BayLegal’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.


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People received legal advice and representation to access healthcare and crucial safety net benefits.

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Clients and their children were able to keep their homes they otherwise would have lost to housing discrimination, illegal evictions or foreclosures.

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Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded more than $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

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Have You Had Trouble Getting Gender-Affirming Healthcare? Know Your Rights!
9 September 2020

Have You Had Trouble Getting Gender-Affirming Care? Know Your Rights! If your health insurance has denied you gender-affirming care, you have the right to appeal their decision. This may include appealing to state agencies that have more protections for gender-affirming care to prevent discrimination. State agencies often reverse health plan denials. State agencies may also …

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Disaster relief services on-site for fire survivors in Napa
8 September 2020

Thanks to the Napa Valley Register for spreading the word about FEMA services and a range of other supports by organizations including BayLegal available to wildfire survivors in Napa. The Napa Local Assistance Center (2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive) is offering drive-thru FEMA services from 9am – 6pm daily. Representatives from public agencies and nonprofits …

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What Tenants Need to Know About California’s Eviction Compromise
2 September 2020

What Tenants Need to Know About California’s Eviction Compromise: How AB 3088 Protects You, and How It Does Not On August 31st, supermajorities in the CA Assembly and Senate passed AB 3088, the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020. The legislation  takes effect immediately and contains NO provisions for rent forgiveness or cancellation. The new …

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