Click here to see Weekday classes (Oct 22 - Oct 26)

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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!

Lawyers in the Library

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free 20 minute consultations with volunteer attorneys featuring the Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers. No reservations or appointments necessary.

Citizenship Assistance Workshop

9:30 am - 11:30 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free legal assistance with citizenship application (N-400) preparation. Call 888-839-8682 to register.

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

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Section 8 &
Subsidized Housing

9:30 am - 10:30 am

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

Piece by Piece
Mosaic Workshop

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Express your creativity by joining the artisans of Piece by Piece in creating a unique mosaic using recycled materials!

Need Affordable Housing? Learn About LIHTC

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to find and apply for affordable housing created by Low Income Housing Tax Credits and what rights and protections apply.

Volunteer Advocates for Children in Foster Care

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer advocate to help improve the lives of children in foster care and reduce and reverse the effects of child abuse and neglect?

Child Custody,
Support & Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about child custody and visitation in family law cases, including what the courts look at when considering custody and visitation.

Fair Housing for People With Disabilities

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how the law protects tenants with disabilities from discrimination, gives them rights to reasonable accommodations and ensures equal access to stable housing.

Working With a Lawyer
on a Budget

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Appeals: How the Court Process Works

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Understanding California’s Dog Bite Law

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn about the rights and responsibilities victims and dog owners have under California law in a dog bite situation.

Immigration Enforcement (ICE): Be Prepared!

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

What if you are questioned by immigration enforcement agencies? Learn how foreign nationals and their families can prepare.

Removing Barriers to Employment: Citations, Warrants, Etc

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Understand job application protections in California and learn how to resolve traffic and parking tickets and other obstacles.

Appeals: Making Your Case & Persuading the Court

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Learn the rules and requirements and get tips on how to draft the most effective appellate briefs for California state courts.

Fair Housing: Who Is Protected & What You Need to Know

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Tenants, landlords and advocates learn how the law prohibits denying housing to a person because of membership in a protected class.

How to Talk to a Lawyer

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This class is designed to make communicating and working with a lawyer easier, less expensive and more effective.

Dealing With an Income Tax Dispute

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Overview of the rights and responsibilities of US taxpayers when it comes to dealing with the IRS.

Where You Begin

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Make your legal journey easier and more successful by learning about essential rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords, and resources available to help with rental property issues.

The Brown Act: California’s Open Government Law

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Learn which agencies must comply with California’s “sunshine law” and what they must do to allow public participation.

Writs: How to Challenge Government Agency Decisions

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

The process for challenging decisions made by state and local agencies is different from other kinds of lawsuits. Learn how it works.

Stay Out of Housing Court: Mediation Program

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Learn how voluntary mediation can be used to resolve landlord-tenant disputes and prevent an eviction case from going to trial.

How to Find the Right Lawyer or Legal Service

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Learn how to find free legal help through a legal clinic or a lawyer who has the right expertise and fits your budget.

Click here to see Weekday classes (Oct 22 - Oct 27)

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice: LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

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