FRLS’ Drive to work Program highlighted in the Florida Bar’s Professional publication!
Florida Rural Legal Services’ Drive To Work Program
Advocates in Florida are also attacking the issue of driver’s license suspensions for indigent debtors. Specifically, Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. (FRLS), a provider of legal services to low-income individuals, assists low income individuals restore their driver’s licenses through a grant from The Florida Bar Foundation. Erika J. Cruz and Lisa Dos Santos, attorneys at FRLS’ Drive to Work Program, work to resolve their clients’ unpaid court debt with the goal of full license restoration. Resolution of suspensions for non-payment of court debt can take place directly with the Clerks’ offices or by filing motions to recall the debt from collections agencies and allow the unpaid court