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To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 650-558-0915.
Legal Aid helps low-income clients with civil legal issues. We are unable to assist with traffic tickets or criminal cases, including DUI’s.
If you need legal assistance in a criminal case, please contact the San Mateo Bar Association Private Defenders Office: (650) 298-4000
The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County's mission is to fight social injustice through civil legal advocacy for people living in poverty.
Our vision is that every person in San Mateo county will have the basics of life, overcoming the causes and effects of poverty so they can participate in our community with dignity and respect, regardless of disability, race, language, age, gender, sexual orientation and immigration status.
Through community education, legal representation, systemic advocacy and collaboration with community partners, we help people:
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