Child Custody/Visitation Assistance

Child Custody/Visitation Assistance ( Low Income )

Provider: NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY - VAN NUYS SELF-HELP LEGAL ACCESS CENTER

The agency provides legal services related to civil matters for low-income residents of Los Angeles County with incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. The areas of law the agency can assist with include problems related to housing and landlord/tenant issues, criminal record expungement assistance, divorce and child custody, immigration issues, disaster relief, government benefits, healthcare, domestic violence services, employment benefits and community education and outreach. Geographic and income restrictions apply. Services are provided to residents of the San Fernando, San Gabriel, Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita and parts of the City of Los Angeles. Geographic and income restrictions apply.

Walk-in Self Help Legal Access centers are available at various courthouse locations (Antelope Valley, Chatsworth, Pasadena, Pomona and Van Nuys). These centers provide self representation assistance and forms assistance in the areas of divorce, child custody, child support, guardianship, eviction, name changes, restraining orders and claims for exemptions (garnishments).

This agency does not accept criminal matters, medical malpractice, personal injury or worker's compensation. Referrals are provided for services the agency does not provide directly. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Individuals may fill out the online form, call the main toll free number or visit an office location to be screened for services. A legal advocate will follow up with applicants that meet eligibility criteria. Referrals are provided for services the agency does not provide directly. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Armenian
Cambodian (Khmer)
Chinese-Cantonese
Chinese-Mandarin
Spanish
Vietnamese
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

6230 Sylmar Ave., Rm. 350

Van Nuys , CA 91401 (Physical)

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Website

www.nlsla.org
Service hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm. Walk in only. Clients arriving late in the day may be asked to return on another day, depending on the amount of time needed to address their situation.

Information

(800) 433-6251 (Main Agency Number - M-F, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm)

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