Disclaimers

Website Disclaimer:

The materials on this site are provided for informational purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice nor do they necessarily reflect the opinions of People’s Legal Services (PLS) or any of its attorneys or clients. This web site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and PLS. You should not act or rely on any information in this web site without seeking the advice of an attorney.  All of our attorneys and board of directors are members in good standing of the Bar of the State of California and insured. An attorney client relationship with PLS is created only with a written retainer agreement signed by the lawyer and the client that defines the scope of representation and the fees and costs.  We do provide a free 30 minute case evaluation to potential clients.  Please contact us to arrange such evaluation.

Contact Disclaimer:

We welcome your comments and inquiries. If you are not already a client of People’s Legal Services, please do not send us any information about legal matters in which you may be involved until you have made direct contact with an attorney. If you are a current client, please contact your attorney directly with respect to any business matters. Please note that any information sent to People’s Legal Services will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others, may not receive a response, and does not create a lawyer-client relationship.

Please note we do NOT accept drop-ins. Please do not send any confidential information to us through our contact form.  Contacting People’s Legal Services does not create an attorney-client relationship, unless you are accepted as a client of the firm.  Prior to establishing an attorney-client relationship, we would need to discuss your specific legal situation with you, complete a conflict check, and discuss and agree upon the terms of legal representation.

Calculation Disclaimer:

The calculation function of this website is for estimation and planning purposes only. Actual hourly billing will be determined when client produces necessary documentation to verify family size and annual income. This calculation represents People’s Legal Services’ best estimation and does not represent an offer for services.

People’s Legal Services (PLS) is a non-profit law firm based in San Diego, California.  All of our attorneys and board of directors are members in good standing of the Bar of the State of California and insured.   Our lawyers provide affordable legal services to clients who cannot pay for a full price private attorney but who may not qualify for free help.  PLS has a sliding scale for our fees, and we also take into account expenses such as child support and alimony. Take a look at the chart below to get an idea of what your qualified rate might be, and then contact us for an official quote.

EEO Statement:

People’s Legal Services (PLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: PLS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at PLS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by law.