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Florida Dependency Law Center

is a website with free resources and tools for judges and lawyers handling dependency and delinquency cases.    

Florida Elder Justice Conference

This one and a half day event (beginning midday on April 11), is intended for legal aid & legal services advocates, staff from the Aging & Disability Resource Centers, and pro bono attorneys.

There will be a range of trainings on the intersecting consumer, health, and housing legal issues impacting vulnerable low income seniors. In addition to training on the relevant law, the sessions will include an opportunity for discussing “best practices” in Florida and elsewhere for implementing strategic outreach and effective advocacy.

More information on agenda, speakers, scholarships and CLEs will be provided in the New Year.



Family Law Links
DV Links

Florida Courts:  Family Courts  (Forms, Child Support Benchbook, etc.)

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Florida Bar Family Law Section website


Family Law Rules of Procedure

Domestic Violence Benchbook

Guardian Ad Litem

National Network to End Domestic Violence

NIWAP Community of Practice

Florida Department of Corrections

Stateside Legal

Florida Courts  



We Thought You Should Know...

The Florida Justice Institute has republished the Sixth Edition of the Older Floridians Handbook:  Laws and Programs Affecting Older Floridians.

You can find the handbook at the FJI website here.

Florida Institutional Legal Services authored the "Florida Manual for Incarcerated Parents" in 2008 which contains a great deal of information that some clients may find helpful - please share it.  You can find it at the FloridaLawHelp site by clicking here.

Governor Scott vetoed the Alimony Law