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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

LACLJ is committed to advocating on behalf of the nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men who have experienced some form of sexual assault. A lawyer can be a valuable advocate for survivors of sexual assault. In LACLJ's Teen/LA program, attorneys help young survivors come up with solutions to the challenges they may face in their everyday lives after an assault.

2020-12-08T18:14:52+00:00April 25th, 2016|Updates|

Attorneys advocate for free legal services for immigrants

LACLJ is committed to providing high quality and free legal services to immigrants who have suffered significant violence and trauma. On March 21st, LACLJ stood with other attorneys and community partners to protest the lack of free legal representation for immigrants facing deportation.

2020-12-08T18:13:45+00:00April 25th, 2016|Updates|

Appeal published after teen client is denied protective order

Beverly is a young mother and a survivor of dating violence. She came to LACLJ through our Teen/LA program when she was 18 with her infant child. The father of her child had inflicted physical and mental abuse on her during their relationship and continued to threaten her after they broke up. Beverly feared for her and her child's safety because of the batterer's controlling behavior, so she sought a permanent restraining order.

2020-12-08T18:08:09+00:00February 12th, 2016|Success Stories, Volunteers|

A Home Where Her Child Can Thrive

After leaving a violent relationship with her son's father, Beatrice* came to LACLJ to secure custody of her son. For years, she had suffered physical, emotional and verbal abuse, and now her son's father sought to keep Beatrice from her child.

2020-12-08T18:03:16+00:00November 24th, 2015|Success Stories|
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