Legal Assistance

Senior Advocacy Network
Senior Law Project (209) 577-3814
821 13th Street Modesto, CA 95354.

The Senior Law Project provides legal services to residents of Stanislaus County age 60 or older. There are no income requirements. There is no cost for the service. Donations are accepted but no one will be denied services due to inability to contribute.

What Legal Services Are Provided?


  1. Medicare
  2. Medi-Cal
  3. Nursing home problems
  4. Private insurance disputes


  1. Landlord/tenant disputes
  2. Mobile home park problems
  3. Housing code enforcement
  4. Liens
  5. Foreclosure problems


  1. Elder Abuse
  2. Power of Attorney / health care directives
  3. Alternatives to institutionalization
  4. Simple wills - Limited service thru our volunteer attorney wills panel

Who we are: Legal services are provided by the Senior Advocacy Network, a non-profit organization. Funded in part by the Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging. Director/ Lead Attorney: Joyce Gandelman Email: moc.liamg@ecyojsroines

For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call (209) 577-3814.


Stanislaus County Mediation Center (SCMC) & Fair Housing

The Stanislaus County Mediation Center is based in Modesto. The Center provides mediation of landlord tenant issues, family court personal property disputes, and staff provides in-court mediation for the small claims and Unlawful Detainer courts.

Fair Housing

If you feel you have been discriminated against when attempting to obtain housing or in your current housing situation contact Project Sentinel