Learn at your own pace! Watch free videos of the classes below any time during Pro Bono Week, October 25 - 30. 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.
Learn about release and bail reduction services available to those facing criminal charges and how the bail system is changing.
Learn what to do when interacting with or witnessing the police. Covers rights and responsibilities of police and public.
Obtenga información sobre los servicios de liberación y reducción de fianzas disponibles para quienes enfrentan cargos penales y cómo está cambiando el sistema de fianzas. Learn about release and bail reduction services available to those facing criminal charges and how the bail system is changing.
Learn about expanded federal and California tax credits and the stimulus payments made in response to COVID.
Learn about your rights and options when dealing with serious debt issues, including resources available to help.
Learn how student loans work, what happens if you stop paying your student loans and what to do if you can’t pay.
Learn how to spot bias (implicit or explicit) in special education, how the law protects against it, and what to do to address it.
Learn about child custody and visitation in family law cases, including what courts look at when issuing or modifying orders.
Learn about the legal process for separation and divorce, including what to expect in court, and resources available to help.
Learn how to work productively with CSSD to collect child support, modify a support order or deal with support payments you owe.
Who are Unaccompanied Minors? Learn common legal remedies available for children in immigration proceedings.
For tenants and landlords, this class provides essential information about rights, responsibilities and resources available to help.
Learn how tenants with mental health (and other) disabilities can request and negotiate reasonable housing accommodations.
Much of the brunt of the housing crisis has fallen upon women, but women have important housing-related legal rights.
Tenants with fair housing, discrimination or other housing issues will learn about free services from Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Learn about low-income housing assistance programs and services available to tenants with Section 8 vouchers.
Learn about different legal tools to help loved ones with decision-making, including powers of attorney and conservatorships.
Protect yourself and your family. Learn about Advance Health Care Directives, powers of attorney and other plans for disability or end of life care.
Learn about probate – the legal process of distributing a person’s cash, property, and other assets after they die – and resources available to help.
Learn the basics of wills, trusts, and planning for end of life, illness or disability, including resources available to help.
Aprenda los diferentes tipos de poderes de representación para ayudar a sus seres queridos incluyendo la diferencia entre los poderes notariales y como obtener una curatela.
Learn what an appeal is and the steps needed to appeal a trial court decision.
Explore the stages of a civil lawsuit: how it begins, how it can end, and everything in between.
More than 90% of civil cases are resolved without a trial. Learn when settlement makes sense and how to negotiate effectively.
Finding court records can be complicated. Learn how to locate and access common types of court documents from state and federal courts.
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.
Learn how mediation – an informal resolution process led by a trained third party - can be used to avoid the time and cost of going to court.
Aprenda cómo entregar documentos judiciales a alguien si vive en el extranjero y qué es el Convenio de La Haya.
Este taller ofrece información general sobre los procedimientos de deportación y la corte de inmigración.
Learn to recognize elder abuse, spot common scams targeted at seniors, obtain relief with a restraining order and get help.
Elders and their loved ones beware! Learn to spot the con, avoid the costs of getting tangled in a scammer’s web and find a happier ending.
Gain a basic understanding of legal rights and responsibilities involved in the use of service and emotional support animals.
Learn how to serve someone with court papers if they live abroad and what the Hague Service Convention is.
Learn the basics of small claims: preparing and serving papers, going to court, getting paid if you win, plus where to go for help.
Learn the steps to take to apply for SSI/SSDI as an individual with a mental health disability.
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.
Learn how a limited services lawyer can provide legal assistance to help you represent yourself.
Do you own a small business or want to start one? Learn about microloan opportunities from Small Business Administration lenders.
A good credit score is vital to small business owners. Learn how to improve your credit to start or grow your business.
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.
Learn why forming a corporation or limited liability company (LLC) can help you reach your business goals, and how to do it.
Learn how to read common “boilerplate” contractual language and negotiate contractual terms to your advantage.
Learn the process for seeking unpaid wages, who is covered, plus other requirements like breaks and sick pay.
Si esta afectado por COVID-19, incluyendo la pérdida de empleo o enfermedad, las leyes federales y las leyes de California brindan importantes beneficios para ayudarlo a usted y a su familia.
Learn about employment-related benefits for workers during COVID-19, under established law and laws enacted during the pandemic.