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U.S. SUPREME COURT ONLINE

United States Supreme Court online portal. Includes Supreme Court Opinions, Dockets, History Resources, and News and Information.


FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ONLINE

Florida Supreme Court Webpage. Includes information about the Florida Supreme Court, Court Opinions, Amended Rules, Court Rules, Legal News and Information, The Court’s Online Docket, and Practices and Procedures of the Court.

FLORIDA COURTS ONLINE

Florida State Court Online Resource, including information about Florida’s Court Structure, Procedures, Practices, Self-Help, Legal Forms, and various Legal Issues.

MIAMI COURTHOUSE INFORMATION

Useful information about Miami’s Courthouses, such as Hours, Directions, Court Fees, and Accommodations.

BROWARD COURTHOUSE INFORMATION

Useful information about Broward County's Courthouses.

FLORIDA STATUTES

Florida Constitution and Statutes online, including other information about the Florida Legislature and Committees.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS WEBSITE

Miami-Dade County Clerk Website. Resources and Information include Case Search, County Recorder, and Payment of Fines; and on Child Support, Foreclosures, Property Taxes, Marriage Licenses, Commercial Data, and Public Records Requests.

BROWARD COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS WEBSITE

Broward County Clerk Website. Resources and Information include Broward Case Search, Marriage Licenses, Domestic Violence, Foreclosures, Payment of Fines, Driver’s License Searches, and Forms.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Florida Department of Children and Families Webpage. Includes Information and Resource and Services regarding Adoption, Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Child Care, Child Welfare, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, related Public Records, and other familial issues.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Florida Department of State Website. Includes Business Entity Form and Filing information, Consumer News, and other Business Information.

SUNBIZ.ORG 

Florida’s central portal for Business Entity, Trademark, UCC filing. In general, it is an informal resource for statewide business activities.

USA.GOV

Online guide to government Information and Services, including on Health, Government Benefits, Grants, Loans, Tax Forms, Education, Housing, Voting, Small Business Assistance, and Legal Information.

UNITED STATES CODE (U.S.C.)
The entire United States Code, searchable. The U.S.C. is the official compilation of the United States Federal statutes. 

CORNELL LEGAL INFORMATION INSTITUTE

Non-For-Profit online resource containing information about the law in general, Constitutions, Statutes, Legal Terms, Legislation, and various Areas of Law.

NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY 
The National Do Not Call Registry allows you to report unwanted calls and register your phone to give you a choice about whether you want to receive telemarketing calls. 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA) REQUESTS
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives any person the right to request access to records of the executive branch of the U.S. Government. Federal agencies are required to disclose any information requested under the FOIA that does not fall under an exemption.

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ONLINE 
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website (Irs.gov) provides tax services, guidance, forms, instructions, and information for businesses and individuals regarding their taxes and tax law.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The SBA delivers loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling, training, and other forms of assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 
The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivor benefits. Online services include applying for retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (EEOC) 
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing Federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), or disability or genetic information. The EEOC enforces such law with respect to all types of work situations.

NATIONAL IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES DIRECTORY
The National Immigration Legal Services Directory. Search for immigration legal services providers by state, county, or detention facility. Only nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services are included in the directory. 

LAWHELP.ORG 
Lawhelp.org links to free local legal aid programs. These programs help low-to-moderate income persons obtain legal help and information. If you are at risk of eviction, need help with housing costs, looking for free of low-cost legal help, Lawhelp.org is a hub of helpful resources. LawHelp.org is a national network of trusted nonprofit legal aid providers who help people living on low incomes and other vulnerable people such as children, senior citizens, and people with disabilities.

LEGAL SERVICES OF GREATER MIAMI 
Legal Services of Greater Miami (LSGM) provides free legal services for the low-income communities of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. LSGM’s offices is located at 4343 West Flagler Street, Suite 100, Miami, Florida 33134. Visit LSGM’s webpage for more information on their legal services, contact information, and application process.  

DADE LEGAL AID 
Free legal services for low-income residents of Miami-Dade County. The areas of law in which they assist include Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Human Trafficking, Stalking, Child Advocacy, Foster Teen Advocacy, Guardianship, Probate, Veterans and  Elder Affairs, Bankruptcy, Housing, Foreclosure Defense, Deeds, Wage Claims, Immigration, Nonprofit, Patent, Startups, Taxation, Eviction, Expungement, FEMA, CARES Act, Contractor Fraud, Insurance Claims, among other programs. Dade Legal Aid’s office is located at 123 N.W. First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33128. Visit Dade Legal Aid’s webpage for more information on their legal services, contact information, and application process.  

BROWARD LEGAL AID
Broward Legal Aid provides free legal services for low-income residents of Broward County. They also provide free legal services to protect families, children veterans, underserved populations, and those who qualify for assistance. Broward Legal Aid’s offices are located at 491 North State Road 7, Plantation FL 33317. Visit Broward Legal Aid’s webpage for more information on their legal services, contact information, and application process.  

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) 
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is Federal agency that provides housing support, rental assistance, including rental relief resources, and inspections of HUD-funded and Section 8 properties, for senior citizens, veterans, homeless persons, disabled persons, low-income individuals, and other persons who qualify for assistance. Visit HUD’s webpage for more information on legal issues, services, contact information, and their application process.  

NATIONAL LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION RENTAL ASSISTANCE
The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s website maintains a national database of Emergency Rental Assistance programs and information about the status of each program. 

USA.GOV'S HELP WITH BILLS PAGE 
Provides information about government programs that help pay for phone bills, medical bills, and other expenses.

211.ORG
211 can help connect you to resources if you need help paying your rent, bills, or obtaining food assistance. 

JUSTSHELTER.ORG 
Provides a directory of more of than 600 community organizations across the country working to prevent eviction and protect tenant rights.  

CONSUMER FINANCE PROTECTION BUREAU
The Consumer Protection Finance Bureau (CPFB) protects consumers from discriminatory, unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices against companies that violate Federal consumer financial laws. The CPFB also provides consumers with information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.

CONSUMER FINANCE PROTECTION BUREAU'S (CFPB) RENTAL ASSISTANCE FINDER
If you are unable to pay your rent or utility bills, Emergency Rental Assistance is still available in some areas. Helps landlords and renters who are struggling to keep up with rent and other bills. Learn about eligibility and find a rental assistance program in your local area. 

CONSUMER FINANCE PROTECTION BUREAU'S MORTGAGE & FORECLOSURE GUIDE
Mortgage and Foreclosure help from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CONSUMER ADVOCATES (NACA) 
Organization of attorneys that represent consumers who have been victimized by fraudulent, abusive, and predatory tactics. Website also has tips and insights on the latest consumer scams and to help consumers understand their rights. 

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