The Clerk's Self-Help Center provides free attorney consultations. The public is able to get answers for a variety of civil and family legal matters, including divorce, child support and alimony. Attorneys will also be able to assist with domestic violence injunctions, name changes, small claims, foreclosures, and evictions. Legal consultations will not be provided for criminal, juvenile, guardianship or mental health cases.The Legal Aid Society attorneys cannot represent the customer in court.

Fort Myers:
Lee County Justice Center
1700 Monroe St./2075 MLK Blvd.
Self Help Center- 1st Floor of Justice Center's East Entrance
Tuesdays from 1:00pm - 4:30pm
For 15 minute appointments call 239-533-2835

Effective Thursday August 1, 2019, this service will be provided in
Cape Coral at:

Cape Coral United Way House
1105 Cultural Park Blvd.
First Thursday of each month - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
First Saturday of each month - 9:00am - 12:00pm
For 15 minute appointment call 239-533-2835


Additional Services Provided at the Self-Help Center

  • Obtain copies of child & family support payment history
  • Schedule time with an attorney for legal services (filing fees apply)
  • Search & print court filings, including certified copies and notarization