CSP was established in 1972 as a field study project for students at the University of California Irvine, providing diversion counseling for delinquent youth and their families at the Costa Mesa Police Department. Since that time CSP has grown dramatically in size and scope and has designed and implemented some of the most respected prevention […]
Domestic violence and abuse is one of the most common issues dealt with by civil legal aid.
Laura’s House provides unduplicated domestic violence-related services to the 915,000 residents of Orange County, California and beyond.
Adam Dodge is the legal director at Laura’s House.
Leticia Ambriz is with the Community Services Program, Inc. in Orange County, CA.
This webinar will explore 1) how onsite court legal services and community based agencies can collaborate to ensure victims are prepared and supported at these hearings and 2) highlight a partnership between CSP and Laura’s House that serves 800+ restraining order clients annually using this model.
Step Forward Foundation offers immigration and family court services, including legal counseling on family law matters, full scope representation in divorce, custody, and related issues for survivors of domestic violence. Services also include legal counseling on eligibility for immigration benefits, representation for social justice and family based petitions.
Amid fear of deportation, reports on sexual abuse and domestic violence have declined significantly compared to last year.