The Downey Nonprofit Provides Free Legal Services – The Downey Patriot
DOWNEY – Ferias Legales, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit based in Downey, will be holding its monthly Community Legal Clinic this Saturday, December 18 at the Barbara J. Riley Community Center, located at 7810 Quill Drive in Downey. , from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Various licensed attorneys will provide free legal advice in the areas of immigration law, tenant rights, family law, criminal defense, small claims, personal injury and civil rights.
Those wishing to become citizens are strongly encouraged to attend, as immigration attorneys will review eligibility, advise on the naturalization application, and assist with fee waiver requests.
Ferias Legales (Spanish for “Legal Fairs”) is a Downey-based nonprofit organization focused on providing free services to underserved communities while increasing diversity in the legal arena and working towards empowerment women.
Appointments are not necessary but are encouraged. Members of the community are also encouraged to bring any legal documents that can help real lawyers to better assess the legal issue.
Covid protocols will be strictly followed and anyone experiencing symptoms is urged to stay home. Virtual consultations will also be offered.
For more information, please contact Maria Torres, Executive Director of Ferias Legales, at (213) 842-6214 or [email protected]