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The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) is the statewide membership organization for almost 100 legal nonprofits. LAAC advocates for more funding and better laws for legal nonprofits, facilitates communication and coordination between organizations, trains in core substantive areas, analyzes best practices, and works to increase access to justice for all Californians.
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LawHelpCA is California’s official and free legal resource.
Our new & improved LawHelpCA.org is now live!
LawHelpCA's goal is to bring Californians:
1. RELIABLE information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics with over 140 specific subtopics,
2. An UPDATED directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation.
Recent Press Clips
The heartache of the North Bay fires continue, this time for local tenants who are facing eviction from their rented homes. (Mentions: Legal Aid of Sonoma County )
Supervisors in San Francisco have introduced legislation that would guarantee legal counsel to low-income SF residents facing no-fault evictions.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Los Angeles filed suit against the federal government in order to stop the detentions of Cambodian descent refugees. (Mentions: Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) )
Legal Aid Association of California partnered with the ABA's Young Lawyers Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Bay Area Resilience Collaborative are helping those who are affected by the California fires by providing a hotline. (Mentions: Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) , Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) )
LSPC's bill was signed by Gov. Brown. (Mentions: Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) )