MEDIATION & LEGAL ASSISTANCE - SCH

SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE


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  • 11695 Donner Pass Road
    Truckee, Nevada
local_phone
  • Director of Mediation and Legal Assistance
    530-587-2513 x113
  • Emergency – After Hours – 24/7
    1-800-736-1060
  • Business Line
    530-414-7390

3/16/20 - Program changes due to coronavirus. From Paul Bancroft, Executive Director.

Legal and Mediation 
Legal and mediation support is available by appointment.

Please check our website and social media for updates.

See below for COVID-19 resources for the immigrant community.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources.

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The Mediation and Legal Assistance Program provides free and reduced cost legal services in a clinic setting for civil legal matters.

All services are available in multiple languages and available on a sliding scale. Sierra Community House will not discriminate against anyone based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE
We provide advice sessions or “limited scope representation,” which will give you the information you need to move forward in resolving your legal issue. We do not provide legal representation in court.

We may be able to provide assistance in the following areas:
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Small claims/contract matters
  • Civil harassment restraining orders
  • Family law consultations and referrals
  • Employment disputes
  • Understanding the worker’s compensation process
  • Name changes
  • Guardianship and conservatorship matters
  • Public education and discipline issues
  • Immigration screening and services
  • Know Your Rights and Be Prepared education
  • Access and complete court forms
  • Legal referrals
If we cannot provide the assistance you need, we will do our best to refer you to an agency who can.

MEDIATION
We also offer conflict resolution services in the above areas, in which parties discuss their dispute with the assistance of a trained mediator who will assists them in reaching a settlement.

Get information on legal services related to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse.

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COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR OUR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY: