PLC’s community and courthouse-based clinics are delivered through a mix of in person and virtual/telephone services. You can find details for our clinics below. Please review the details closely to see how the clinic is delivered, as some clinics require an appointment.

Should you have a question about the services available at a particular clinic, please call the corresponding number below.

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 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Fridays from 9:30am to 12:30pm

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

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.

Tuesday from 1:00pm-4:00pm (Virtual, appointments are required, call 714-541-1010 x235 to schedule)

Thursday from 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:30-3:30pm (In person at Ronald Reagan Courthouse, 411 W 4th St #1-053, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Call 714-541-1010 x235 to book an appointment)

Kraemer Clinic

PLC holds legal clinics at Bridges at Kraemer Place, a shelter for those who are unhoused. The Clinic is strictly for those who are unhoused and currently staying at and receiving services through Bridges at Kramer Place. The Clinic is a general intake clinic to help address legal needs that may be creating barriers for individuals and families attempting to access housing. Residents of Bridges at Kraemer Place should be receiving and have access to other benefits and programs provided through the shelter.

Second Tuesday of the month from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Currently in-person, individuals sign up for clinic appointments through Kraemer staff (Mercy House).

Bridges at Kraemer Place
1000 North Kraemer Place
Anaheim, CA 92806

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 Orange County dependency proceedings.

Currently virtual, call 714-541-1010 x367 or email for an appointment.

Domestic Violence Clinic

PLC operates a clinic to assist victims of domestic violence with Declarations. This clinic is for document preparation only; legal advice will not be given. Space is very limited, and will be on a first come, first served basis.

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

Orange County Superior Court
Lamoreaux Justice Center
Registration in Room 705, 7th Floor
341 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-3205

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 for an appointment.

La Habra Family Resource Center
501 South Idaho Street
La Habra, CA 90631

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

In person. Call 949-489-7742 for an appointment. Telephone and virtual appointments are available if requested.

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

Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 8:00pm

In person. Call 949-364-0500 for an appointment.

Telephone and virtual appointments are available if requested.

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

Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 7:00pm (in person)

Thursdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm (virtual, call 949-764-6551 for an appointment)

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

Immigration Clinics

PLC operates Immigration legal clinics for those in need of assistance.

Consultation Clinic Held virtually every month.
By appointment only. Call us 714-541-1010 x332 to schedule a consultation.

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Clinic Held virtually every other month, the last Wednesday of each month.

$495 filing fee may be covered. By appointment only. Call 714-541-1010 x332 to schedule a consultation.

Consumer Debt Workshop

PLC and Community Legal Aid SoCal co-host a weekly Consumer Debt Workshop including educational sessions, Q&A, and one-on-one document review.

Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Orange County Law Library
Conference Room B
515 N Flower St, Santa Ana, CA 92703

Call 714-541-1010 x368 for an appointment.

Available virtually upon request.