Free Legal Assistance Available for Florida Hurricanes Matthew and Hermine Victims –

November 10th, 2016

A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of Hurricane Matthew, Hurricane Hermine and the resultant flooding in Florida. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between The Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Low-income survivors facing legal issues may call 866-550-2929, the assistance hotline activated by The Florida Bar and The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. Callers should identify that they are seeking storm-related legal assistance, and should identify the county in which they are located. Survivors who qualify for assistance will be matched with Florida lawyers who have volunteered to provide free legal help. Click on the link below to view all the details.




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