Legal Clinic Calendar

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health guidance, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” clinics until  further notice. Our attorneys and support staff will work to help you outside of clinic if you have a time sensitive legal issue. Our Legal Advice Line will remain open with additional staffing and resources to help us serve more clients during this period. Please see individual clinic listings for additional information on emergency service and resources related to specific clinics.
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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Pittsburg)
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pittsburg Superior Court – Self Help Center

 


Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided virtually. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we are providing a remote DVRO brief services system to assist survivors with completing DVRO requests. Our new remote system will be available by appointment only. Individuals seeking a restraining order should call the Legal Advice Line, select their language from the opening menu (1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Mandarin, etc.). The next menu will ask the caller to select the option that best describes their legal issue. The caller should then press 5 to be transferred to a Legal Advice Line attorney who can screen them for eligibility, provide advice and set up the appointment for our DVRO brief services.

As a reminder, the Legal Advice Line hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We ask that callers leave a message if the line does not immediately answer and a Legal Advice Line attorney will return their call.

If you have any questions about the new DVRO brief services system please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to provide you and your agency more information.


Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics in Pittsburg every Tuesday at 9:00 am. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist participants with pro per (self-represented) pleadings to obtain a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order and understand the process.

Please arrive on time! If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the clinic has started, you will be referred to the next available clinic.

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Daly City)
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided virtually. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we are providing a remote DVRO brief services system to assist survivors with completing DVRO requests. Our new remote system will be available by appointment only. Individuals seeking a restraining order should call the Legal Advice Line, select their language from the opening menu (1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Mandarin, etc.). The next menu will ask the caller to select the option that best describes their legal issue. The caller should then press 5 to be transferred to a Legal Advice Line attorney who can screen them for eligibility, provide advice and set up the appointment for our DVRO brief services.

As a reminder, the Legal Advice Line hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We ask that callers leave a message if the line does not immediately answer and a Legal Advice Line attorney will return their call.

If you have any questions about the new DVRO brief services system please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to provide you and your agency more information.


Daly City Community Service Center

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics in Daly City every Tuesday at 1:00 pm. Clinics last approximately 3.5 hours.

Please arrive on time! If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the clinic has started, you will be referred to the next available clinic.

DVRO Return Order/Hearing Preparation Clinics
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 4:00 pm
Where: Bay Area Legal Aid – San Mateo Regional Office
1048 El Camino Real (Suite A)
Redwood City, CA 94603

Return Order presentations may be viewed on YouTube: English: Understanding Your Temporary Restraining Order or Español: Entendiendo su orden de restricción temporal.

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Richmond)
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided virtually. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we are providing a remote DVRO brief services system to assist survivors with completing DVRO requests. Our new remote system will be available by appointment only. Individuals seeking a restraining order should call the Legal Advice Line, select their language from the opening menu (1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Mandarin, etc.). The next menu will ask the caller to select the option that best describes their legal issue. The caller should then press 5 to be transferred to a Legal Advice Line attorney who can screen them for eligibility, provide advice and set up the appointment for our DVRO brief services.

As a reminder, the Legal Advice Line hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We ask that callers leave a message if the line does not immediately answer and a Legal Advice Line attorney will return their call.

If you have any questions about the new DVRO brief services system please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to provide you and your agency more information.


Richmond Superior Court – Room 185

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics in Richmond every Wednesday at 9:00 am. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist participants with pro per (self-represented) pleadings to obtain a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order and understand the process.

Please arrive on time! If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the clinic has started, you will be referred to the next available clinic.

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Housing Law Clinic (Pittsburg)
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pittsburg Superior Court – Law Library/Computer Center

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Housing Law Clinics in Pittsburg every Wednesday at 9:00. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist low-income litigants prepare pro per (self-represented) pleadings and understand the eviction process.

Do you need legal assistance in an eviction case?
Can’t figure out which forms you need to fill out?
Free Legal Assistance is available in the courthouse!

First come; first served. Priority given to urgent deadlines determined by Housing Law Clinic staff. Personal Household income limits apply. The Housing Law Clinic is designed for low-income persons who cannot afford attorneys and have difficulty accessing other self-help resources.

QUESTIONS? Please call (510) 233-9954.

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Redwood City)
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided virtually. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we are providing a remote DVRO brief services system to assist survivors with completing DVRO requests. Our new remote system will be available by appointment only. Individuals seeking a restraining order should call the Legal Advice Line, select their language from the opening menu (1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Mandarin, etc.). The next menu will ask the caller to select the option that best describes their legal issue. The caller should then press 5 to be transferred to a Legal Advice Line attorney who can screen them for eligibility, provide advice and set up the appointment for our DVRO brief services.

As a reminder, the Legal Advice Line hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We ask that callers leave a message if the line does not immediately answer and a Legal Advice Line attorney will return their call.

If you have any questions about the new DVRO brief services system please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to provide you and your agency more information.


Redwood City

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics in Redwood City every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00 am; and every Wednesday at 1:30 pm. Clinics last approximately 3.5 hours.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist participants with pro per (self-represented) pleadings to obtain a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order and understand the process.

Please arrive on time! If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the clinic has started, you will be referred to the next available clinic.

DVRO Return Order/Hearing Preparation Clinics: Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 4:00 pm. Return Order presentations may be viewed on YouTube: English: Understanding Your Temporary Restraining Order or Español: Entendiendo su orden de restricción temporal.

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (South San Francisco)
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided virtually. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we are providing a remote DVRO brief services system to assist survivors with completing DVRO requests. Our new remote system will be available by appointment only. Individuals seeking a restraining order should call the Legal Advice Line, select their language from the opening menu (1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Mandarin, etc.). The next menu will ask the caller to select the option that best describes their legal issue. The caller should then press 5 to be transferred to a Legal Advice Line attorney who can screen them for eligibility, provide advice and set up the appointment for our DVRO brief services.

As a reminder, the Legal Advice Line hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We ask that callers leave a message if the line does not immediately answer and a Legal Advice Line attorney will return their call.

If you have any questions about the new DVRO brief services system please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll be happy to provide you and your agency more information.


South San Francisco

San Mateo Superior Court – Northern Branch – Law Library

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics in South San Francisco every Tuesday at 9:00 am. Clinics last approximately 3.5 hours.

Please arrive on time! If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the clinic has started, you will be referred to the next available clinic.

DVRO Return Order/Hearing Preparation Clinics
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 4:00 pm
Where: Bay Area Legal Aid – San Mateo Regional Office
1048 El Camino Real (Suite A)
Redwood City, CA 94603

Return Order presentations may be viewed on YouTube: English: Understanding Your Temporary Restraining Order or Español: Entendiendo su orden de restricción temporal.

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
May 19 @ 9:30 am

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” Consumer Rights clinics until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering individual phone and/or online appointments each Thursday.  To schedule a phone and/or online appointment for legal information on your consumer issue, please RSVP to 415-982-1300.  Please note that the Consumer Rights Clinic will be closed on December 24 and 31.


Bay Point

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Bay Point at SparkPoint – Contra Costa East every Third Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing answers and asserting defenses to third-party debt collection (junk debt buyer) lawsuits; protect exempt income from garnishment; prepare discovery; and stop debt collection harassment.

*RSVP Required: Please call 925-252-2300 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation.

Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy.

  • Are you being sued on a credit card debt?
  • Do you have a court date coming up in your debt collection lawsuit?
  • Are you being harassed by debt collectors?
  • Do you need foreclosure help?
  • Are you struggling with the effects of foreclosure?
  • Do you need information about bankruptcy?
  • Do you want to find out if your income is protected from collection activities?
  • Do you need help filing a wage garnishment claim of exemption?
  • Are there errors on your credit report?
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Veterans Legal Clinic (Menlo Park Vet Center)
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans legal Clinic Location

Peninsula Vet Center
345 Middlefield Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Bay Area Legal Aid provides free help with civil legal problems regarding housing, public benefits, health care access, and domestic violence prevention. Help includes potential legal advice, legal information, referrals, and possible representation in the following areas for low-income people:

Housing Preservation: public, subsidized, and private housing; fair housing and housing discrimination; housing conditions; lock-outs and utility shut-offs; residential hotels
Public Benefits: Veterans Benefits; CalWORKs; SSDI; SSI; Food Stamps; General Assistance; Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants
Consumer: credit card debt; debt collection; bankruptcy advice; wage garnishment; credit report errors
Health Care Access: Medi-Cal; Denti-Cal; Medicare; Healthy Families; In-Home Support Services; ParaTransit Services; mental health services; HMO Issues
Domestic Violence: temporary restraining orders; legal separation or annulment; divorce; child or spousal support; custody and visitation orders; immigration issues; Violence Against Women Act enforcement for domestic violence survivors only

Download the clinic flyer here.

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
May 19 @ 1:00 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” Consumer Rights clinics until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering individual phone and/or online appointments each Thursday.  To schedule a phone and/or online appointment for legal information on your consumer issue, please RSVP to 415-982-1300.  Please note that the Consumer Rights Clinic will be closed on December 24 and 31.


Bay Point

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Bay Point at SparkPoint – Contra Costa East every Third Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing answers and asserting defenses to third-party debt collection (junk debt buyer) lawsuits; protect exempt income from garnishment; prepare discovery; and stop debt collection harassment.

*RSVP Required: Please call 925-252-2300 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation.

Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy.

  • Are you being sued on a credit card debt?
  • Do you have a court date coming up in your debt collection lawsuit?
  • Are you being harassed by debt collectors?
  • Do you need foreclosure help?
  • Are you struggling with the effects of foreclosure?
  • Do you need information about bankruptcy?
  • Do you want to find out if your income is protected from collection activities?
  • Do you need help filing a wage garnishment claim of exemption?
  • Are there errors on your credit report?

 

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Housing Law Clinic (Richmond)
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Richmond Superior Court – Room 202

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Housing Law Clinics in Richmond every Monday at 9:00 am. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist low-income litigants prepare pro per (self-represented) pleadings and understand the eviction process.

Do you need legal assistance in an eviction case?
Can’t figure out which forms you need to fill out?
Free Legal Assistance is available in the courthouse!

First come; first served. Priority given to urgent deadlines determined by Housing Law Clinic staff. Personal Household income limits apply. The Housing Law Clinic is designed for low-income persons who cannot afford attorneys and have difficulty accessing other self-help resources.

QUESTIONS? Please call (510) 233-9954.