We provide private one-on-one client consultation, in your community, at your senior center.
Common concerns in consultation include:
If your issue involves an area of the law we don't handle, we refer you to other services more appropriate for your concern.
We offer public speakers to speak on legal issues commonly shared by seniors. Please contact our office to discuss available speakers and topics.
We offer group presentations to seniors and caregivers. Topics include: Elder Abuse, What Do I Need To Know About Estate Planning, and others. Presentations last 1-3 hours.
Legal Information For the Elderly (LIFE) Class
We facilitate the LIFE class for the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging (VCAAA). The three-hour class covers: Identifying Legal Needs; Grandchildren and Legal Relationships; Elders at Risk; Legal Documents for Elders; Resolving Housing Disputes; Communication, Hiring Legal Professionals; When to Use the Court System and Community Resources. The program won the VCAAA a national award. Contact the VCAAA at (805) 477-7300 for information on attending an upcoming LIFE class or scheduling a LIFE class at your facility.
We provide advice not representation. We do not represent you in court proceedings.
Criminal Law Advice
We do not provide advice on criminal matters, including the DMV. The Ventura County Public Defender Office represents individuals who cannot afford a private attorney for criminal matters.
Family Law Advice
We do not advise on family law issues, including grandparent's rights. Consider contacting a private attorney.*
If you already received a legal document or want to file a lawsuit, please contact a private attorney.*
*The Ventura County Bar Association can help connect you with a local attorney. Ask about the Lawyer Referral Service. You can reach the Bar Association at (805) 650-7599.
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