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Pro Bono Program

    Consumer Issues

    Domestic Violence Clinic South County Courthouse

    Economic Impact Program

    Education Representation

    Estate Planning Services

   

 

          Family Law Workshop

          Homeless Prevention Advocacy

          Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

          Mediation

          Temporary Restraining Order Clinic

          Unlawful Detainer Clinic

         

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The Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Program is staffed by dedicated professionals: attorneys, advocates, law students, and others who provide valuable legal services without pay. With the support of more than 250 volunteers, Pro Bono Program staff and volunteers provided approximately 10,000 hours of legal assistance each year.

 

Pro Bono Partners

 


Civil Temporary Restraining Order Clinic

Pro Bono volunteers assist participants in preparing documents necessary for the hearing for individuals involved in harassment, stalking and violence issues between individuals who are not family members.  Eligible clients receive legal consultation and/or representation.

 

Date:   Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Place: San Diego Superior Court - South County

           500 Third Avenue - Room 158

           Chula Vista, CA 91910

 

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Date:   Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Place: San Diego Superior Court

           Hall of Justice

           300 W. Broadway, 2nd Floor, Civil Business Filing Office

           San Diego, CA 92101

 

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Date:   Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Place: San Diego Superior Court - East County

           250 E. Main Street, next to Department 1

           El Cajon, CA 92020

           

 

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Conservatorship Clinic

Pro Bono volunteers assist participants with petitioning for Conservatorship of the Person.  Education and assistance with forms is provided.

 

Date:   Monday 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

           Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

           Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Place:  Madge Bradley Courthouse

            1409 Fourth Avenue, Fifth Floor (Next to PC-1)

            San Diego, CA 92101

 


 Consumer issues involving credit and small claims court advice.  Back to top.

 


Domestic Violence Clinic South County Courthouse

Pro Bono volunteers assist participants in preparing documents necessary for the hearing for individuals involved in harassment, stalking and violence issues between individuals who are family members or have been involved in a dating relationship.  Eligible clients receive legal consultation and/or representation.

Date:   Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Place: San Diego Superior Court - South County

           500 Third Avenue - Room 155

           Chula Vista, CA 91910

 

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Economic Impact Program for non-profit organizations. Services include establishing 501(c)3 status and providing tax advice regarding fundraising activities.   Back to top.

 


Economic Impact Program

Advocates for low-income taxpayers how have disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.  Provide advice and representation to taxpayers trying to resolve tax controversies through the IRS internal appeals procedures or through litigation in federal court.  Assist at monthly clinics and represent taxpayer client before the IRS or in court.  Training and mentoring are provided.  Volunteer attorneys and certified public accountants are needed.

 

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

 

Date:    Last Wednesday of the month, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Place:  San Diego County Public Law Library 

            1105 Front Street

            San Diego, CA 92101

 

For more information call Shahin Rahimi 1-877-534.2524 Ext. 2602.  Back to top.

 


Education representation at school expulsion proceedings and help with developing individual education plans.  Back to top.

 


Estate Planning Services helps clients to write wills and powers of attorney.  Back to top.

 


Homeless Prevention Advocacy (HAP) provides advice for clients about Unlawful Detainer defenses. Volunteers assist in the completion of benefit application forms, filing appeals, tracking down missing checks, and in general, dealing with the Social Security and Welfare offices. Since its inception, HAP has given assistance to thousands of homeless persons.  Back to top.

 


Mediation victim/youth offender, family intervention, and group conferencing.   Back to top.

 

 

Unlawful Detainer Clinics (Answers, Ex-Parte, Motion to Convert)

 

Date:   Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

           Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Place: San Diego Superior Court

           Hall of Justice

           330 West Broadway, 2nd Floor (Civil Business Filing Office)

           San Diego, CA 92101

 

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