They are walk-in clinics that offer self-representing individuals legal information, assistance in preparing legal forms, and guidance on a variety of civil matters, including evictions, divorces and paternity actions, and civil harassment. Referrals to private attorneys or legal services programs are provided as needed. They also host workshops in several areas:
1) Eviction (unlawful detainer) answers
2) Eviction (unlawful detainer) trial prep
3) Family law (divorce and paternity)
4) Record expungement
Self-represented litigants who attend workshops or seek individual assistance have their pleadings reviewed by an attorney.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles helps low-income people. People with income less than 125% of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible and may qualify for assistance. Sometimes people with less than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines can qualify. Please call LAFLA at 800-399-4529 to see if you are eligible.