Oakland -- it’s a diverse and thriving community in the San Francisco Bay Area. The city boasts a beautiful, sunny climate, a culturally diverse history, and also happens to be the busiest seaport in California. As with any city, and perhaps more than many, its residents may find themselves facing a legal issue. If you have a court case in Alameda County, FindLaw can help. While you may want to contact an attorney for your case-specific questions, FindLaw has provided you with a comprehensive courthouse directory, a list of free or low-cost legal aid providers and articles covering several different legal issues specific to Oakland residents.
Are you going to court in Oakland? It’s a big city. Better be prepared. If you aren’t sure where to go or just want some parking tips, check out this article. We have a list of all the courthouses in the area, including state and federal courts.
Sometimes you just need legal advice. What if you can’t afford to hire an attorney? Alameda County has many options for free or low-cost legal aid. Here’s a list of providers in the areas who offer legal services to those who qualify.
At any moment you could be injured because of someone else’s carelessness. If you have a personal injury case in Oakland, there’s some basic information you should know. Read on to learn about lawsuits, negligence, and the types of damages available.
Have you or someone you know been arrested in Alameda County? Whether it’s for disorderly conduct or robbery charges, a criminal case is intimidating. Here’s some general information to help guide you through the process from an arrest through sentencing.