Law in the Library: Legal Issues Affecting North Florida Seniors

The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present Law in the Library. These programs are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Law in the Library: Legal Issues Affecting North Florida Seniors and You, is on Monday, May 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch. Attorney Judy Paul, Esq., will lead a discussion on some of the issues and practice areas elder law attorneys consider in order to protect the rights of their clients. Topics will include planning for incapacity and what happens if you don’t, estate planning, protecting your assets from the high costs of long-term care and elder exploitation. This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Also, free legal resources are available in the John A.H. Murphree Law Library located at Headquarters Library. Resources include the Florida Bar Journal (2009 to present), Florida Cases, Florida Law Weekly, the Florida Statutes plus the Nolo’s small business essentials series and the WestLawNext (only available at Headquarters) and Gale Legal Forms databases.

Past presentations inlcuded:
Law in the Library - Reverse Mortgages and Foreclosures: What Seniors Need to Know 
Monday, September 21, at 6 p.m.,​ Headquarters Library

Restoration of Civil Rights Workshops on these Thursday evenings: 
October 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Library Partnership
November 12, 4:30 to 6 Cone Park Branch
December 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Tower Road Branch
February 11, Tower Road Branch
March 17, Headquarters Library

Guardianships That Affect Seniors Today
Monday, October 19, 6 p.m., Millhopper Branch Library

Child Support Workshop
Monday, Nov. 2, 6 to 7 p.m., Headquarters Library  

Monday, December 7, 6 p.m. at Headquarters Library

Tips for Coping with Post-Holiday Consumer Blues
Monday, January 11, 6 p.m., at Headquarters Library

Before you File Know - the Tax Basics
Monday, February 1, 6 p.m. at Millhopper Branch

Small Business and Small Businesses
Monday, March 28, 6 p.m. Millhopper Branch

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



Law in the Library - Alachua County Library

Posted by NickieK on April 11, 2016