'Ask an Attorney' Program Spurs Overwhelming Response In St. Lucie County, FRLS & Clerk of the Circuit Cour Extend Hours

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(FORT PIERCE, Fla.)- Due to the overwhelming response, the 'Ask an Attorney' program that is hosted by Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Michelle R. Miller and Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. has extended its hours of appointments.

Residents in St. Lucie County can make now make appointments to speak to an attorney at no charge, beginning June 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. each Thursday, at the Fort Pierce office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller.

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In many cases, there are often crucial issues at stake such as dividing property and debt and the custody, visitation, and support of children. For these reasons, it is always best to talk to a lawyer when things get complicated and confusing.

If you cannot afford a lawyer, FRLS can help those who qualify.

Areas of law include: Family Law, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Housing, Public Benefits, Seniors, Consumer, and more.

To make appointments or for more information, visit www.stlucieclerk.gov/ask-an-attorney

About Florida Rural Legal Services: Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. was founded in 1966 as a private, non-profit corporation. FRLS provides free civil legal assistance to indigent families and low-income people in 14 South Central Florida counties. Our mission is to empower low-income individuals, groups, and communities by providing them with access to justice through legal advice, representation, and advocacy.