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Legal Services

Desert Legal Aid

Free and low-cost legal services.

Services Offered

Notary Services • Medi-Cal/Medicare Appeals • Estate Planning • Benefits Assistance • Domestic Violence • Immigration • Debt Management • Legal Services


Desert Legal Aid provides free and low-cost legal assistance in civil matters for low-income residents. Services offered by Desert Legal Aid include:

-Debt Relief
-Estate Planning
-Protecting Homes
-Ending Domestic Violence
-Government Benefits
-Ensuring Economic Security
-Securing Access to Health Care:
-Notary Services
-Immigration Services (spousal petition, visa renewal) - for a low flat fee


37-171 West Buddy Rogers Ave., Cathedral City , CA 92234 33.7787774 -116.4646519

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


-Eligibility for pro bono and low-cost legal services will take into account income, along with any government assistance.
-Services are free for those with maximum income of 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
-Click here for information about costs and fees.
-Desert Legal Aid is unable to provide assistance with criminal cases, class action lawsuits, or lawsuits seeking monetary damages (e.g., personal injury or medical malpratice). Staff will attempt to provide referrals to alternate legal services.


  • Services provided on a sliding scale


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call 760-832-9770 to schedule a free 30-minute initial consultation. You must provide proof of income, including tax returns, SSI annual statement, SDI annual statements, and SSDI annual statements, as applicable.

Other Locations

The Cathedal Center
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
37-171 West Buddy Rogers Ave.
Cathedral City , CA 92234
La Quinta Senior Center
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
78450 Avenida La Fonda
La Quinta, CA 92253
The LGBT Community Center of the Desert (The Center)
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
611 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 201
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Desert AIDS Project
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
1695 N. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Desert Legal Aid Main Office
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
423 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92263-5563
Mizell Senior Center (for Center members only)
Program Phone: (760) 832-9770
480 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs , CA 92262