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LawHelpCA has been prepared for general information purposes only. It does not provide direct legal advice but can connect you to legal aid organizations and referral services. Please read our disclaimer here


What is LawHelpCA?

  • OFFICIAL AND FREE LawHelpCA is California’s official and free legal resource.

  • RELIABLE information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics and over 140 specific subtopics

  • UPDATED directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation 

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Who runs LawHelpCA?

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LawHelpCA receives funding from the State Bar of California and generous donations from legal aid providers throughout the state including: 


California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
National Center for Youth Law
Affordable Housing Advocates
Senior Citizens Legal Services
Yuba Sutter Legal Center for Seniors
Step Forward Foundation
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services
Watsonville Law Center
Center for Gender and Refugee Studies - CA
Family Violence Law Center, Inc.
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 
McGeorge Community Legal Services
Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California
Legal Access Alameda
Senior Adults Legal Assistance
Open Door Legal
Wage Justice 
Legal Assistance to the Elderly
Impact Fund
National Housing Law Project 
Legal Aid of Marin
Worksafe Legal Center
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc.
Child Care Law Center
Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino
The Public Interest Law Project
University of San Diego Legal Clinic
Legal Assistance for Seniors
Youth Law Center
Elder Law & Advocacy
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Eviction Defense Collaborative
Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice 
Public Advocates, Inc.
Disability Rights California 
East Bay Community Law Center
Legal Services for Children
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Centro Legal De La Raza
California Indian Legal Services
Public Law Center
Alameda County Homeless Action Center
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Central California Legal Services
Community Legal Aid of SoCal
Inland Counties Legal Services
Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc. 
Legal Services of Northern California
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Bay Area Legal Aid
American College of Bankruptcy



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