Self-Help Centers Near You

Map; Plot; Atlas

The purpose of a self-help program is to assist self-represented litigants resolve family law cases.

Persons working in a self-help program may provide information and approved forms to self-represented litigants, but may not give them legal advice or do legal research for them. 

The map and self-help center listing below is divided by judicial circuit.

OR, follow this link for a list of self-help centers by county with links to information on court websites.

TIP: Many locations do not accommodate walk-ins and require an appointment. Please call first if you're not sure what to do.

Directory of Self-Help Programs in Florida by Judicial Circuit

First Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the First Judicial Circuit website .

Escambia
Pro Se Coordinator
Phone: (850) 595-4407

Santa Rosa
Pro Se Office
Phone: (850) 981-5588

Okaloosa
Self-Help Voicemail: (850) 864-8561

Walton
Self-Help Voicemail: (850) 864-8561

Second Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Second Judicial Circuit website .

Leon
Gwen Marshall
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 606-4000

Franklin
Marsha Johnson
33 Market Street, Suite 203
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Phone: (850) 653-8861

Jefferson
Jefferson County Courthouse, Room 10
Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: (850) 342-0218

Liberty
Kathleen Brown
10818 NW S.R. 20
P.O. Box 399
Bristol, FL 32321
Phone: (850) 643-2215

Gadsden
Nick Thomas, Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 1649
Quincy, FL 32351
Phone: (850) 875-8601

Wakulla
3056 Crawfordville Highway
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Phone: (850) 926-0300

Third Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Third Judicial Circuit website .

Family Court Support Unit
173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408
Lake City, FL 32055
Phone: (386) 758-2163
Columbia
Madison
Hamilton
Taylor
Lafayette
Suwanee
Dixie

Fourth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Fourth Judicial Circuit website .

Clay
Clay County Courthouse, Room 207
825 North Orange Avenue
P.O. Drawer 1867
Greencove Springs, FL 32043
Phone: (904) 278-3636
Fax: (904) 278-3640  

Duval
Duval County Unified Courthouse
501 West Adams Street, Room 2150
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-2000
Fax: (904) 255-1054  

Nassau
Nassau County Judicial Annex
76347 Veterans Way
Yulee, FL 32097
Phone: (904) 548-4908
Fax: (904) 548-4849

Fifth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Fifth Judicial Circuit website .

Hernando
Family Court Case Management Program
20 North Main Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 540-6274  

Citrus
Family Court Case Management Program
110 North Apopka Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
Phone: (352) 341-7007  

Marion
Family Court Case Management Program
110 NW 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL 34475
Phone: (352) 401-6717  

Lake
Family Court Case Management Program
550 West Main Street
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 742-4301  

Sumter
Family Court Case Management
215 East McCollum Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
Phone: (352) 569-6949

Sixth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Sixth Judicial Circuit website .

Pinellas Clerk of the Circuit Court
Clearwater Courthouse
315 Court St., Room 114
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: (727) 464-5150

St. Petersburg Courthouse
545 First Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 582-7941

North County Service Center
29582 US Hwy 19 N
Clearwater, FL 33761
Phone: (727)464-5150

Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Ken Burke
Attorney Consultations Available by Appointment.
Forms, Packets, Notary, and Copy Services Available

Pasco
7530 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: (727) 847-2411 ext. 2211Dade City
Phone: (352) 523-2411 ext. 221

Seventh Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Seventh Judicial Circuit website .

St. John's
Richard O. Watson Judicial Center
4010 Lewis Speedway, Room 137A
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 827-5631  

Volusia
Volusia County Courthouse
101 N. Alabama Avenue, Room B250
DeLand, FL 32724
Phone: (386) 626-6615

Volusia County Courthouse Annex - City Island
125 E. Orange Avenue, Room 201
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 248-8182  

Putnam
Putnam County Courthouse
410 St. Johns Avenue, Room 218
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: (386) 329-1911  

Flagler
Kim C. Hammond Justice Center
1769 E. Moody Boulevard, #1
Bunnell, FL 32110
Phone: (386) 313-4550

Eighth Circuit:

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Eighth Judicial Circuit website .

Alachua
Family Court Case Management Program
201 East University Avenue, Room 400
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 374-3694
www.circuit8.org

Baker
Please call (352) 374-3694 for assistance.

Union
Please call (352) 374-3694 for assistance.

Bradford
Please call (352) 374-3694 for assistance.

Gilchrist
Please call (352) 374-3694 for assistance.

Levy
Please call (352) 374-3694 for assistance.

*No walk-in assistance available, please call first.

Ninth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Ninth Judicial Circuit website .

Orange
Family Court Services
Orange County Courthouse, Suite 330
425 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 836-6054  

Osceola
*Not available in Osceola.

Tenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Tenth Judicial Circuit website .

Polk
Self-Help Program
Polk County Courthouse
255 North Broadway Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: (863) 534-4015
www.jud10.pialouisecapaldi.com  

Hardee
Self-Help packets available
Hardee County Courthouse
417 West Main Street
Wauchula, FL 33873
Phone: 1(800) 780-5346 ext. 4015
Phone: (863) 534-4000 ext. 5432  

Highlands
Law Library Pro Se Assistance
Highlands County Courthouse Room 102
430 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: (863) 402-6564

Eleventh Circuit

For detailed information about services available, visit the  Eleventh Judicial Circuit website .

Miami-Dade
Family Court Self-Help Program
Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center
24th Floor, Room 2441
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: (305) 349-7800
Fax: (305) 349-7377
www.jud11.pialouisecapaldi.com

Twelfth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Twelfth Judicial Circuit website .

DeSoto
www.desotoclerk.com

Manatee
www.manateeclerk.com

Sarasota
www.sarasotaclerk.com

Thirteenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available, visit the  Thirteenth Judicial Circuit website .

Hillsborough
Family Forms Clinic
Edgecomb Courthouse Room 210
800 E. Twiggs Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 864-2280, Option 2  

Legal Information Center
Edgecomb Courthouse Room 203
800 E. Twiggs Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 864-2280 (recording)

Fourteenth Circuit : 

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit website .

Bay
Please call (850) 747-5623, (850) 747-5247, or (850) 747-5497

Holmes
Please call (850) 718-0480

Jackson
Please call (850) 718-0480

Washington
Please call (850) 718-0480

Calhoun
Please call (850) 718-0480

Gulf
Please call (850) 718-0480

Fifteenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available, visit the  Fifteenth Judicial Circuit website .

Palm Beach
Self Service Center
Clerk and Comptroller
Palm Beach County Courthouse 1st Floor*
205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-7048
http://www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/selfservicecenter

*No walk-in assistance available, please call first.

Sixteenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available, visit the  Sixteenth Judicial Circuit website .

Monroe
Family Court
Monroe County Courthouse Annex
502 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305) 295-3643

Seventeenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available, visit the  Seventeenth Judicial Circuit website .

Broward
Broward County Courthouse
201 SE Sixth Street, Room 248
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 831-6565
www.17th.pialouisecapaldi.com

Eighteenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Eighteenth Judicial Circuit website .

Seminole
Seminole County Courthouse
301 North Park Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
Phone: (407) 665-4277 or (407) 834-1660  

Brevard
Moore Justice Center
2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 617-7254
By Appointment Only - Contact the Clerk's Office

Nineteenth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Nineteenth Judicial Circuit website .

For information on Self-Help in the Ninteenth Circuit, please visit the e-mail response system on the circuit's website.You may also request information via the paper system at the clerk's office.

  • St. Lucie
  • Martin
  • Okeechobee
  • Indian River

Twentieth Circuit

For detailed information about services available in the counties below, visit the  Twentieth Judicial Circuit website .

Charlotte
Family Law Self-Help Program
Charlotte County Justice Center
350 East Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Case Mangers' Phone: (941) 637-2399 or (941) 833-3064
www.ca.cjis20.org/  

Lee
Family Court Services
Lee County Justice Center
1700 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 533-2747 or 1(800) 250-7451  

Glades
Please call Family Law Self-Help Case Manager at 941-637-2399 or 941-833-3064.  

Hendry
Please call Family Law Self-Help Case Manager at 941-637-2399 or 941-833-3064.  

Collier
Please call Family Law Self-Help Case Manager at 239-252-6280.  

Please click on the following links for additional family law related resources:

FL Bar/Legal Services
Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service
Consumer Information and Pamphlets (Florida Bar website)
Legal aid / legal services in Florida

Last Modified: April 03, 2024