SENIOR LEGAL SERVICES
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Legal Services is committed to protecting the independence and dignity of our community’s seniors and promoting financial, social, and economic self-reliance through efficient, effective, high quality legal assistance, education and general advocacy for their needs and rights.
Contact Senior Legal Services at (530) 621-6154.
Senior Legal Services can help you if:
- You are at least 60 years of age and older, and
- You reside in El Dorado County, and
- You are seeking legal assistance.
Located in the Placerville Senior Center, our program provides legal education and services to all El Dorado County seniors, regardless of income. Our attorneys meet with seniors individually to inform and assist them with a wide variety of problems.
- Estate Planning
Summary Probate Proceedings
- Public Benefits
Social Security & Supplemental (SSI)
Medicare and Medi-Cal
- Abuse and Exploitation
Fraud and Abuse by Caretakers and Others
- Health Care
Long-Term Care Planning
Advanced Health Care Directives
- Real Property
- Consumer Issues
Contract and Loans
Debt Collection and Defense
There is no charge for services. However, your tax-deductible contribution in any amount would be more than welcome.
Our attorneys provide workshops and seminars on a variety of legal issues to private and public groups across the county. Topics include estate planning, powers of attorney and health care directives, financial scams and identify theft, Medi-Cal and long-term care planning, and more. We also have an extensive collection of informational fact sheets, brochures and other materials on many legal topics.
To contact Senior Legal Services, or to make an appointment with an attorney, please call (530) 621-6154.