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:
Oakland
 

The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC)  provides a range of bankruptcy services to clients, including legal education, assistance in completing forms to file for bankruptcy and assistance after a bankruptcy is filed. Clients must call VLSC intake to make an appointment.

For more information and to make an appointment, please call (510) 302-2222, press option 4.

 
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
408.998.5298
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
408.288.7030
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.