Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights and Expungement

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March 1, 2013
Contact: 
Nickie Kortus
Alternate Contact: 
Rob Birrenkott

The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights and Expungement.

Meshon Rawls, Esq., University of Florida Levin College of Law Professor, will present Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights and Expungement, on March 11, at 6 p.m. at Headquarters. Rawls will discuss the following: (1) the requirements for restoring civil rights and sealing and expunging records in Florida, specifically highlighting the differences between the processes, (2) the challenges that ex-offenders encounter when attempting to re-establish themselves in the community and (3) the value in developing re-entry programs and opportunities for ex-offenders.

 The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present the “Law in the Library Series” to provide area citizens with valuable legal information and services on pertinent topics. The sessions will be held at multiple Alachua County Library District locations including:

March 11, 6 pm – at Headquarters, 401 E. University Avenue, Gainesville

Meshon Rawls, Esq.  - Restoration of Civil Rights and Expungement

March 15, 3:30 pm – at High Springs Branch, 135 NW 1 Avenue, High Springs

Judicial Hearing Officer S.P. Stafford Esq. - Child Support Issues, Questions & Procedures

April 8, 6 pm – at Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43 Street, Gainesville

James H. (Mac) McCarty Jr., Esq. - Residential Foreclosure Legal Issues

April 10, 6 pm – at Headquarters, 401 E. University Avenue, Gainesville

Judicial Hearing Officer SP Stafford Esq. - Child Support Issues, Questions & Procedures

May 8, 7 pm – Archer Branch, 13266 SW State Road 45, Archer

Judicial Hearing Officer SP Stafford Esq. - Child Support Issues, Questions & Procedures

May 13, 6 pm – at Headquarters, 401 E. University Avenue, Gainesville

Sharon Sperling, Esq. - Bankruptcy

For more information on “Law in the Library,” contact Nickie Kortus, nkortus@aclib.us, or (352) 334-3909 or Rob Birrenkott, Esq. (352) 273-0860, rbirrenkott@law.ufl.edu.

If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).