In-Person Classes & Workshops ↓

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Help With Becoming an Adult’s Legal Conservator

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Need to care for an adult who cannot care for him or herself? Get assistance filing for a probate conservatorship.

Your Day in Court: Appearing Before a Judge

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Get tips from judges about courtroom process and how to be effective when appearing in court, whether in person or remotely.

Court-Supervised Treatment or Criminal Prosecution?

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Learn about new laws that allow some criminal defendants with mental illness to get treatment instead of facing prosecution.

Legal Name & Gender Marker Change Workshop

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Legal volunteers will help you complete court forms for a legal name and gender marker change.

Civil Lawsuit Basics: Enforcing Judgments

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Learn the different ways to get paid if you’ve won a civil lawsuit, and the protections available if you owe a civil judgment.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Cómo presentar y responder a una demanda civil

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Proporciona información básica sobre cómo presentar y responder a demandas civiles en los tribunales de California.

How to Work With a Lawyer

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn about low-cost and free options for getting legal help and how to work with a lawyer less expensively and more effectively.

Lawyers in the Library

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

By appointment only. Register online at

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Volunteer lawyers provide free 10-20 minute consultations with people who have legal problems to discuss.

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

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

Appeals: Building Your Case & Persuading the Court

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

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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