September 2015 – May 2016
The Palm Beach County Bar Association sponsors monthly small claims court clinics. They are formatted to teach the public how to proceed with a claim on their own without hiring an attorney.
Topics include: Small Claims Lawsuits and Landlord Tenant. This is free to the public, however, since space is limited, reservations are required and can be made by calling 561/687-2800 or by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediation: Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial and the collection proceedings. A Small Claim is nay legal dispute valued at $5000.00 or less.
Landlord Tenant: Learn about the residential landlord/tenant relationship covering the drafting of the lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord and tenant, the Florida statues concerning the residential landlord/tenant relationship and court procedures in a landlord/tenant lawsuit.
Dates for the upcoming clinics are as follows:
DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:30 p.m. – Landlord Tenant – Gardens Branch, 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:30 p.m. – Landlord Tenant – Wellington Branch Library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:30 p.m. Landlord Tenant – Greenacres Branch, 3750 Jog Road, Greenacres
Thursday, December 10, 2015
6:30 – Landlord Tenant – Lantana Branch, 4020 Lantana Road, Lantana
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – TBA
6:30 p.m. Small Claims ( or ) Landlord Tenant
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – TBA
6:30 p.m. Small Claims ( or ) Landlord Tenant
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6:30 p.m. Small Claims – Greenacres Branch, 3750 Job Road, Greenacres
Thursday, April 7, 2016
6:30 p.m. Small Claims – Lantana Branch, 4020 Lantana Road, Lantana
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach: 411 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
Directions: From I-95, take the Okeechobee Boulevard (State Road 704) East exit. Take Okeechobee Boulevard East until you get to Quadrille Boulevard. Turn left and take Quadrille Boulevard North 7 blocks. Turn right on to Banyan Boulevard. Head east on Banyan for one block. Take your first right at Dixie. The garage entrance will be on your right. Available parking is found in the southeast corner of the intersection of North Dixie Highway and Banyan Boulevard.
Main Library: 3650 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach
Directions: I-95 exit at Forest Hill Blvd. Go West to South Congress Avenue, Go North to Summit Blvd, Go West approximately 1 mile, library will be on the left hand side of the road
Glades Road Branch Library: 20701 95th Avenue South, Boca Raton
Directions: I-95 or the Turnpike – Exit at Glades Road and go West approximately 5 miles, go past the Rooms to Go and Burdines Furniture Center, turn right at the next signal which is 95th Avenue, and the driveway to the library is the first left.
Gardens Branch Library (Palm Beach Gardens)(Formerly North County Regional): 11303 Campus Drive., Palm Beach Gardens
Directions: I-95 east on PGA Blvd., go approximately 2.5 miles to Campus Drive and take a right. The library will be located just past the Courthouse on the right hand side of the street
Wellington Branch Library: 1951 Royal Fern Drive., Wellington
Directions: Forest Bill Blvd. West past the Wellington Green Mall. Library is located on the right hand side of the road on Royal Fern Drive.
Jupiter Branch Library, 705 Military Trail, Jupiter
Directions: East on Indiantown Road to Military Trail, turn right (south); library at Military Trail and Toney Penna Drive
Royal Palm Beach Library, 500 Civic Center Way, Royal Palm Beach
I-95: north or south on I-95, take Okeechobee Boulevard (Exit 70), go west to Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, turn left and in a short distance turn right on Civic Center Way. Follow Civic Center around and Library will be on your right.
Turnpike: north or south on Florida Turnpike to Okeechobee Boulevard (Exit 99), go west to Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, turn left and in a short distance turn right on Civic Center Way. Follow Civic Center around and Library will be on your right.
Lantana Road Library:
From I-95: Take Exit #61 (Lantana Road – SR 812); go west to Lawrence Road and turn left at light. Library is on the southwest corner of the intersection.
From Florida Turnpike: Take Exit #93 (Lake Worth Road), go east to Military Trail, turn right (south) to Lantana Road (SR 812); turn left and get in the right lane and turn right into the library parking lot just before the traffic light at the corner of Lawrence Road.
West Boynton Branch Library:
From I-95: Exit at Boynton Beach Blvd (Exit 57). Drive West to Jog road. Turn north. Library will be on the west side of the road.
From Florida Turnpike: Exit at Boynton Beach. Drive East to Jog Road. Turn north. Library will be on the west side of the road
West Boca Branch Library: 18685 State Road 7, Boca Raton
95 to Yamato Road West. West to 441. At 441 go right (north) and stay in left lane. Library on left/west side of 441. No light. Just entrance. Free standing building.
From I-95: Head north or south on I-95 to 10th Avenue (Exit 64); drive west to Jog Road; turn left onto Jog Road (heading south) to Dodd Road (7/8 of a mile south of 10th Avenue); turn left onto Dodd Road and the Library will be on the right.
From Florida Turnpike: Head north or south on the Florida Turnpike to Lake Worth Road (exit 93); drive east to Jog Road, turn left onto Jog Road (heading north) to Dodd Road (1/8 of a mile north of Lake Worth Road); turn right onto Dodd Road and the Library will be on the right.