters (floridaprobonomatters.org). The website is expected to increase the accessibility and convenience for CLSMF pro bono attorneys taking on new cases. With … Read More

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CLSMF Opens New Office in Spring Hill

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF), will be opening doors to an office in Spring Hill in an effort to increase their reach in the Hernando County area. The new office, located at 12595 Spring Hill Drive, is tentatively scheduled to begin assisting clients by appointment only starting the week of March 13, 2017. Clients … Read More

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Volusia-Flagler Pro Bono Awards Reception Highlights

Honoring pro bono attorneys on the East coast of Florida for their dedication to increasing access to justice for CLSMF clients. For photos of the event visit us on Facebook On December 2nd, CLSMF hosted the first annual Volusia-Flagler Pro Bono Awards Reception out the Daytona Beach branch office. The event, sponsored by Brown and … Read More

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Meet the CLSMF Helpline!

Watch this short video and learn a little bit more about the innovative CLSMF Helpline. To receive legal services from the Helpline please call 1-800-405-1417 Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  

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CLSMF Receives Grant to Launch Florida Legal Services Open Referral Initiative

The Legal Services Corporation announced yesterday that Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida will receive $139,200 through the Technology Initiative Grants program to launch Florida Legal Services Open Referral Initiative, a project seeking to improve community services referrals. The Technology Initiative Grants program supports legal aid organizations to develop and replicate technologies that improve efficiency and … Read More

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