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Legal Stuff

Legal Aid Society
San Diego
(619) 262-0896

(760) 722-1935
110 South Euclid Avenue
San Diego, Ca 92114

Provides legal services for those who qualify. No fees are charged.

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
(619) 235-5656
625 Broadway, Ste 925
San Diego, CA 92015

Provides free legal services to people with low incomes for certain civil law matters including family law (divorce, child custody, paternity), domestic violence prevention (including restraining orders), immigration, and other areas. No criminal law assistance.

Legal Clinics operated by San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program: Operates legal clinics on a variety of topics around the county. Topics include civil areas of law such as family law, domestic violence prevention, immigration, elder law, and AIDS law, among others. Attorneys and support staff at the clinics provide legal information and counseling.

Clinics are located at the Madge Bradley Building in Downtown San Diego, the East and North County branches of the San Diego Superior Court, the central San Diego County Public Law Library, and other community-based organizations throughout San Diego County. Clinic hours vary. Call for clinic times, locations, and eligibility requirements, if any.

USD Legal Clinic
(619) 260-7470

Free clinics that provide legal information and representation to low-income clients. The clinic has nine areas of concentration: immigration, civil, environmental, land use, tax, small claims, entrepreneurship, special education, and mental health patient advocacy. Call for clinic schedule.

Legal Resources

Here are some helpful resources and web site for legal help.

Fight For Your Rights – A Guidebook for California Foster Youth, Former Foster Youth, And Those Who Care About Them The National Center for Youth Law released this publication, which is authored by a former foster youth who is also an attorney. Its goal is to inform you about services and issues that are important to youth preparing for the transition to independence.

Foster Care Ombudsman This website provides brief and simply stated information about your rights while in foster care as well as information about how The Office of Foster Care Ombudsman can help you.

San Diego County Court Information This website will provide court information on all types of court cases - civil, landlord/tenant, restraining orders, small claims, traffic and more. You will also find information such as court locations and forms.