PLC works to preserve and create affordable housing in Orange County, prevent homelessness, and assist tenants who are being unfairly evicted or who are subjected to sub-standard living conditions.
PLC educates clients about the impact of bankruptcy and the options available under the bankruptcy code, and is able to provide free assistance for clients facing burdensome consumer debts, through the use of volunteer attorneys, staff attorneys and clinics at PLC and the federal courthouse.
PLC’s Community Organizations Legal Assistance Project (COLAP) makes free legal services available to community-based nonprofit organizations and child care centers and providers. PLC will also help micro-business owners who meet certain eligibility criteria.
PLC advises, provides brief services, and refers cases to our network of volunteer attorneys on a wide variety of issues including unfair sales practices, identity theft, creditor harassment and predatory lending.
PLC assists undocumented immigrant victims in filing for various forms of immigration relief, engages in broad-based impact litigation, and provides community education on immigration issues.
PLC developed the Southeast Asian Legal Outreach Program (SEALOP) in 1993 to provide free civil legal assistance to the underserved Southeast Asian community in Orange County.
To learn more about our services for low-income and vulnerable residents, watch one of our videos, or see our list of services.