JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The On Your Side team was hard at work getting answers for you on Tuesday. Here's a small sample of who we were able to help today.
Gina, of Jacksonville, said she is fighting a divorce case in another state, but feels like she is getting no where in terms of locating an attorney.
FCN suggested names and contact information for resources:
-This first one is the Florida Bar Association. They can be reached at 800.342.8011, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. There is a $25 charge for the first 30 minutes of consultation with a lawyer.
-The Jacksonville Bar Association's lawyer referral service can be reached at 904-399-5780
-Florida Legal Services also offers help for some people who can't afford an attorney.
-FloridaLawHelp.org can help you find legal help for a myriad of issues. Just click on "Find Legal Help" and enter your city, county or zip code as well as choose your legal issue.
You can also view a legal directors from A-Z.
-Also, consider these two additional sources: (This information is from lsc.gov)
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.
Program Phone: (850) 385-9007
Legal Assistance: (850) 701-3308
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
Program Phone: (352) 372-0519
Legal Assistance: (352) 372-0519
Just about a month has passed since Panache Day Spa of Orange Park closed, leaving customers holding gift cards. The owner later deeply apologized, telling FCN they could no longer afford rent.
After our story aired, the owner of Friends Day Spa & Salon stepped up to help. They are honoring customers gift certificates with no additional cost to them.