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Riverside Legal Aid

Riverside Legal Aid is non-profit organization established in 1982 to provide free legal services to those who cannot afford an attorney, particularly in the following areas:

  • family law (divorce, child support and visitation, restraining orders, paternity and child custody)
  • evictions and housing problems
  • guardianship/conservatorship
  • debtor/creditor collection cases
  • bankruptcy
  • Federal District Court civil cases

Volunteer attorneys provide the free services in various clinics operated by Riverside Legal Aid or on a direct representation basis, depending on the type of services you are seeking.


Call or walk in between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to find out if you are eligible for services.

Legal services are free for qualified individuals.

Applicants for Riverside Legal Aid services must live in Riverside County or have a case in a Riverside County Court. Those whose income meets established financial guidelines are eligible. Once you have been approved, there will be no charge for your legal services as long as you are financially eligible.

If you qualify and your legal problem is one in which Riverside Legal Aid offers legal services, you will be given an appointment.

Bankruptcy and Federal District Court Self-Help Clinic

Self-represented people in the Bankruptcy and Federal District Courts can get free help at the self-help clinic located in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on a first-come-first-served, walk-in basis. There is no income requirement and no charge for services.

Hours and Locations

Riverside Office

(951) 682-7968

4129 Main Street, Suite 101
Riverside, CA 92501

M-F 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Call or walk in to schedule an appointment.

Indio Office

(760) 347-9456

82632 Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201

M-F 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Call or walk in to schedule an appointment.

Coachella Valley Bankruptcy Clinic

(951) 682-7968

Cathedral City Public Library
33520 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City, CA 92234

Walk-in ONLY 4th Monday of the Month 10:30 – 2:30

Bankruptcy & Federal Clinic

George E. Brown, Jr., Federal Bldg.
3470 12th Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Walk-in ONLY Tu & Thurs, 10:00 a.am. – 2:00 p.m.

Cathredal City Public Library
Walk-in ONLY – Fourth Monday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Riverside Legal Aid Website

For more information please visit the Riverside Legal Aid Web Site

Telephone: (951) 682-1015
FAX: (951) 682-0106
Email: rcba@riversidecountybar.com
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Riverside County Bar Association
Riverside County Bar Association
4129 Main Street, Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92501