Riverside Legal Aid
Riverside Legal Aid


Even though Riverside Legal Aid has closed its offices, clinics and workshops due to the spread of the Covid 19 virus we remain available to assist all clients in our areas of expertise through telephonic, online and other services which are not conducted in person. This includes bankruptcy and federal court matters, family law, eviction defense, conservatorships, guardianships and probate, along with consumer and other civil matters.

If you need assistance you can call our offices:

Riverside office: (951) 682-7968

Eviction Prevention & Rental Assistance Program: (951) 888-2039

Indio office: (760) 347-9456 

If nobody answers then please leave a message. Your call with be returned within 2 business days.

For bankruptcy inquiries ONLY:

The bankruptcy clinic has reopened to walk-ins.

Cathedral City clinic in the Cathedral City library is now open the 4th Monday of each month from 10am to 2pm.

Our Mission is to provide pro bono legal services, education and counseling to qualified low-income residents of Riverside County.

Free legal services to qualified individuals in the areas of:

  • family law (divorce, support, custody, visitation, domestic violence restraining orders, paternity)
  • evictions
  • guardianship/conservatorship
  • debtor/creditor collection cases
  • contract disputes
  • bankruptcy
  • Federal District Court civil cases
  • DACA/Citizenship

This is made possible by the generous attorneys who volunteer their time.

Non-Profit Of The Year - 2022

Riverside Legal Aid

DACA and Naturalization Assistance

For more information about our DACA and naturalization assistance services, please contact:

Rita Smith: at ritasmith@riversidelegalaid.org or (951) 888-2039
or email: laura.riversidelegalaid@gmail.com

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Click here to apply for assistance

FREE Public Workshops

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Workshops


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Probate Accounting Workshop

Probate Accounting for Guardians, Conservators, Trustees, Power of Attorney Agents and Estate Administrators – Don’t have your accounting rejected by the court!

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NEW CLINIC: Small Decedents' Estates

Riverside Legal Aid offers free assistance to qualifying low-income self-represented individuals who need assistance with probate issues relating to the death of an individual:

This clinic is offered by appointment:

  • Downtown Riverside
  • Indio

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Bankruptcy Self-help Services in Riverside and the Coachella Valley


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Fundraising and Donors

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Public Service Law Corporation (dba Riverside Legal Aid) is a non-profit 501c(3) corporation. Donations are welcomed. IRS Tax ID 95-3739865.


Riverside County Courthouse
GuideStar Exchange

IOLTA and Equal Access Funds provided by California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund
Bankruptcy & District Court Pro Se clinics funded by U.S. District Court, Central District of California, and the Attorney Admissions Fund
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Coachella Valley bankruptcy services funded by American College of Bankruptcy & American College of Bankruptcy Foundation.
Riverside Office: (951) 682-7968
Indio Office: (760) 347-9456
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Public Service Law Corporation