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Learn at your own pace! Watch free videos of the classes below any time during Pro Bono Week, October 24 - 29. Videos will be available on the registration page the week of Pro Bono Week. Pre-register to get access to written class materials as well.

During Pro Bono Week only, if you have a question related to the content of any class you complete, you can submit your question online. It will be answered by our team of expert law librarians or the class instructor.

Classes are being added daily! See below for classes currently open for registration.

Service Animals:
What You Need to Know

Gain a basic understanding of legal rights and responsibilities involved in the use of service and emotional support animals.

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Small Claims:
Where You Begin

Learn the basics of small claims: preparing and serving papers, going to court, getting paid if you win, plus where to go for help.

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How to Avoid or Recover
from Identity Theft

Learn how identity theft happens, how to protect your personal information, how to find out if you have been a victim, and if so, what to do about it.

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Cómo obtener un permiso de vendedor ambulante en la ciudad de L.A.

Cómo obtener los permisos adecuados para vender comida y otros artículos en público en la ciudad de L.A., desde los permisos iniciales hasta las renovaciones.

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Don’t Wait: Plan for Disability or End of Life Decisions

Protect yourself and your family. Learn about Advance Health Care Directives, powers of attorney and other plans for disability or end of life care.

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Serving Process or Giving Notice Outside the U.S.

Learn how to serve someone with court papers if they live abroad and what the Hague Service Convention is.

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Proceso de entrega o notificación fuera de EE.UU.

Aprenda cómo entregar documentos judiciales a alguien si vive en el extranjero y qué es el Convenio de La Haya.

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Section 8
& Subsidized Housing

Learn about low-income housing assistance programs and services available to tenants with Section 8 vouchers.

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Getting an SBA Microloan for Your Small Business

Do you own a small business or want to start one? Learn about microloan opportunities from Small Business Administration lenders.

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Building Your Credit to Grow Your Business

A good credit score is vital to small business owners. Learn how to improve your credit to start or grow your business.

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Protect Yourself: Elder Abuse Restraining Orders

Learn to recognize elder abuse, spot common scams targeted at seniors, obtain relief with a restraining order and get help.

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Getting Paid:
Wage & Hour Basics

Learn the process for seeking unpaid wages, who is covered, plus other requirements like breaks and sick pay.

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Child Custody,
Support & Visitation

Learn about child custody, support and visitation, including what family courts look at when issuing or modifying orders.

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Working With a Lawyer on a Budget

Learn how a limited services lawyer can provide legal assistance to help you represent yourself.

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Anatomy of a Civil Lawsuit

Explore the stages of a civil lawsuit: how it begins, how it can end, and everything in between.

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Appeals: How the Court Process Works

Learn what an appeal is and the steps needed to appeal a trial court decision.

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What if You Lose? Don’t Ruin Your Chance to Appeal

You have the right to appeal, but you won’t win on appeal if you don’t know the right steps to take while you’re still in the trial court.

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Addressing Bias in
Special Education

Learn how to spot bias (implicit or explicit) in special education, how the law protects against it, and what to do to address it.

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SSI & Mental Health Disabilities: 5 Things to Know

Learn the steps to take to apply for SSI/SSDI as an individual with a mental health disability.

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Orientación General y Taller de Asilo Para los Inmigrantes que Enfrentan la Deportación

Este taller ofrece información general sobre los procedimientos de deportación y la corte de inmigración.

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