Beverly Hills Bar Association Lawyer Referral & Information Service Modest Means Program

How to Receive Services (Intake)
The Modest Means Program refers qualified persons to its panel of member attorneys. The attorneys agree to charge reduced hourly rates and a reduced retainer fee. The panel attorneys cap their fees between $50.00 – $300.00 per hour*. Retainer fees range from $500.00 – $1500.00*. The initial 30-minute consultation is free.

Eligibility for the program is based on the individual’s gross monthly income and the number of individuals in his/her household. Modest Means is neither a legal aid program nor a free service. Interested clients must have a case in Los Angeles County but need not reside in the county.
* Hourly rate and retainer amount are determined by individual’s income qualifications or tier level.
(310) 601 - 2422
Areas Served
Los Angeles County
Who We Are

The Modest Means Program refers qualified persons to its panel of Family law, Landlord Tenant, Estate Planning and/or Probate attorneys. The attorneys agree to charge reduced hourly rates and a reduced retainer fee. For hourly rates attorneys have agreed to charge $50.00- $300.00 per hour. For the retainer fee, they may charge $500.00-$1500.00. The hourly rate depends on your monthly income, and the number of people living in your household according to California's poverty guidelines.

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Organization Type
Certified Lawyer Referral Service
Spoken Languages
Spanish / Español
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