Legal Topic of the Month: Women & the Law
Authored By: Florida Justice Technology Center
15.3% of women in Florida live in poverty. The national average is 13.4% Another statistic: 17.2% of women in Florida are uninsured. The national average is 11.3% With numbers like these, we see that women in Florida have increasing legal problems and we wanted to provide resources to help. Women often face legal problems for divorce, child custody, domestic violence, sexual assault, employment issues, and business ownership. Women nearing retirement often need advice about social security and drafting wills. We've listed organization and resources that can help with these common issues.