There are currently over 4,500 lawyers in the Orlando area. Therefore, it can be difficult to find the right Orlando attorney for a given case. Picking an Orlando attorney without researching their background and qualifications is a stab in the dark: you might end up with a perfectly competent attorney. Conversely, you might not.
LegalMatch only deals with local, pre-screened Orlando lawyers who are in good standing with Florida’s bar association. Furthermore, LegalMatch will only send your particular case to attorneys who are equipped to handle it.
Of particular interest in Orlando is immigration law. While some Orlando residents are natural citizens or those in the U.S. on a valid visa, there are also others here illegally who are concerned about being deported. During hurricanes, Federal Authorities routinely assure everyone that immigration status would not be checked at evacuation loading zones or inland checkpoints.
If you are seeking legal information, and do not necessarily require an attorney, the LegalMatch law library is a good place to start. With over 3,300 articles (and growing), covering a wide variety of topics, the LegalMatch law library is an excellent source for an Orlando layperson seeking basic legal information. Another source for legal information in the Orlando area is the Orlando Public Library.
Most lawsuits in Orlando will be filed at the Orange County Courthouse. Information as to where and how to file a particular document can be found on the website for the Orange County Clerk of Courts. As of July 1, 2008, all Orlando Circuit Civil cases must be filed electronically.
Orlando lawyers may be members of the Orange County Bar Association, but this is not required. All Florida attorneys must be a member of the Florida Bar, which has over 84,000 members. One method of finding a lawyer entails going through a Lawyer Referral Services in Orange County, FL