PLC’s community and courthouse-based clinics are primarily providing remote services. Should you have a question about the services available at a particular clinic, please call the corresponding number below.

As the clinics reopen to in-person services, PLC will update this page.

Public Law Center hosts the following clinics:

Bankruptcy Clinic

PLC co-hosts a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Clinic with the Orange County Bar Association. PLC staff and volunteer attorneys provide guidance to self-represented debtors who cannot afford to hire an attorney.

Wednesdays from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Fridays from 10:00am to 12:00am

Currently virtual, call (714) 541-1010 x235 for an appointment

Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse
411 W. 4th Street, Room 2030
Santa Ana, CA 92701

De Facto and Adoptive Parent Clinic

PLC operates a clinic to assist people who are the de facto or pre-adoptive parents of children in dependency proceedings in Orange County.

Tuesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Currently virtual, call (714) 541-1010 x367 or email familylaw@publiclawcenter.org for an appointment

Orange County Superior Court
Lamoreaux Justice Center, 6th Floor
341 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-3205

Domestic Violence Clinic

PLC operates a clinic to assist victims of domestic violence with Declarations.

Mondays and Fridays from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Orange County Superior Court
Lamoreaux Justice Center, 6th Floor
341 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-3205

Federal Pro Se Clinic

PLC operates a Federal Pro Se Clinic to offer on-site information and guidance to individuals who are representing themselves in most federal civil actions.

Currently virtual and appointments are required. Call (714) 541-1010 x222 for an appointment.

Thursdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse
411 W. 4th Street, Room 1055
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Guardianship Clinic

PLC and the Orange County Bar Association partner to operate a Guardianship Clinic to assist people who are petitioning the court to serve as a legal guardian for a child whose parents aren’t able to care for the child.

Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Currently virtual, call (714) 541-1010 x367 or email familylaw@publiclawcenter.org for an appointment

Central Justice Center
700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

La Habra Family Resource Center Clinic

PLC hosts a clinic at the La Habra Family Resource Center, where victims of domestic violence and others can meet with PLC staff and volunteer attorneys in order to obtain advice and assistance with a wide variety of family law and other matters.

Second Wednesday of each month from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Currently virtual, call (714) 541-1010 x367 or email familylaw@publiclawcenter.org for an appointment

La Habra Family Resource Center
501 South Idaho Street
La Habra, CA 90631
(714) 447-3460

Medical-Legal Partnerships

PLC partners with Mission Hospital and Hoag Hospital to provide legal services to patients dealing with medical issues in the health care systems.

Tuesdays from 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Currently mostly virtual, call (949) 489-7742 for an appointment

Community Health Enrichment Collaborative
27412 Calle Arroyo
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Currently mostly virtual, call (949) 364-0500 for an appointment

South Orange County Family Resource Center
22481 Aspan Street, Suite B
Lake Forest 92630

Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Currently virtual, call (949) 764-6551 for an appointment

Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living
307 Placentia Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Share Our Selves Clinic

PLC holds legal clinics at SOS for those at risk of homelessness, homeless individuals, and families. Clients can also receive free medical treatments, food, rental assistance, and bus passes at SOS.

Fourth Tuesday of the month from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Currently closed, call (714) 541-1010 x200 for legal assistance

SOS Community Health Center
1550 Superior Avenue
Cost Mesa, CA 92627

Southeast Asian Legal Outreach Project (SEALOP) Clinic

PLC operates a legal clinic focusing on the needs of Southeast Asian Americans.

Last Saturday of each month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Currently closed, call (714) 541-1010 x200 for legal assistance

Little Saigon Economic, Cultural, and Social Center
8251 Westminster Blvd #110
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 839-4441