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ICLS Services:
Seniors

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Guardianships:
Apply at ICLS Offices or at Proyecto Ayuda Legal, or at the San Bernardino Court Resource Center at the Central Courthouse, 351 North Arrowhead in San Bernardino


Inland Counties Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to seniors who are 60 years or older who reside in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

  • Network of Care: Network of Care is a comprehensive, Internet-based community resource for the elderly and people with disabilities, including their caregivers and service providers.
  • Access to Legal Assistance:
  • Priorities:
    • Seniors who are low-income, 75 years of age or older, non or limited-English speaking, homebound, live alone or who are disabled, chronically ill, or functionally impaired receive priority in service.
    • Elder Abuse: We give priority to elder abuse cases, including matters involving financial, emotional and mental abuse as well as physical abuse, and help seniors with government and public benefits.
  • Legal Information: Our advocates will meet with senior groups and make presentations on legal topics. Contact the branch office nearest you and ask for the managing attorney.
  • Legal Assistance:
    • Health Care: We assist with MediCal and MediCare and prepare powers of attorney (advanced health care directive)
    • Estate Planning: We advise on small estates and prepare simple wills in appropriate cases
    • Housing (mobile home park tenancies, evictions, removing property liens)
    • Consumer fraud
    • Guardianships and conservatorships
      • To protect seniors from financial or physical abuse or:
      • To obtain emergency medical benefits, spousal and child support
  • Funding is provided by: