Legal Resources for Residents

Alameda County Bar Association

  • Referral Service for a referral to a private attorney
  • (510) 302-2222 Extension 4

Alameda County Superior Court Self-Help Center

California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Lawyer in the Library Program at the Pleasanton Library

Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity (ECHO Housing)

State Bar of California

  • Consumer guides for the public on a variety of topics:
  • “Kids & the Law: An A-Z Guide for Parents”
  • “When You Turn 18: A Survival Guide for Teenagers”
  • “Seniors & the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians”

The City Attorney’s Office does not prosecute or defend criminal matters.

For information about criminal prosecutions, please contact the District Attorney’s Office:

For defense questions the Public Defender’s Office: