Bar Association of California: The Lawyer Referral and Information Service offers assistance in finding a lawyer, utility group, or government agency to resolve your legal issues. Reduced transfer fees may be available depending on income eligibility policies. Spanish-speaking. Requests for lawyers can be made online or by phone. The State Bar Association funds legal aid organizations throughout the state that provide legal services to low- and middle-income Californians. These organizations focus on your issues, from custody and family law to disability rights and veterans` benefits. The California Women`s Law Center offers many programs to ensure that life opportunities for women and girls are free from unjust social, economic, and political constraints. Programs include pro bono facilitation workshops and legal training, with a focus on discrimination, violence, women`s health and reproductive justice. 6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 980, Los Angeles, CA Phone: (323) 951-1041 firstname.lastname@example.org Our legal system is complex for everyone. But for those who can`t hire a lawyer, it`s downright intimidating. For 96 years, the Office of the Public Attorney, now the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, has consistently provided free professional legal services to these families and individuals. Immigration laws and regulations are constantly changing.
Protecting your immigration status is a priority for most students. Student Legal Services are available to assist eligible University of Washington students on a variety of immigration matters, including DACA matters, adjustment of status, the consequences of criminal convictions in immigration matters, citizenship, domestic issues, employment-based immigration, and family immigration issues. Schedule a consultation with SLS to address your concerns and discuss eligibility for certain forms of facilitation. WomensLaw.org provides legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault. Publishes country-specific legal information on domestic violence and information on how to get help in your community, and provides email support directly to women and lawyers in the U.S. Translation services in almost all languages are available upon request. If you are interested in becoming a client of a Community law clinic, please call 650.725.9200. When we are open for admission (see below), the receptionist will ask you several questions to see if you fall into our service areas. If you do, the receptionist will be called back by a student to schedule a check-in appointment. As it is a legal training program, the clinic does not handle as many cases as an independent legal consulting firm. The clinic is open during the first parts of the two academic terms (usually in January, then again in April) and periodically during the summer.
We complete admission when our students have as many cases and clients as they can handle competently. If we are closed for admission when you call, the receptionist will give you recommendations to other agencies that might be able to help you. If your case is not urgent, she will tell you when to call back to see if the reception has been reopened. International Institute of the Bay Area is a non-profit organization that serves as a resource for immigrants and refugees, the IIBA provides immigration law services (including a free immigration information clinic) and a training and employment program for immigrants and refugees. 449 15th Street, Suite 201, Oakland (510) 451-2846 Direct immigration services are available free of charge to ALL students, alumni, staff and their immediate families. At SJSU, individuals can make an appointment with an immigration attorney from Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD), a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing immigration justice services. LTD`s mission is to promote justice by providing legal representation to underserved immigrant communities. LTD serves students, staff, faculty and families on CSU campuses in the Central Valley, Central Coast and Bay Area. Everyone should have access to a lawyer to help them solve legal problems. No.
All consultations, appointments and case substitutions are free for SJSU students, alumni, staff, lecturers and immediate family members. The only cost to the client would be possible immigration fees. Legal Aid for Veterans – Find free legal clinics and other resources from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Their public law library offers several resources for finding answers to legal questions, including links to various self-help centers, a mini-research guide, a list of law libraries by county, and many legal connections. Also includes a link to the AskNow legal librarian service. SIREN works to empower low-income immigrants and refugees in Santa Clara County through direct services, community building, leadership development, and policy advocacy. 1425 Koll Circle, Suite 103, San Jose, CA (408) 453-3003 For tips on how to find the right lawyer, questions to ask when hiring a lawyer, and how to avoid fraud, check out our free legal information.
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