Certified by the State Bar of California since 1988 and sponsored by the Santa Cruz County Bar Association, the Lawyer Referral Service of Santa Cruz County is the oldest largest and most respected legal referral service in Santa Cruz County.
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are open. Staff are working remotely to schedule appointments during regular business hours. We strongly recommend that clients book phone consultations whenever possible. Call us at 831-425-4755.

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Get the legal help that you need as quickly as possible. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or a phone consultation. Learn more

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Areas of Practice

More than 25 types of law, including divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, employment, criminal defense, estate planning, real property, personal injury and more. Learn more


You pay a $50 administrative fee to support our non-profit service. The lawyers are volunteering their time to meet with you. Learn more

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Phone Consults

If you can’t make it to an in-person appointment, we can set up a phone consultation for you. Learn more.


Our State-Bar certified service offers friendly, trained staff who will match you with a qualified, pre-screened lawyer experienced in the type of law that you need for a 30-minute consultation. Learn more

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The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) can help you find a qualified, insured Spanish-speaking lawyer in Santa Cruz County to help you with your legal needs. Learn more

What People Say

Lawyer Referral Service of Santa Cruz County has helped people just like you solve their legal problems. Find out what they think about the service. Learn more


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