Self Help

Clinics Provide Free Legal Help.

At LASSB, we go the extra mile to empower individuals with accessible legal guidance and support. Our unique approach encompasses workshops, personalized assistance, and user-friendly computer programs designed to demystify legal procedures. What sets us apart is our commitment to ensuring that self-represented litigants receive expert guidance. When you participate in our workshops or seek individual assistance, our team of dedicated attorneys meticulously review your pleadings, all at no cost to you. We’re not just here to provide assistance; we’re here to continuously enhance and refine our self-help services to better serve you. Your feedback is invaluable to us as we strive to make the legal process more approachable and comprehensible.

Our Self-Help Services

Our self-help centers warmly welcome walk-ins seeking select services. If you prefer remote assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to us via the LASSB Legal Advice hotline at (909) 889-7328. Our hotline operates from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and then from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday (with exceptions during scheduled holidays or observed office days). We’re here to assist you seamlessly and efficiently. 

At the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, our Self-Help Centers are your gateway to legal empowerment, equipping you for court proceedings across a range of critical matters:

  • Family Law, including divorce, child custody, and support.
  • Paternity issues.
  • Housing matters, encompassing landlord-tenant disputes and unlawful detainers (evictions).
  • Assistance with restraining orders in cases of domestic violence.
  • Fee waivers to alleviate financial burdens.
  • Record expungement for a fresh start.
  • We also offer referrals for various other forms of assistance.

Our commitment goes beyond information; we provide hands-on support through workshops, clinics, and cutting-edge legal kiosks, all designed to propel you towards success in your legal journey.

Got Questions? We’re Here To Help.

Self-Help Forms

In our central office, outreach hubs, and self-assistance center, you’ll find invaluable resources to assist you in navigating the intricacies of form completion for both San Bernardino County and Riverside County.

We provide a diverse array of forms, including but not limited to:

  • Motion to Set Aside Packet
  • Eviction Packet
  • Tenant Eviction Steps (available in English and Spanish)
  • Unlawful Detainer Answer (available in English and Spanish)
  • Plus, a wealth of other resources to cater to your specific needs.

Self-Help Locations

Guardianship, Conservatorship and Small Estates
San Bernardino Justice Center

10th Floor Hearing Room
Next to Dept S34
247 W. 3rd Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
01:30 pm-04:00 pm 

Fontana Superior Court of California

17780 Arrow Blvd, Fontana, CA 92335 
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
01:30 pm-04:00 pm

Victorville Superior Court (COMING SOON)

14455 Civic Dr, Victorville, CA 92392

Domestic Violence Support
Superior Court of California, County of Riverside - Family Law Courthouse

4175 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501 
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
01:30 pm-04:00 pm