Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SDVLP Family Law Clinic at the Downtown locations have been suspended.
SDVLP is still providing legal assistance via telephone. Call them at 619-235-5656 ext. 124 for assistance with divorce, custody, and child/spousal support issues.
The San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program is offering FREE legal assistance to low-income individuals with their family law matters. If you do not have an attorney, please contact 619-235-5656 x124 to determine your eligibility and to schedule an appointment. Clinics are normally held every Wednesday at the downtown Law Library at 1105 Front Street from 3:30 to 5:45pm. Note: you must call to make an appointment, walk-ins will be seen on a limited basis and cannot be guaranteed.
The Family Law Facilitator’s office offers free workshops to explain procedures and prepare forms. Due to the State Court budget crisis, services and locations vary. Check the Family Law Facilitator’s information on the Court website for hours of operation before you go.
Family Law Facilitator Divorce Workshop Locations
- Family Court 1555 Sixth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
- East County Courthouse 250 East Main Street El Cajon, CA 92020
- North County Courthouse 325 South Melrose Drive Vista, CA 92081
- South County Courthouse 500 Third Avenue Chula Vista, CA 91910
The Divorce Mediation Group offers a 3 hour workshop titled Divorce 101, it is held one Saturday a month at various locations. For more information check out their website, call 619-238-2400 extension 223, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.