Asa Marie Standfeldt
mission of Legal Services of Northern California is to
provide quality legal services to empower the poor to
identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty
within their community efficiently utilizing all
Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)
provides free legal assistance to individuals and groups
who meet income eligibility requirements. Services range
from referrals to representation, depending on the
client's needs, LSNC priorities and the resources
available. The Shasta Regional Office serves Shasta,
Trinity, Siskiyou, Lassen and Modoc Counties.
LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED
IN THE SHASTA OFFICE
Advocates in our
office may be able to help you in the following
· If your landlord serves you with eviction
papers or threatens to evict you.
· If the place you rent is unsafe or unhealthy
and you want to know your rights.
· If your landllord locks you out or shuts off
your utilities or takes your property.
· If the Housing Authority is terminating your
· If you are homeless.
· If you feel you have been discriminated
against in housing on the basis of your
disability, race, gender, national origin or
· If you have been denied Food Stamps, CalWORKs,
General Assistance, Interim Assistance, Social
Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI),
In-Home Support Services, Unemployment Benefits,
Homeless Assistance Funds, or other public
benefits, and believe you are eligible.
· If your assistance check or services are being
stopped, reduced, or delayed.
· If you need information about appeals or
· If you need help in proving you are eligible
for medical public assistance programs like
Medi-Cal, Medicare, Denti-Cal or the County
Medical Services Program (CMSP).
· If a hospital or clinic denies or restricts
· If you need to get a simple divorce.
· If you need assistance with paperwork for custody.
· If you need assistance with child support.
· If you are trying to obtain guardianship of a child.
· If you are in need of a temporary restraining order.
· If you are being discriminated against in any
manner because of sex, race, marital status,
religion, handicap, receipt of public assistance,
color ancestry, or national origin.
· If you need assistance with estate and medical estate planning.
· If you need assistance with legal documentation preparation (deeds, wills, powers of attorney, etc.).
· If you need assistance with consumer credit defense and resolution and consumer complaints.
· If you need assistance with estate recovery litigation.
· If you need representation on legal matters affecting frail elderly, seniors and minorities over the age of 65.
· Senior Legal Hotline (1-800-222-1753).
· Shasta Voluntary Legal Services Program
· Assistance to low-income community groups
· Community legal education to promote awareness
of legal rights.