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Free legal help coming to Cape Coral starting in August

Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments)

Cape Coral residents will now have convenient access to free legal advice for civil lawsuits, bankruptcy, evictions, and more. The new service is made possible through collaboration between the Honorable Linda Doggett (Lee), the Lee County Legal Aid Society, and the United Way House of Cape Coral.


“The Lee County Legal Aid Society attorney consultations provided at the Clerk’s Self-Help Center in Fort Myers have assisted thousands of Lee County citizens resolve their legal issues,” Clerk Doggett said. “I appreciate the Legal Aid Society expanding this service to Cape Coral during convenient hours. It will help thousands more get access to justice.”


Citizens who wish to represent themselves in court can schedule a 15-minute meeting with an attorney starting August 1, 2019. The legal consultations will be held the first Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., EDT, and the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. All sessions will be held at the Cape Coral United Way House at 1105 Cultural Park Blvd.


Assistance with small claims, family law matters, and probate cases will also be provided.


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