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Unlicensed Practice of Law – Consumer Help

The Supreme Court of Florida has given The Florida Bar the duty to investigate and take action against the unlicensed practice of law (UPL). Learn how to protect yourself against UPL and how to file a complaint against someone you believe is practicing law without a license.

Filing an Unlicensed Practice of Law Complaint

This pamphlet explains how and where consumer allegations regarding possible UPL may be filed. This pamphlet also explains the Bar’s UPL system, established by the Supreme Court of Florida to protect the public against harm caused by unlicensed individuals practicing law. Please read this information before completing a UPL complaint form.

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