El Dorado County Self-Help Services

How to Receive Services (Intake)
Self-represented litigants can take advantage of the free first-come, first-serve walk-in clinics for help with family law or other civil matters.

Review the Walk-In Clinic Schedule using the link below. The schedule can be viewed by selecting the link to an electronic (PDF) document.

495 Main Street
Placerville, CA 95667
United States

Areas Served
El Dorado County
Who We Are
Self-represented individuals may seek free assistance with small claims matters, answers to debt collection lawsuits (limited jurisdiction), landlord/tenant matters, civil harassment restraining orders, name change cases, and enforcement of money judgments on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Self-Help center staff will not represent you at a court hearing, but can help you prepare your court forms for that hearing or the orders after hearing. 

Important Disclosure: These programs and services are available to all parties in a case. The program staff cannot represent any of the parties in a case. No attorney-client relationship is created between any party and the program staff as a result of these services. Communications between parties and program staff are not confidential. The staff can only provide information and education, not legal advice. To receive legal advice, one must hire a private attorney.
Community Groups
Medicaid Eligible
Mentally Ill
Over 60
Person living with HIV/AIDS
Person with Disabilities
Related to person living with HIV/AIDS
Survivor of Domestic Violence
U.S. Citizen or Documented Immigrant
Under 18
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