App offers help to Floridians who can’t afford a lawyer in family court


Other democracies spend up to 10 times more on civil legal aid than the United States. A Florida Commission looks to close the Justice Gap without money.
News Story (Florida)

James Call
Tallahassee Democrat
December 15, 2017
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Tags: Family, Technology

Organizations mentioned/involved: Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice (FCATCJ)


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The Florida Courts Help app provides access to information and documents needed to divorce, seek a protection order, adopt and other family law matters.

The  Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, released the app Friday before a meeting focused on family law in Tallahassee. Commissioner Gregory W. Coleman said the tool was designed to help those who can’t afford a lawyer.