Law in the Library: Probate and Restoration of Civil Rights

The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present Law in the Library: Probate - What happens to your stuff when you die? Learn about estates and probate on Monday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m. at Headquarters Library. Charles David, Esq., an attorney with Florida Probate Law Group, will explain how property and assets are handled upon death in Florida. Attorney David will describe Florida's homestead laws, intestate succession, and the use of trusts to avoid probate. He will cover inheritances, estate plans, heir's property and other issues concerning estates.

Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights Workshops are scheduled on Thursdays, Sept. 27, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Cone Park Branch, 2801 E. University Avenue, (352) 334-0720; Oct. 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Tower Road Branch, 3020 SW 75 Street, (352) 333-2840 and Nov. 1, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Library Partnership’s new location, 912 NE 16 Avenue, (352) 334-0165. Attorneys from Josiah T. Walls Bar Association and law students from the University of Florida Levin College of Law will provide one-on-one assistance to persons who have been convicted of a felony and are interested in applying to have their civil rights restored. If civil rights are restored an applicant will have the right to vote, sit on a jury and hold public office. Also, the attorneys will meet with people who are interested in having their records sealed or expunged.

These presentations are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. During Law in the Library presentations experienced attorneys and professionals share their knowledge on a variety of pertinent legal issues. Helpful legal resources are also available online from the Library District’s Nolo’s small business essentials series and Gale Legal Forms

For additional information contact Nickie Kortus,, or (352) 334-3909 or Jan Bendik, Esq., at or (352) 372-0519.

Posted by NickieK on September 7, 2018