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.
California Relay Service: Dial 7-1-1 or from TTY dial 1-800-735-2929 or visit California Relay Service for more information.
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Veterans’ Legal Clinic – San José
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 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. 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.

This free, walk-in legal clinic held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month serves veterans in Santa Clara County. BayLegal attorneys can help clinic attendees with information and referrals on topics including veterans’ benefits, other public benefit programs, healthcare access and coverage, family law, housing law, and consumer legal issues.

BayLegal Veterans Project Brochure

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Richmond Housing Rights Clinic
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health guidance, all Bay Area Legal Aid services will continue to be provided remotely. 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.
If you are facing eviction and need resources immediately, BayLegal’s Self-Help Eviction Defense Unlawful Detainer Answer Packet is available for your use. This self-help packet is designed to help tenants represent themselves in unlawful detainer actions. The information provided in this self-help packet is not legal advice. For advice, please contact our Legal Advice Line.

Richmond Residents – Get Free Legal Assistance – Speak to an Attorney About Your Housing Rights

  • Can’t figure out which rent board forms you need to fill out?
  • Have you received an eviction notice or a notice of rent increase?
  • Do you need legal assistance in an eviction case?

 

The Richmond Housing Rights Clinic is held at:

Catholic Charities Richmond Service Center

217 Harbour Way

Richmond, CA 94801

MONDAYS @ 9:00am

 

WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ANYONE ASSISTANCE. PRIORITY GIVEN TO URGENT DEADLINES AS DETERMINED BY CLINIC STAFF.

Questions? Please call (510) 233-9954.
Clinic is closed on 10/14/19 and 11/11/19.

 

The Clinic is supported by The City of Richmond Rent Program. 510.234.RENT (7368)

 

Bay Legal Richmond housing rights clinic flyer (Eng/Esp)

Dec
15
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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Pittsburg)
Dec 15 @ 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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Reentry Legal Services Drop-In Clinic (Richmond)
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

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.
For further information and to connect with help, please download our Contra Costa County Reentry flyer.

Contra Costa County residents with an arrest or conviction history: get help with housing issues, public benefits, suspended licenses and other ID issues, criminal record issues, employment issues, consumer issues, and identity theft.

Drop-in hours for our Contra Costa County Reentry unit are held from 12:30-2:30pm  on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Reentry Success Center, 912 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801.

Dec
16
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2020
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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic (Richmond)
Dec 16 @ 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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Reentry Legal Services Drop-In Clinic (Richmond)
Dec 16 @ 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. 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.
For further information and to connect with help, please download our Contra Costa County Reentry flyer.

Contra Costa County residents with an arrest or conviction history: get help with housing issues, public benefits, suspended licenses and other ID issues, criminal record issues, employment issues, consumer issues, and identity theft.

Drop-in hours for our Contra Costa County Reentry unit are held from 9:00am-12:30pm every Wednesday at BayLegal’s Richmond office, 1025 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801.

Dec
17
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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually 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 800-551-5554.

San José

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located in room SC-216, second floor of the Student Services Building of San José City College at 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128.

*RSVP Required: Please call 408-918-5199 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?
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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually 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 800-551-5554.

San José

Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located in room SC-216, second floor of the Student Services Building of San José City College at 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128.

*RSVP Required: Please call 408-918-5199 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?
Dec
18
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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually 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 800-551-5554.

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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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm

Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health:

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually 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 800-551-5554.

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?