The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present Law in the Library: Restoration of Civil Rights Workshops on Thursdays, February 8, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Library Partnership, 1130 NE 16 Avenue, (352) 334-0165, March 22, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Cone Park Branch, 2801 E. University Avenue, (352) 334-0720 and April 5, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Tower Road Branch, 3020 SW 75 Street, (352) 333-2840. 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 more information, visit www.aclib.us/law or call (352) 334-3900.
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).