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 (1-800-551-5554) 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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Jan
23
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Free Wildfire Recovery and Insurance Workshop
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Recovery and Insurance Workshop

Workshop Topic: Information and guidance on navigating your insurance claim, tips for communicating with your insurance company, going up the chain of command and asserting your rights.

Who should attend? Homeowners and renters whose insured homes were damaged or destroyed in the wildfire. All attendees will receive a free copy of the “little yellow” Disaster Recovery Handbook and have the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A portion of the program. The first 120 attendees will receive a holiday gift from the wildfire survivor group Fired Up Sisters.

This Roadmap to Recovery™ workshop is cohosted by the Napa Valley Community Foundation, California Rural Legal Assistance, Bay Area Legal Aid and presented by United Policyholders, a non-profit consumer organization helping disaster survivors for over 25 years.

Download the Flier: Free Recovery and Insurance workshop Jan 23 2017

Mar
24
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Free Consultation with an Insurance Lawyer
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free Consultation with an Insurance Lawyer

What is the event?  The non-profit United Policyholders, in partnership with Bay Area Legal Aid, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, will present basic information on laws and consumer protections related to insurance policies, coverage and claim settlements, immediately followed by one-­on-­one consultations with volunteer lawyers with expertise in insurance legal matters.

Who should attend? Homeowners and renters whose insured property was damaged or destroyed in the recent wildfires. Some of the issues you can discuss with an attorney include:

  • What can I do if my insurer is offering less money than I believe I’m entitled to?
  • What are my rights if I’m underinsured?
  • What can I do if I don’t have enough money to rebuild?
  • My adjuster is uncooperative or hard to communicate with
  • I want to buy a replacement home instead of rebuilding
  • I’m concerned about smoke damage and my health; and
  • I’m considering hiring a public adjuster or attorney.

 

TO RESERVE A SPOT, EMAIL: dan.wade@uphelp.org
For more information visit: www.uphelp.org/NorthBayFires
Download the Flier:  Free Consultation with an Insurance Lawyer – March 24, 2018

 

Jul
28
Sat
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Free Consultation with an Insurance Lawyer
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

What is the event? The non-profit United Policyholders, in partnership with Bay Area Legal Aid, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, will present basic information on laws and consumer protections related to insurance policies, coverage and claim settlements, immediately followed by one-on-one consultations with volunteer lawyers with expertise in insurance legal matters.

Who should attend? Homeowners and renters whose insured property was damaged or destroyed in the recent wildfires. Some of the issues you can discuss with an attorney may include but are not limited to:

  • What can I do if my insurer is offering less money than I believe I’m entitled to?;
  • What are my rights if I’m underinsured?;
  • What can I do if I don’t have enough money to rebuild?;
  • My adjuster is uncooperative or hard to communicate with;
  • I want to buy a replacement home instead of rebuilding;
  • I’m concerned about smoke damage and my health; and
  • I’m considering hiring a public adjuster or attorney.

 

TO RESERVE A SPOT, EMAIL: kjarvis@legalaidsc.com

For more resources and information visit: www.uphelp.org/NorthBayFires

Nov
15
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Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic – Napa
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic - Napa @ LGBTQ Connections | Napa | California | United States

*Free      *Spanish interpretation available

Are you looking for support around gender marker and/or name changes?

LGTBQ Connection Napa is working with Bay Area Legal Aid to host a legal clinic to help you in this process!

Bay Area Legal Aid is partnering with LGBTQ Connection to assist our community with filling out the paperwork for court- ordered name and/ or gender marker changes. Volunteers will also be available to help complete the necessary forms to change vital documents for Social Security, Passports, Driver’s Licenses/ID cards, and other identity documents.

Please RSVP with Bay Area Legal Aid at (707) 259-0579 or LGBTQ Connection at (707) 251-9432.

 

Download the bilingual event flyer here.