Legal Services

LEGAL SERVICES GUIDE [PDF] 
In addition to the essential services listed below, click on the link above for a more comprehensive listing of legal services and programs.

BET TZEDEK LEGAL SERVICES
3250 Wilshire Blvd.
13th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010-1509
(323) 939-0506
West Hollwood Case Attorney (Alla Chasnik) - (323) 549-5841
www.bettzedek.org  

Provides legal services for community members, with particular emphasis on benefits advocacy, landlord/tenant issues and Holocaust survivor benefits. 

CENTER FOR CIVIC MEDIATION
(877) 473-7658    
www.centerforcivicmediation.org  

A program of the LA County Bar Assocation (www.lacba.org) that provides dispute resolution and mediation services and training.

CENTER FOR HEALTHCARE RIGHTS
(800) 824-0780 or (213) 383-4519

Free legal assistance and counseling for problems with Medicare, supplemental health insurance, and HMOs. Legal counselors available Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am-4pm. Call the Comprehensive Services Center at (323) 851-8202 to make an appointment with a HICAP counselor at Plummer Park. Volunteer opportunities available. Staff is multilingual.

COALITION FOR ECONOMIC SURVIVAL
514 Shatto Place #270
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 252-4411
www.cesinaction.org  

Advice regarding landlord-tenant issues. No court representatives.

COURT
www.superiorcourt.org

There is no courty in West Hollywood, but the Los Angeles court system has courts throughout LA County to help with legal matters including small claims, unlawful detainer and traffic cases.  Detailed information can be found online or contact the following local courts:
Small Claims - Inglewood Courthouse @ (310) 419-5132
Traffic - Beverly Hills Courthouse @ (310) 288-1307
Unlawful Detainer - Santa Monica Courthouse @ (310) 260-1886

HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER
3255 Wilshire Blvd.  Suite 1150
Los Angeles, CA  90010
(800) 477-5977
www.hrc-la.org

Investigates allegations of housing discrimination under the fair housing laws.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
(213) 243-1525

The LA County Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service will provide lawyer referrals and other information.

LOS ANGELES GAY & LESBIAN CENTER
Legal Services Program
1625 Schrader Blvd., Suite #114
Los Angeles, CA 90028-6213
(323) 993-7670
www.lagaycenter.org  

Provides legal services to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,Transgender and all other communities. The Anti-Violence Project provides hate crime/incidents documentation and advocacy assistance. The Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Project (DVLAP) provides same sex domestic violence safety planning and advocacy. The Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP) helps with employment issues, name changes and legal consultations.

SMALL CLAIMS COURT ADVISORS
500 W. Temple St., Room B-96
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-9759

Advice about the procedures for filing in Small Claims Court.