Don’t let its small footprint fool you -- San Francisco packs a tremendous amount into its 49 square miles. Between the Victorian houses, the cable cars, and Golden Gate Park, it is no wonder that so many people leave their hearts in the City by the Bay. Life here is not always postcard perfect, however, and legal information can be difficult to sort through. To help you find the legal information you need, FindLaw has assembled the following articles and resource pages. So, whether you’ve gotten hurt at AT&T Park, fear that a criminal charge might have you headed to Alcatraz (and not as a tourist), or you simply need to know more about the city’s court system or legal aid resources, here is some information about common legal issues in Baghdad by the Bay.
San Francisco is a large city serving a diverse population. Naturally, there are quite a few courthouses. Find valuable information about the San Francisco county judicial system such as a list of state and federal courts, addresses, maps, and more.
Sometimes you just need legal advice. What if you can't afford to hire an attorney? San Francisco 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 suffer injury because of someone else's carelessness. Whether you're hit by one of those obnoxious tech shuttles, experience food poisoning during a San Francisco street festival, or your careless dog walker loses your prized Pekingese at Crissy Field, there's some basic information you should know. Read on to learn about personal injury law in San Francisco.
If you've been arrested in the “City by the Bay,” you know a conviction could be devastating. No matter if you are apprehended for fighting at a Giants game or caught protesting the opening of yet another Starbucks in your neighborhood, most criminal cases in San Francisco follow a general process. Click here to learn more.