General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Senior Services


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Legal Services is committed to protecting the independence and dignity of our community’s seniors and promoting financial, social, and economic self-reliance through efficient, effective, high quality legal assistance, education and general advocacy for their needs and rights. 
Contact Senior Legal Services at (530) 621-6154.

Senior Legal Services can help you if:

  • You are at least 60 years of age and older, and
  • You reside in El Dorado County, and
  • You are seeking legal assistance.

Services Provided

Located in the Placerville Senior Center, our program provides legal education and services to all El Dorado County seniors, regardless of income. Our attorneys meet with seniors individually to inform and assist them with a wide variety of problems. 

  • Estate Planning
    Summary Probate Proceedings
  • Public Benefits
    Social Security & Supplemental (SSI)
    Medicare and Medi-Cal
  • Abuse and Exploitation
    Restraining Orders
    Fraud and Abuse by Caretakers and Others
    Domestic Violence
  • Health Care
    Health Insurance
    Long-Term Care Planning
    Advanced Health Care Directives 
  • Real Property
    Landlord/Tenant Issues
  • Consumer Issues
    Consumer Fraud
    Contract and Loans
    Debt Collection and Defense 


There is no charge for services. However, your tax-deductible contribution in any amount would be more than welcome.

Community Education

Our attorneys provide workshops and seminars on a variety of legal issues to private and public groups across the county. Topics include estate planning, powers of attorney and health care directives, financial scams and identify theft, Medi-Cal and long-term care planning, and more. We also have an extensive collection of informational fact sheets, brochures and other materials on many legal topics. 

To contact Senior Legal Services, or to make an appointment with an attorney, please call (530) 621-6154.