BANKRUPTCY PROJECT

               

 

 

 

 

Dade Legal Aid/Put Something Back with support from the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation and The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida provide pro bono bankruptcy legal assistance to low-income debtors in Miami-Dade County.  In addition, training and mentorship are available through seminars and seasoned attorneys for those interested in learning about this area of the law. Please see below for further information.

Need an Attorney?  Put Something Back offers free assistance for indigent debtors through a dedicated helpline on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:00 am. Client calls are pre-screened for income eligibility and merit then paired with a virtual volunteer.  Clients must provide proper documentation.  For clients in need of Bankruptcy assistance, Click here for list of required documents in order to receive services.

For questions about whether you qualify for an attorney, email bankruptcy@dadelegalaid.org . PSB does not accept emergencies and cannot guarantee that your case will be accepted, referred or represented and it may take several weeks for cases to be processed or referred.  IF YOU QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANCE YOU MAY BE REFERRED TO A PRO BONO ATTORNEY.  IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION OR REQUIRED RECEIPTS AND PROOF OF INCOME YOU MAY BE REJECTED BY THE PRO BONO ATTORNEY.  Dade Legal Aid provides appropriate auxiliary aids and services at no cost to deaf or hard of hearing clients and companions. 

Not sure whether Bankruptcy is Right for You? Call our helpline and speak to a volunteeror watch a brief video outlining procedures for filing bankruptcy and other consumer law topics.  The Legal Helpline is available at 305-579-5733 ext. 2237 in partnership with The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District, American College of Bankruptcy Foundation and University of Miami School of Law.     Click here for more information about the US Bankruptcy Courts.

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A PRO SE DEBTOR

Judge Laurel Myerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of Florida

The Honorable Laurel Myerson Isicoff, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Florida.  

Judge Isicoff has been a leader in pro bono representation, diversity, inclusion and professionalism throughout her 36-year distinguished legal career.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER, ACCEPT A PRO BONO CASE OR MAKE A DONATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.