If you are looking for legal help, the State Bar can point you in the right direction.
To find an attorney matched to your needs, a lawyer referral service can help. The State Bar certifies these services so that they can operate in California. They must meet certain standards to be certified.
The State Bar certifies attorneys who specialize in certain areas of the law. Our online specialist search enables you to find local specialists in the area of law most relevant to your needs.
If you can’t afford a lawyer, you may be eligible for free or low-cost legal services. Legal aid groups across California get grants from the State Bar to help people who are low-income. Their clients include people with disabilities, seniors, and those facing homelessness.
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Visit the California Courts Self-Help Center
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For tips on how to hire the right lawyer and what to do if you have a problem with your attorney, check out our free legal information.