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Please click the buttons to the right to access each of our required forms or call us at (800) 230-5920 to schedule an appointment. All three forms MUST be completed. Please note, we cannot accept every case. You do not become a client unless we tell you that we accept your case. We cannot help with traffic tickets or criminal cases and all family law cases must have an element of domestic violence in order for us to serve you.

Please note: GLS only serves clients in the following areas: Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, and Wimauma.
Our LITC program serves Pinellas, Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto, and Lee counties.


UPDATE: In response to COVID-19, GLS will be temporarily suspending in-person services, beginning Tuesday, March 17th. We will will continue to provide services remotely/virtually. Clients must fill out the online legal application below. If you have any questions or accessibility issues, please call our offices to walk through the application via phone. For more information about how we use your online information, check out our Privacy Policy.

Legal Services Application

*GLS's direct application for assistance

Legal Needs Assessment

Acknowledgements & Privacy Statement - English

Acknowledgements & Privacy Statement - Spanish


Gulfcoast Legal Services (GLS) is committed to the principle of equal access to services for all clients. GLS strives to provide clients with an environment free of discrimination and harassment. All client application decisions are based on applicants’ eligibility for program services, typically based on income or victim status. Such decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion or belief; national, social or ethnic origin; sex (including pregnancy); veterans or military service status; physical, mental or sensory disability; HIV status; sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression; marital, civil union or domestic partnership status; or any other status protected by law. GLS will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
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