About CCSLS


Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (“CCSLS”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free civil legal services to Contra Costa County residents who are 60 or older.  We offer a wide array of services throughout the county. 

PLEASE NOTE:  CCSLS WILL BE CLOSED 7/3/15 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

Clients can speak with an attorney at our office, pictured below, conveniently located adjacent to the Concord BART station.  All intakes are done by telephone or in person.  CCSLS does not respond to email requests for legal services.

Para asistencia en espanol, por favor de llamar nuestra oficina entre 1:00 y 4:00 p.m.



Contact us by telephone:

(925) 609-7900
Facsimile: (925) 609-7901
Email

Address:


Hours:
legalhelp@ccsls.org

2702 Clayton Rd., Ste. 202
Concord, CA 94519

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m.- noon
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.


CCSLS RECEIVES CY PRES

Thanks to the efforts of Alan Plutzik and Jennifer Rosenburg of Bramson, Plutzik, Mahler & Birkhauser, LLP, CCSLS has received a Cy Pres award that will allow us to expand and improve our services to Contra Costa seniors. 

FINANCIAL ELDER ABUSE IN THE NEWS

Read the article on Financial Elder Abuse by Janice Fuhrman, staff attorney in June 2015 edition of the California Lawyer Magazine:
http://callawyer.com

EXPANDED ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVE CLINICS

CCSLS staff are now offering clinics at senior housing and Senior Centers throughout the county.  Contact Janice Fuhrman for more information.
 
VISIT OUR DROP-IN SELF HELP CLINIC IN MARTINEZ

CCSLS operates a drop-in clinic for seniors in coordination with the Contra Costa Superior Court.  The Clinic is open every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Family Law Building in Martinez (751 Pine St. 2nd Floor Conference Room, Martinez CA 94553)  Seniors who are representing themselves in court can use this free service for assistance with elder abuse restraining orders, conservatorships of the person, landlord/tenant cases, as well as with Small Claims cases.


CONSULT AN ATTORNEY AND WILLS CLINICS

CCSLS coordinates with many local senior centers to offer consultations with lawyers and assistance with simple wills.  You may view the current programs here (or by clicking on the "Resources" tab, above).


WILLS CLINIC AT OUR CONCORD OFFICE IN ASSOCIATION WITH JFKU LAW SCHOOL

JFKU and CCSLS are collaborating on a program to offer assistance with simple wills for low income seniors whose sole asset is their home.  Appointments are available for qualified seniors in early 2015Services will be provided by law students enrolled in the Elder Law Clinic at JFKU and supervised by their professor, Pamala Zimba, at the CCSLS office in Concord.  Please call CCSLS for information and to make an appointment.

Our office located at 2702 Clayton Rd., Concord CA 94519
 



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