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P.O. Box 3524, Fairfield, CA 94533

Ph 707-422-5087 • Fax 707-422-3860
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Valuable Links


Legal Assistance: Free or Low-Cost Services

Lawyers At Your Library

Local attorneys offer free legal advice and referral. See links below for times and details:
Benicia
Fairfield
Vallejo
Vacaville



Solano County Law Library
• Law Library - Fairfield
The Law Library is a public library providing books and other material to assist people researching legal questions. The library's collection of over 25,000 volumes includes basic legal sources as well as specialized resources that support specific types of law, such as civil law and family law. Staff can assist members of the legal community an lay persons in using these materials during open hours.
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Solano County Family Law Facilitator
Hall of Justice
600 Union Ave. 2nd Floor
Fairfield, CA 94533
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:15am-3:00pm
(707) 207-7348

Legal Services of Northern California
1810 Capitol St.
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 643-0054
1-800-270-7252
For low income individuals; civil law only: housing, landlord-tenant, public benefits, health benefits, education, senior assistance. Bilingual services are available.

Referral Service
Solano County Bar Association

P.O. Box 3524
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 422-0127
$45 for matching client with attorney plus 1/2 hour consultation  Referral Service 051414

Solano County Small Claims Advisor
General Information: (707) 207-7335
Direct consultation line: (707) 207-7336
Accessible on the following days:
M 8am-12pm and 1-4pm; T-Th 8:30-12:30pm

Dispute Resolution Service
Solano County Bar Association
P.O. Box 3524
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 422-5087
Mediation for consumer and small claims, neighbor conflicts, insurance claims, personal injury, business disputes, property damage, landlord-tenant, fee arbitration. 051414

SafeQuest Solano
(707) 421-6881
Services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Equal Rights Advocate Advice and Counseling Hotline
Hotline (415) 621-0505; 1-800-839-4ERA
Telephone counseling on gender discrimination and sexual harassment; Hours change during year, call and leave a message.

Workers Rights Clinic
(415) 864-8208
Wed. evenings 6-7:30pm
Telephone clinic for low-income, unemployed, or soon-to-be unemployed. Deals with employment issues, discrimination, FMLA, and domestic violence

Women’s Employment Rights Clinic
(415) 442-6647
Deals with unemployment insurance benefits, wage claims, harassment, discrimination, etc.

Senior Legal Hotline
(800) 222-1753
Legal assistance on any topic for Californians age 60 and over. Bilingual.
M-F 9-12 & 1-4. Open Thurs till 7 pm

Bar Associations

• Alameda County Bar Association
• Contra Costa County Bar Association
• Marin County Bar Association
• Sacramento County Bar Association
• San Francisco County Bar Association
• Solano County Bar Association
• Sonoma County Bar Association

• Napa County Bar Association

• The State Bar of California


Courts

• Alameda County Courts
• Contra Costa County Courts
• Marin County County
• Sacramento County Courts
• San Francisco County Courts
• Solano County Courts
• Sonoma County Courts
• Napa County Courts

 

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Laws and Regulations

Municipal

http://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/
City of Benicia agendas and minutes of council meetings, and the municipal code.

http://ci.dixon.ca.us/
City of Dixon minutes of council meetings, summaries of ordinances, resolutions, and contact information.

http://www.ci.fairfield.ca.us/
City of Fairfield minutes of council meetings, ordinances, resolutions, codes, and contact information.

http://www.rio-vista-ca.com/
City of Rio Vista minutes of council meetings, ordinances, resolutions, the municipal code, and contact information.

http://www.ci.suisun-city.ca.us/
City of Suisun agendas and minutes of council meetings, the city code, and contact information.

http://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/
City of Vacaville Municipal Code, administrative and city services.

http:www.ci.vallejo.ca.us/
GovSite/

City of Vallejo agendas for city council and city commission meetings.

http://municipalcodes.lexisnexis
.com/codes/vallejo/

Vallejo municipal code and city charter.

County

http://www.co.solano.ca.us/
Official website for Solano County. Contains board meeting agendas and minutes and other county government information.

State

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov
Official website for California codes, bills, and legislative history.

http://traynor.uchastings
.edu/library/index.html

Official website for UC Hastings Law Library including California ballot propositions from 1911 to the present.

Federal

http://thomas.loc.gov
Legislative information from the Library of Congress; bills, resolutions, laws, committee reports, treaties, historical documents, and the Congressional Record.

http://www.gpo.gov
U.S. Government Printing Office with a link to the GPO Access website. Contains federal laws, bills, the Federal Register, legislative publications, etc. Also includes a Kids Section.

Source:
http://solanolibrary.com/
askus/template.cfm?id=5430

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General Information

www.courtinfo.ca.gov
Sponsored by the Judicial Council of California, this is the official website for public access to the California courts. This bilingual site features forms which can be printed or completed online.

www.findlaw.com
Popular website providing comprehensive legal resources on the internet, including statutory and case law, news articles, and much more.

http://law.freeadvice.com
Comprehensive, balanced, easy-to-understand legal content prepared by attorneys and designed to help users find answers to questions and solutions to legal problems.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/
community/portal/

LexisNexis Communities. This site has been recently cited by the American Bar Association, the Yale Law Library and the Virginia Bar Association. Join the more than 30,000 legal professional members who access FREE up-to-date content and resources across multiple practice and professional areas in the LexisNexis Communities.

www.nolo.com
California’s premier legal self-help publisher, Nolo Press. This site offers a wealth of articles and information about their publications.

Guardianship

www.aarp.org/families/
grandparents/gic/

Provides information for grandparents, including grandparents raising grandchildren, grandparents with visitation problems, and step-grandparents.

www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/
family/guardianship

California Courts Self-Help Center provides self-help information about probate court guardianships, as well as forms and instructions.

www.gu.org

This policy-oriented website also offers much information about kinship care, state and federal law, and support groups.

http://grandsplace.org
Website offers legal references, online message boards, and links to related resources.

www.lsc-sf.org/web/index.html

Provides free legal and social work services and representation for children and youth under 18 years old in the bay area.

www.prisonerswithchildren.org/

Contains information for grandparents and other relative caregivers and their advocates; includes a statewide resource list as well as resources for northern, central and southern California.

http://www.seniorlegal
hotline.org
 
Senior Legal Hotline provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone to California residents 60 years of age and older who have questions regarding custody or visitation of grandchildren.Legal Research

www.aallnet.org/chapter/scall/
locating.htm

Access to “Locating the Law, “ a guide to doing legal research.

www.virtualchase.com/
about.html

Sponsored by a law firm, this site offers articles, guides, teaching materials, an alert service, and Internet research strategies and resources. Open to anyone, free of charge, but geared towards experienced researchers and legal professionals.

Legal Services

www.lawhelpca.org/CA/
index.cfm

Helping Californians find legal aid referrals & self-help resources

www.calegaladvocates.org/

Official website for the Legal Aid Association of California.

www.dca.ca.gov/publications/
landlordbook/catenant.pdf

California Tenants "A Guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Rights and Responsibilities"

http://www.abanet.org/
American Bar Association: includes lawyer referral and information services.

www.calbar.org/

Official website of the California State Bar includes background information on all attorneys licensed in the state, formal attorney complaint procedure, and other information.

http://solanobar.org/

Official website of the Solano County Bar Association.

http://www.martindale.com/

Online access to Martindale-Hubbell’s Lawyer Locator service, with information on over a million attorneys and law firms.

www.lawguru.com/cgi/bbs/

Contains a great deal of information, and includes the option of submitting a question to an attorney for a response.

Government Agencies

http://www.publiclaw
library.org/

By the Council of California County Law Librarians

http://www.ca.gov

Official web site for the state of California containing many useful links.

http://www.usa.gov
Federal Government made easy.

Source:
http://solanolibrary.com/ask-us

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