Many people do not have the financial means to hire an attorney. The Injunction for Protection Project (IFP Project) at Family Life Center provides free and confidential legal assistance in injunction for protection cases. The IFP Attorney is licensed by the Florida Bar and provides legal advice and representation in the following injunction for protection cases:
The IFP Project Attorney meets with survivors to assist them in determining whether filing a Petition for Injunction for Protection is appropriate. The IFP Project Attorney assists survivors in completing and filing the initial petitions, provides representation at:
The IFP Project Attorney also makes referrals to other organizations for services not available through the IFP Project.
The IFP Project operates separately from other services provided by Family Life Center and the IFP Attorney exercises independent judgment in providing services to their clients.
If you are interested in learning more about how the IFP Project can assist you or to apply for services, please call the Family Life Center IFP Project at 386-437-7747, Ext. 415.
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In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Justice policy, this organization is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write the Florida
Department of Legal Affairs, Federal Discrimination Complaint Coordinator, PL-01 The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-1050, or call 850-414-3300, or write Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 or call 202-307-0690 (Voice) or 202-307-2027(TDD/TYY). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may also contact OCR through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (TTY), 877-877-8982 (Speech), or 800-845-6136 (Spanish).
The Flagler Ecumenical Social Service Center, Inc. dba Family Life Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This project was supported by Award No.VOCA-2020-Flagler Ecumenical Social-00747 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, AND by United way of volusia flagler counties. Sponsored by Flagler Ecumenical Social Service Center, Inc., the State of Florida, AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
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