The Fair brings together legal aid organizations, government agencies, social services and community-based groups to provide free services, information and classes for the public. All workshops, classes and services are free and open to the public.
Pre-registration for classes will end at 11:59 p.m. the day before the class. You are welcome to come to the library without a registration on the day of any program, but we may not be able to seat you!
Free legal assistance with citizenship application (N-400) preparation. Call 888-839-8682 to register.
Free 20 minute consultations with volunteer attorneys featuring the Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers. No reservations or appointments necessary.
This class will cover the basics of California’s “sunshine law” which requires local government agencies to be open and public in the conduct of the people’s business. Topics include: which agencies must comply; what constitutes a meeting; posting agendas and providing notice; closed sessions and enforcement.
This workshop presents information about the U Visa process and provides free assistance preparing the U Visa application forms.
Legal experts will provide information about child custody and visitation in family law cases, including what the court looks at in creating and modifying orders for custody and visitation.
Housing providers, advocates and renters learn about how the law protects tenants with disabilities from discrimination and gives them rights to reasonable accommodations that ensure equal access to stable housing.
Express your creativity by joining the artisans of Piece by Piece in creating a unique mosaic using recycled materials!
Learn how to find a lawyer who has the right expertise and fits your budget. Finding free legal help through legal clinics is also covered.
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer advocate to help improve the lives of children in foster care? Do you want to learn how CASAs help reduce and reverse the effects of child abuse and neglect?
Planning long-term care for parents or loved ones is challenging. Learn about the legal tools and paperwork, placement issues and payment options involved.
Orientación sobre cómo prepararse para un juicio de divorcio o paternidad en la Corte Superior del Condado de Los Ángeles.
This class is designed to make communicating and working with a lawyer easier and more effective. Taught by a lawyer with significant family law experience.
Learn the rules and requirements and get tips on how to draft the most effective appellate briefs in California state court.
Do you know what rights you have if you encounter or are questioned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? Learn how foreign nationals and their families can prepare.
Learn how voluntary mediation can be used to resolve disputes and avoid going to court.
The presentation will discuss the various forms of elder abuse and cover legal tools and remedies to address elder abuse.
Learn how to hire a limited services lawyer to provide legal assistance to help you represent yourself.
Learn about low-income housing assistance programs and services available to tenants with Section 8 vouchers.
This course provides a basic understanding of special education rights and services available in California and reviews basic advocacy strategies to help students and parents get the support and assistance they need.
Learn about the remedies available to those wrongfully convicted of crimes, plus other types of post-conviction relief such as pardons.
The process for challenging decisions made by state and local agencies is different from other kinds of lawsuits. Learn about the process.
Overview of the immigration system in the U.S. with an emphasis on the rights of individuals in raids or other encounters with law enforcement.
Whether you are a tenant, landlord, or advocate, learn about how the law prohibits the denial of housing to a person because of his or her membership in one or more protected classes.
Learn how to find and apply for affordable housing created by Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and what rights and protections apply.