• “At a time when confusion makes it hard to focus, the straightforward explanations and instructions I received at the clinic made an incredibly difficult circumstance possible to overcome.”        -Domestic Violence Client

  • “I was extremely impressed by the level of service I received. Wow! Never would have thought to receive such care and service at the court house for free.”        -Civil Harassment Client

  • “We need this clinic! It helps people who are already stressed and have no experience with the legal system, which is very difficult for laypeople. Great job!”        -Elder Abuse Client

Restraining Order Clinics

We operate legal clinics at three courthouse locations to serve all areas of San Diego county.  All those in need of assistance filing a restraining order can walk in and receive help from our clinic staff and volunteers.  We help with:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Abuse
  • Civil Harassment

SDVLP offers legal clinics throughout San Diego County. Please see clinic locations and hours of operation below.

Downtown San Diego

Madge Bradley Building
1409 Fourth Avenue, 4th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse:
Monday – Friday  8:30 am  –  4:30 pm


East County

El Cajon Courthouse
250 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020

Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse:
Monday & Tuesday   8:30 am  – 5:00 pm,
Wednesday  8:30 am  – 12:00 noon


North County

Vista Courthouse
325 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081

Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse:

Main Building, South Entrance
Monday – Friday  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Civil Harassment:

Main Building, South Entrance
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm