Reentry project

We provide wrap-around legal services to individuals with arrest or conviction histories causing barriers to successful reintegration into society. We address the many and varied collateral consequences of criminal convictions and incarceration through legal representation across a wide array of practice areas, including:

  • Housing – evictions, housing denials, landlord/tenant issues
  • Public Benefits (CalWORKs, Medi-Cal, CalFresh, General Assistance) – denials, terminations, overpayments, sanctions
  • Suspended Driver’s Licenses & Traffic Court Debt
  • Criminal Record Remedies – “expungements,” reduction of felonies to misdemeanors, early termination of probation, record sealing
  • Employment – background checks, employment denials, occupational licensing appeals
  • Consumer – debt, credit reporting, identity theft

Reentry attorneys are available to serve clients in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

 

Get Legal Help

CONNECT WITH REENTRY HELP IN CONTRA COSTA AND ALAMEDA COUNTIES

If you are a resident of Contra Costa County or Alameda County, download our printable Reentry flyers for information on how to connect directly with assistance.

Contra Costa flyer

Alameda flyer

LEGAL ADVICE LINE

Call the Legal Advice Line for free legal help and referrals:

Legal Advice Line

 

UPCOMING LEGAL CLINICS

Bay Area Legal Aid provides monthly Know Your Rights training throughout Alameda County.

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Reentry Legal Advice Clinic (Richmond) 12:00 pm
Reentry Legal Advice Clinic (Richmond)
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Reentry Legal Advice Clinic (Richmond) @ Reentry Success Center | Richmond | California | United States
Reentry Legal Advice Clinic — 4th Monday of each month in Richmond Bay Area Legal Aid offers a legal advice clinic for participants experiencing reentry-related legal issues, on the 4th Monday of each month at: …

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Reentry Legal Clinic for fathers facing custody issues (Oakland) 1:30 pm
Reentry Legal Clinic for fathers facing custody issues (Oakland)
Apr 30 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Reentry Legal Clinic for fathers facing custody issues (Oakland) On the final Tuesday of every month, BayLegal joins Dads Evoking Change at their weekly clinic for fathers facing custody issues. We provide legal services specifically …

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