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.
California Relay Service: Dial 7-1-1 or from TTY dial 1-800-735-2929 or visit California Relay Service for more information.
Apr
7
Fri
2017
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Veterans Legal Clinic (Menlo Park VA)
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Legal Clinic Location

VA Menlo Park
795 Willow Rd, Building 324, Room E117/118
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.

May
19
Fri
2017
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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.

Jan
23
Tue
2018
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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

Jan
26
Fri
2018
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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Jan 26 @ 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.


Fremont

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics every 4th Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located at SparkPoint Fremont at the Family Resource Center (FRC).

*RSVP Required: Please call 510-574-2026 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers can assist with your consumer legal issues:

  • 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?
Feb
23
Fri
2018
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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Feb 23 @ 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.


Fremont

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics every 4th Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located at SparkPoint Fremont at the Family Resource Center (FRC).

*RSVP Required: Please call 510-574-2026 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers can assist with your consumer legal issues:

  • 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?
Mar
23
Fri
2018
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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Mar 23 @ 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.


Fremont

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics every 4th Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located at SparkPoint Fremont at the Family Resource Center (FRC).

*RSVP Required: Please call 510-574-2026 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation.

BayLegal Staff and Volunteers can assist with your consumer legal issues:

  • 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?
Mar
24
Sat
2018
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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