Q: WHERE CAN I FIND FREE LEGAL HELP FOR A CASE TO BE APPEALED. WE BELIEVE THIS WASN'T A FAIR TRAIL
My children's father was found guilty of armed robbery in 2009 and sentenced to 13 years in state prison. I attended the court hearing in which witnesses testified that they never saw a weapon in his hand, but they believe he had one. There was another person involved in the incident where he has already been convicted to 5 years in state prison but has currently been released for his time served. He has no criminal background whatsoever, and witnesses testified the other person involved touched the money, and there is when they saw the weapon my question is why did he get so much time.
A: Below, please find legal resources that offer legal services for free or low-cost.
Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
This agency helps potential clients find attorney’s with expertise in the field of law required. They will set-up a half hour attorney consultation by phone for a nominal fee (approximately $50)
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Central California Legal Services, Inc.
2115 Kern Street, Suite 1
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Telephone: (559) 570-1200
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Law Help California
California Courts (self-help)
Free Legal Aid California - SAN FRANCISCO
California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. 631 Howard Street Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94105-3907 Office: (415) 777-2752 Service Area: Colusa, Imperial, Madera, Monterey (North Coast and Salinas Valley areas), San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara (Gilroy and Morgan Hill areas), Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yuba, Kern (northwest portion), Santa Barbara (northern portion including Santa Maria)
Sacramento County Bar Association –Lawyer Referral Service
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