- A step by step check list for Floridians to Recover Following Hurricane Ian can be found here Hurricane Checklist for Ian | Florida Disaster.
- DSNAP application now available in multiple languages
Pre-registration is now available in English, Spanish & Haitian Creole. Links here: https://myflfamilies.com/DSNAP/
- Avoiding Fraud with Disaster Repairs
- FL Weathering the Storm Prevention and Preparedness
HOW LAWYERS CAN HELP.
The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division has activated the YLD/FEMA Disaster Hotline. Volunteers return calls placed to the YLD’s 1-800 hotline or at FEMA center. Florida Bar members interested in volunteering can enroll online now.
The Florida Free Legal Answers 100% online pro bono project has added a Hurricane Ian category. Florida Bar members can volunteer now to provide online pro bono assistance through Florida Free Legal Answers.
MEMBER BENEFITS ASSISTANCE
Several approved member benefits of The Florida Bar are offering assistance:
- The Fastcase Hurricane Ian page lists available services and includes Bar, Court, and ABA information and resources; non-profits; federal resources; and psychological and counseling resources.
- Clio has created a disaster page with resources for lawyers and law firms.
Florida Bar members can contact the Practice Management Advisors at LegalFuel for free guidance and resources online or by chat, email, and phone at (866) 730-2020. LegalFuel also has free CLEs that can assist with a variety of practice management topics including remote work and cybersecurity assistance.
The Florida Bar Tech Helpline is a free resource for Bar members who need assistance with most of the typical software, applications, services, and hardware used in the practice of law.
Florida Bar members can call the Florida Lawyers Helpline 24/7 to speak to mental health professionals at 833-351-9355. This service is free and completely confidential. The Florida Bar Mental Health and Wellness Center includes additional mental health and wellness-related resources.