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Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota offers help with divorce and paternity proceedings. Our Clinics are held in a comfortable class-setting where you will receive instruction from an experienced family law attorney who can answer your questions in real time. The goal is to fully prepare you to be able to file your Dissolution of Marriage or Petition for Paternity once you leave the clinic. However, if you find that you still have questions or outstanding issues to resolve, we invite you to upgrade your level of service to consult privately with our attorneys and/or to receive assistance with notarization, copying and actual Court filing.

Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota will:

  • Prepare a packet of forms specifically tailored to your needs.
  • Assist you in completing the forms.
  • Answer any general questions you may have.

Our add-on menu of services include:

  • Notarization
  • Copying
  • Filing with the court
  • Preparation of fee waiver (when applicable)

Plans

Standard

$100
  • Provide all forms required for filing dissolution of marriage and paternity actions. This will be done in a class setting.

Choice

$200
  • Standard plan plus 1 hour private consult with attorney; form notarization; all copies; and assistance with filing.

Select

$400
  • 1:1 document preparation by an attorney (up to 4 hours) plus all add-ons from the Choice Plan.

Application

Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota accepts credit card payments online through this website, as well as money or a cashier’s check at our Sarasota office. The fees stated below are only for the services of Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota. There may be other Court costs and fees associated with filing your paperwork.

Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota is a document preparation service and does not provide legal representation.

Clients are seen by appointment only. Please visit our website if you are interested in additional services for civil legal issues.

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Sarasota
Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc.
1900 Main Street, Ste. 302
Sarasota, FL 34236
[P] 941-366-0038
[F] 941-364-8855
M-F 9:00A.M. untill 5:00P.M.

Direct Payment

I you have already submitted an application to the Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota through this site, by mail, or by visiting our offices but want to make your payment now, please click the link below to go to the payment page.

Please note that any payments made here are only for the services of Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota. There may be other Court costs and fees associated with filing your paperwork.

When paying on our direct pay page, please be sure to include the name on your application in the “description” text box and the price of your chosen plan in the “price” text box.

FAQs

What is it?
Legal Aid of Manasota offers a high quality, low-fee document-preparation service for divorce and paternity actions. This service is offered to clients who do not financially qualify for free assistance.
Who is eligible?
Any adult resident of Sarasota or Manatee County who has resided in Florida for at least 6 months.
How do I apply?
When you call Florida Low Bono Project of Legal Aid of Manasota you will speak with an intake worker who will gather information and review the options available. Once you have decided to proceed with your divorce or paternity action, you will be scheduled for the next available clinic.
How do I know which package/pricing option I need?
The level of assistance you need will depend upon a number of factors, e.g., the level of cooperation among the parties, the value of assets and/or debt to be apportioned, the existence of potential complications arising from, e.g., family businesses, claims for alimony, premarital assets and/or debts, IRS issues, etc.  
What if I need more help than I anticipated?
You may increase the level of assistance by upgrading to a higher plan category at any time by simply paying the difference in price.

Legal Aid of Manasota

Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc. 1900 Main Street, Ste. 302 Sarasota, FL 34236 Phone: 941-366-0038 Fax: 941-364-8855 M-F 9am-5pm

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Legal Aid of Manasota

Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc. 1900 Main Street, Ste. 302 Sarasota, FL 34236 Phone: 941-366-0038 Fax: 941-364-8855 M-F 9am-5pm