General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Senior Services

SENIOR LEGAL SERVICES

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Legal Services is committed to protecting the independence and dignity of our community‚Äôs 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.

Services Provided

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
    Wills/Trusts/POAs
    Summary Probate Proceedings
  • Public Benefits
    Social Security & Supplemental (SSI)
    Medicare and Medi-Cal
  • Abuse and Exploitation
    Restraining Orders
    Fraud and Abuse by Caretakers and Others
    Domestic Violence
    Neglect
  • Health Care
    Health Insurance
    Long-Term Care Planning
    Advanced Health Care Directives 
  • Real Property
    Homeownership  
    Landlord/Tenant Issues
    Evictions 
  • Consumer Issues
    Consumer Fraud
    Contract and Loans
    Debt Collection and Defense 

Donations

There is no charge for services. However, your tax-deductible contribution in any amount would be more than welcome.

Community Education

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. 

Free Webinars Coming UP in November


November 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. 

Topic: Evictions - Landlord Tenant Rights During Uncertain Times

This webinar will provide a brief overview of laws related to residential evictions in California.
To join Zoom meeting, go to: http://tinyurl.com/y3z4edso

Or to Telephone in, dial: 1 (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 915 9769 9619 / Passcode: 816048

 

November 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. 
Topic: Restraining Orders - The Ins and Outs
This webinar will focus on different types of Restraining Orders and the criteria required to obtain a Restraining Order.
To join Zoom meeting, go to: http://tinyurl.com/y5dyvuvp
Or to Telephone in, dial: 1 (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 962 6905 6281 / Passcode: 980464

To contact Senior Legal Services, or to make an appointment with an attorney, please call (530) 621-6154.