Make sure you meet the initial criteria to qualify for Legal Aid
You must live in Leon County
You must have a Leon County case
Make sure your case/legal issue is one in which our office will handle as stated below:
- Domestic Violence
- Child Support/Modification
- Child Custody/Visitation
- Landlord/Tenant Issues
- Employment Issues
- Discrimination (No contingency fee cases)
- Property Disputes
- Money Disputes Over Purchases
Complete The Legal Aid Application
The Legal Aid Application must be completed in full, our office will not accept nor review partially completed applications.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is best if you follow up by way of a phone call to ensure the Legal Aid office has received and reviewed your application. If you qualify for assistance through our office, we will work to schedule an appointment. We understand the importance of your legal issue/case, but we ask for your patience in scheduling your appointment as the demand unfortunately exceeds the number of volunteers available on a given day. Please call 850.222.3292 X:2.
Be on time for your appointment
If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call the Legal Aid office as early as possible to cancel. This will allow us to contact other clients and help us serve as many people as possible. We will reschedule you for the next available appointment. Please call 850-222-3292 X: 2.
What you should bring
You should bring information about the income and expenses of everyone living in the household, any court papers, leases, or contracts that relate to your legal matter. Also, please bring the names and addresses of the people involved with your problem.
No application is denied for reasons of race, sex, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.