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Family Law Self Help Programs

These Family Law programs are operated by Bay Area Legal Services, a non-profit law firm.  These services are free and are designed to provide information to people who are representing themselves in family law cases held in Hillsborough County.  These programs do not assist with any cases that are not Family Law or any out of county or out of state cases.

Legal Information Center           

Tampa, FL 33602

813-864-2280, option #1

(recording for information)


The Legal Information Center is a free program to give you information about available forms and the legal process so you can make informed decisions to represent yourself in your case.  This program is limited to family law cases in Hillsborough County.  Due to social distancing guidelines, the Legal Information Center will be operating remotely. If you have a Hillsborough County family law issue, please visit the Legal Information Center website and follow the instructions.  The Legal Information Center website can be found at:
by going to and typing “legal information center” in the search box 



To reach Bay Area Legal Services, please call the Legal Aid Line

at (800) 625-2257.       





Family Forms Clinic (Tampa Courthouse)
George Edgecomb Courthouse
800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 210
Tampa, FL 33602
813-864-2280, option #2 (recording for information & current walk-in hours)


The Family Forms Clinic cannot assist anyone complete forms that are not Family Law or any out of county or for out of state cases.  We cannot represent you in court or give you legal advice.  If you are modifying an existing court order, please bring the case number and a copy of your court order. We cannot determine what forms you should use or suggest any information to put on the forms.


The Family Forms Clinic will generally be open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Hours are subject to change - CALL 813-864-2280 (option 2) BEFORE YOU COME for info & to verify daily walk-in hours.


If there are no volunteers or the clinic becomes full, the clinic will close early. You must sign-in to be seen. There is no guarantee everyone who signs in will be seen.