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Landlord and Tenant Rights


PETALUMA PEOPLE SERVICES

FAIR HOUSING TENANT/LANDLORD EDUCATION AND MEDIATION-PPSC
1500 S. Petaluma Blvd. Ste. A
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 765-8488 Main Number for Agency

SERVICES: Provides information regarding fair housing, tenant and landlord rights, written materials in landlord-tenant law, model rental forms, rental notices, tips on how to avoid common rental housing problems, mediation to help resolve disputes out of court, and fair housing training for the housing industry.


Discrimination Assistance

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
SANTA ROSA- ACLU
467 Sebastopol Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(415) 621-2488 Main Number For Site ACLU of Northern California
(212) 549-2585 Information Line   Membership Department

SERVICES: If a person feels that his or her civil rights have been violated they are referred to the appropriate agency.


District Attorney


SONOMA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
600 Administration Dr., Ste. 212J
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-2311 Main Number for Agency
(707) 565-2762 Main FAX for Agency
SERVICES: Prosecutes all criminal matters in the County of Sonoma. Employs a restitution specialist as well as domestic violence advocates. Works with the Sonoma County Office of Education to reduce truancy Staffs the Domestic Violence Court and Sonoma County Drug Court Contracts with California Human Development to provide diversion services for less serious offenses; Such crimes include petty theft, prostitution, alcohol use by minors, and check cases Divisions: Bureau of Investigations; Environmental/Consumer Law; Juvenile; Victim Assistance

Domestic/Family Legal Services

LEGAL AID OF SONOMA COUNTY
144 South E Street Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 542-1290 Main Number for Agency
(707) 542-0177 Main FAX for Agency

SERVICES: Domestic violence and civil harassment restraining orders at our office.
Help you seek a restraining order, prepare all the legal documents you need, assist you to write a story for the judge, help you prepare for your hearing. All services are confidential and private. This service is for people of all income levels.
Helpful links: www.ezlegalfile.com; www.sonomacountylawlibrary.org/legalaid.htm

SONOMA COUNTY LEGAL SERVICES FOUNDATION
1212 4th Street, Ste. I
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 546-2924 Main Number for Agency
(707) 546-2964 Main FAX for Agency

SERVICES: Provides legal services and education on many topics, several monthly legal workshops, referrals to child visitation supervisors in court-ordered custody or dependency cases, legal programs for youth in the classroom or the community. Domestic violence educators and speakers.

YWCA OF SONOMA COUNTY
YWCA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES
PO Box 3506
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(707) 546-7115 Service/Intake Number   Domestic Violence Services/Shelter
(707) 546-1234 Hotline/Helpline   Domestic Violence Services

SERVICES: Provides domestic violence services, including advocacy, legal services, temporary restraining order clinics, law enforcement liaison and advocacy, and community education for men or women who are experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault. Also provides professional training for agencies and businesses working with people experiencing domestic violence


General Legal Aid

CITY OF HEALDSBURG
HEALDSBURG SENIOR CENTER
133 Matheson Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448
HEALDSBURG SENIOR CENTER
(707) 431-3324 Service/Intake Number

SERVICES: General Legal Aid for Older Adults

CITY OF PETALUMA
PETALUMA SENIOR CENTER
211 Novak Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 778-4399 Main Number For Site
(707) 778-4537 Main Fax For Site

SERVICES: General Legal Aid for Older Adults

CALIFORNIA RURAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE, INC.
725 Farmers Lane, Ste. 10
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 528-9941 Service/Intake Number
(707) 528-0125 Service/Intake FAX

SERVICES: Provides legal assistance. We have limited staff and resources. Priorities for services are workers' rights, housing, educational rights, environmental health and welfare rights.

BENNETT VALLEY SENIOR CENTER
704 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 524-5716 Service/Intake Number
(707) 545-8608 Service/Intake Number

SERVICES: General Legal Aid for Older Adults

COUNCIL ON AGING SERVICES FOR SENIORS
30 Kawana Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
SENIOR LEGAL SERVICES-COA
(707) 525-0143 Main Number for Agency
(800) 675-0143 Toll Free
(707) 525-0454 Main FAX for Agency

SERVICES: Provides legal assistance on matters such as social security and supplemental security income, Medi-Cal, pensions, housing, consumer issues, wills and powers of attorney for finance and health care, elder abuse, real estate, and consumer fraud.

SONOMA COUNTY LEGAL SERVICES FOUNDATION
1212 4th Street, Ste. I
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 546-2924 Main Number for Agency
(707) 546-2964 Main FAX for Agency

SERVICES: Provides legal services and education on many topics, several monthly legal workshops, referrals to child visitation supervisors in court-ordered custody or dependency cases, legal programs for youth in the classroom or the community. Domestic violence educators and speakers.


Lawyer Referral Services

COUNCIL ON AGING SERVICES FOR SENIORS
30 Kawana Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 525-0143 Main Number for Agency
(707) 525-1146 Service/Intake Number   Lawyer Referral Service
(707) 525-0454 Main FAX for Agency
SERVICES: Offers a panel of Sonoma County elder law attorneys for consultations.

FACE TO FACE-SONOMA COUNTY AIDS NETWORK
873 Second Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
FACE TO FACE
(707) 544-1581 Main Number for Agency
(707) 544-1586 Main FAX for Agency
SERVICES: Lawyer Referral Services for AIDS/HIV


LSP DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSMENT: Any reference obtained from this newsletter to a specific organization, product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by LSP of the organization, product, process, or service, or its producer or provider. The views and opinions expressed in any referenced document, organization, or website, do not state or reflect those of the LSP.

DISCLAIMER: LSP-SC does not endorse or promote programs, events, business, and editorials nor does it conduct background or citizenship status of those seeking or applying for employment or for job listings posted.

Immigration Attorneys


Bilingual Spanish

Irma Perez Cordova
Monty White LLP
170 Sotoyome Street, Suite 3
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
tel: 415.453.1010
fax: 888.831.5842
info@montywhitelaw.com
www.montywhitelaw.com

Ms. Cordova, specializes in immigration law and criminal defense (Santa Rosa)
Monty White LLP offers legal representation in personal injury, employment law, immigration, criminal defense, estate planning, elder law, business and construction matters

Chris Kerosky
Kerosky Purves & Bogue, Attorneys at Law
131 A Stony Circle, Suite 500
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
707-433-2060
ckerosky@youradvocate.net
www.YourAdvocate.net

Rick Coshnear
Law Office
576 B St. Suite C, Santa Rosa, 95401
Phone: 707-523-1740
Email: rlcoshnear@gmail.com

SERVICES: Immigration attorney, fluent Spanish

Crystal Kali Hossain
Kali Law Offices
Immigration and Family Law
Petaluma:
755 Baywood Drive – 2nd Floor
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707-658-4426
Fax:     707-658-4401
Santa Rosa:
1400 Guerneville Rd, Suite 8
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone: 707-843-4807
Crystal@kalilaw.com
www.kaliaw.com

SERVICES: Kali Law Offices offers Immigration and Family Law Services. Crystal speaks Spanish, Portuguese, French and Bengali fluently.


Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc
725 Farmers Lane, Ste. 10
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 528-9941 Service/Intake Number
(707) 528-0125 Service/Intake FAX
web:  www.crla.org

SERVICES: Provides legal assistance. We have limited staff and resources. Priorities for services are workers' rights, housing, educational rights, and environmental health and welfare rights.

California Rural Legal Assistance-Santa Rosa
Catholic Charities
987 Airway Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 578-6000 Appointments   

SERVICES: Immigration legal services in permanent residency. Family visa petitions; family reunification and citizenship; VAWA self-petitions and U visas for victims of crimes and domestic violence; consultation. Refugee resettlement. Advice to community agencies regarding immigration. Civic engagement activities. Citizenship workshops and classes. Serves residents outside Sonoma by initial phone appointment and follow-up in Santa Rosa.

California Human Development
Immigration & Citizenship: 521-4721. Bureau of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accredited Representative helps with citizenship, legal status, work permits, green cards, affidavits of support & family reunification. Low cost. Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. 3315 Airway Dr. (map). Se habla español. www.californiahumandevelopment.org

La Luz Center: Legal Aid: Family Law & Advocacy Services
Information Provided By: County Of Sonoma Mental Health
Legal Aid of Sonoma County provides free legal consultations to residents of the Springs area twice a week. Hours: Call La Luz Center for times and days when Legal Aid is available on site for walk-ins or appointment. Call 707.938.5131.

 

Catholic Charities Of The Diocese Of Santa Rosa: Immigration And Citizenship Services
Information Provided By: County Of Sonoma Mental Health
Immigration legal services in permanent residency. Family visa petitions; family reunification and citizenship; VAWA self-petitions and U visas for victims of crimes and domestic violence; consultation. Refugee resettlement. Advice to community agencies regarding immigration. Civic engagement activities. Citizenship workshops and classes. Serves residents outside Sonoma by initial phone appointment and follow-up in Santa Rosa. Please call Catholic Charities Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accredited Immigration Representatives at 707-578-6000 for application assistance or for more information.


Psychological immigration reports

Psychological evaluations for immigration purposes

Dr. Frank Lucchetti
181 Andrieux St. Suite #204
Sonoma, CA 95476
Sonoma Medical Plaza
Phone: 707.938.1030
Fax: 707.938.1900
Email: office@sonomapsychologist.com
Dr. Lucchetti is a QME -Qualified Medical Evaluator
for the Industrial Medical Council. CA License#PSY 13732
*Spanish speaking, but Spanish interpretation for required forms not provided.

Counselors/Psychologists:

Magin Borrajo, PhD
1615 Northstart Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 763-3425
Fax: (707) 763-3425
Email: mborrajo@comcast.net
Website: www.counselingcalifornia.com/

SERVICES: My background is multicultural and multilingual. I was born in Spain; educated in the United States; lived, taught and worked in Spain, Italy, Asia, and the United States. I have maintained an active MFT License and a private practice working with English and Spanish clients. I am a Clinical Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. I specialize in couples, families, children, victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence, Anxiety and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, children in foster care, and adoptions.

Daniela Corona
Program Assistant, Parent Support Services
California Parenting Institute
(707) 585-6108 x218
danielac@calparents.org

Erika Klohe
Buckelew Programs
144 South E Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4794
Phone: 707.571-5581
Email: ErikaK@buckelew.org

SERVICES: Family Service Coordination offers families of those with mental illness education and referral. The Family Service Coordinator serves as a liaison with Sonoma County Mental Health and other community based organizations and services. Any family member or support person may contact the Family Service Coordinator for assistance in accessing services for themselves or their loved one.

LSP DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSMENT: Any reference obtained from this newsletter to a specific organization, product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by LSP of the organization, product, process, or service, or its producer or provider. The views and opinions expressed in any referenced document, organization, or website, do not state or reflect those of the LSP.

DISCLAIMER: LSP-SC does not endorse or promote programs, events, business, and editorials nor does it conduct background or citizenship status of those seeking or applying for employment or for job listings posted.

Handouts and Guides

Practical Guide to the new Obama Executive Order (“DAPA”)
Guia Practica acerca de la nueva Orden Ejecutiva de Obama (“DAPA”)
How to Fight Deportation in Immigration Court
Como Pelear su Deportacion frente a la Corte de Inmigracion