Welcome to Desert Legal Aid, Inc.

About Us

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Desert Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing access to justice for low-income residents. Through staff and volunteers, the center provides free and low-cost civil legal services, including counseling, individual representation, community education, and advocacy to challenge societal injustices for the poor, disabled and low-income of the Coachella Valley.  Our services are provided by registered Legal Document Assistant's or a contract attorney, depending on the needs of our clients. 

Est. 2005


DISCLOSURE

Desert Legal Aid is registered in the County of Riverside to perform self-help Legal Document Assistant work (LDA Registration #000323). Desert Legal Aid is Not a law-firm, attorney group, does not represent clients in legal matters unless contracted with an attorney, and does not give legal advice unless through a contracted attorney.

Our Mission

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS OF THE COACHELLA VALLEY.


ALL PERSONS REGARDLESS OF AGE, GENDER, RACE, RELIGION, DISABILITY AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION WILL RECEIVE OUR SERVICES.


WE PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES THROUGH  CONTRACTED ATTORNEYS, AND SELF-HELP SERVICES THROUGH LEGAL DOCUMENT ASSISTANTS FOR PEOPLE REPRESENTING THEMSELVES.

We Have Two Offices to Serve You

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                     Palm Springs Office:                     

423 N Palm Canyon Dr.

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Tel-(760) 832-9770

Fax-(760) 832-9769


Palm Desert Office

74170 Hwy 111

Palm Desert, CA 92260

Tel-(760) 343-4774

Fax-(760-343-4773


Who We Serve

We are committed to providing services on a sliding scale, or by flat-fee, including free services to all individuals and families who are the poorest and most vulnerable in our society: those on fixed incomes/or those whose maximum income is less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as published by the Department of Health and Human Services for fiscal year 2018


In determining eligibility  for our pro bono/ low-cost services other specified factors will be taken into account along with income. Clients must provide proof of income documentation with tax returns, SSI annual statement, SDI annual statement and SSDI annual statements.


All persons regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability and sexual orientation will receive our services.


If we determine that we cannot assist you with your particular issues, we will attempt to refer you to an appropriate organization, agency or private attorney from our Partners in Equal Justice panel

Contact Us

Desert Legal Aid, Inc.

We see clients by appointment only

Palm Springs Office

423 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262, United States

Tel-(760) 832-9770

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Contact Us

Desert Legal Aid, Inc.

We see clients by appointment only.

Palm Desert Office

74170 Highway 111, Palm Desert, California 92260, United States

Tel-(760) 340-4774

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