The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC) serves clients who face violence, discrimination, or other oppression based on their actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The clinic serves low-income survivors of domestic, dating, and sexual violence with legal representation, mental health counseling, and case management needs. The clinic will also seek to vindicate the rights of low-income clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, questioning, intersex, and/or gender nonconforming. The clinic does not represent clients in divorce or child custody actions.
Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify. Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice. Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties. We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible. You can click “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations.
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC) By University of Florida Levin College of Law
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (Gainesville Office)
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (TRL) provides free civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims. TRL takes cases regarding injunctions for protection, custody, divorce and other issues of civil law. The Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. Gainesville office serves Alachua, Braford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union Counties.