Need Legal Help?

Providing high quality legal services to
Kern County’s low-income and elderly since 1968.

In response to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, GBLA has been closely monitoring the actions of the National, State, and local public health advisories, and our community partners, such as the courts and other government agencies, in order to help protect the health of all staff, clients, and visitors. Out of an abundance of caution, and with the Kern County Courts’ continued statements, GBLA office buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice with telephonic intakes during our normal business hours.

GBLA, Inc. Statement on COVID-19: Click Here.

Additional Resources:

Kern County Superior Courts

Kern County Superior Court: Self-Help for Tenant Eviction

California Courts Website

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California Department of Public Health

Kern County Department of Public Health

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Incorporated (GBLA) is located in Bakersfield, California and offers free legal services in civil matters to eligible low-income persons residing within our service area in Kern County.

Questions? Please call our law office:
661.325.5943 (Local)
888.292.GBLA (4252) (Toll Free)
Dial 7-1-1 for California Relay Service (CRS)

For directions to our office, please click here.

Court Videos

Watch helpful videos to help you Present Your Case in Court and with your Court Orders.

Learn More