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