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Legal Resources

The Office of the City Attorney does not represent individuals in private legal matters.

If you need assistance with a private legal matter, there are many low-cost and sliding scale services available to you in Alameda County. For a complete list, contact:

Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation

360 22nd Street, Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510.893.5158
Fax: 510.893.3119
E-mail: acba@acbanet.org.
Website: www.acbanet.org

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Information About Criminal Matters

The Office of the City Attorney does not investigate or prosecute criminal activity. For information about criminal matters, please contact:

District Attorney's Office at 510.272.6222

To Report a Crime

● If it is an emergency, dial 911

● For non-emergancies, please call the Oakland Police Department at 510.777.3333

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Courts and Legal Organizations

The following are links to legal resources we think you will find helpful.

Legal Organizations

Alameda County Bar Association Web site>
State Bar of California Web site>
State of California, Office of the Attorney General Web site>
U.S. Department of Justice Web site>

Local, State and National Courts

Superior Court of Alameda County Web site>
California Judicial Branch Web site>
U. S. District Court – Northern District of California Web site>
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Web site>
U.S. Supreme Court Opinions Web site>

General Legal Reference

Library of Congress Web site>

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The above links are provided as a helpful guide and resource. Please seek professional legal advice before making decisions pertaining to a specific legal issue.

The links presented above do not imply the City of Oakland's endorsement of third party sites, services or associated organizations or persons. The City of Oakland does not control third party sites and does not warrant that such sites are accurate or reliable or that they have operational links. Users are responsible for evaluating content, quality and accuracy of information and services on other sites.