Bankruptcy Resources

Bankruptcy Resources
If you are considering bankruptcy but have yet to file a case with the court and cannot afford the services of an attorney, you may contact the below resources for more information:
ACBA Lawyers in the Library
Oakland Main Library
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA
Services are available on the first Wednesday of each month, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This session focuses on bankruptcy issues only. Clients may call the library to confirm date and time.
ACBAVLSC Bankruptcy Clinic
510.302.2222, option 4
Clients must call VLSC intake to make an appointment. This clinic is for clients who have not filed for bankruptcy and is educational/informational only. Volunteer attorneys do not assist with filing for bankruptcy. These clinics are held on the third Thursday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
San Francisco
Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco
415.989.1616 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
San Jose
Debtors' Rights Clinics
Pro Bono Project
480 North First Street
San Jose, CA
Pre-bankruptcy advice and limited help is offered on the first and third Tuesday of every month, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please contact the above telephone number to schedule an appointment.
Debtors' Advice Clinics
The Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center
1030 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
These clinics are sponsored by the Santa Clara University, Law School. The clinics occur on nine Mondays in each of the university’s fall and spring semesters only. The spring clinic dates are: March 30, April 6, April 13 and April 20. Please contact the above telephone number for more information.