Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me if I’m not Hispanic?

Absolutely! IELLA assists all individuals regardless of ethnic background. However, you must qualify as being low-income and reside in Riverside/San Bernardino County.

Can you help me if I’m not low-income?

No, you must qualify under the State Bar of California income guidelines for IELLA to be able to assist you. Your eligibility will be determined at the legal aid clinic.

Can you help me if I don’t live in Riverside or San Bernardino County?

No, you must live in Riverside or San Bernardino County for IELLA to be able to assist you.

Can you represent me in court?

No, IELLA does not offer representation as part of its services.

Can you help me file my documents?

No, IELLA does not offer filing as part of its services. IELLA provides all clients with instructions on how they can file their documents.

Can you help me if you’ve assisted the other party on my case?

No, if IELLA has assisted the other party in the same case, IELLA is unable to assist you.