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People received legal advice and representation to access fair and affordable financial services and protect themselves from deceptive lending practices.

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People 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 $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

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2017 in Review: BayLegal’s Litigation Docket
16 January 2018

Each year, BayLegal’s dedicated team of attorneys and advocates work with tens of thousands of our Bay Area neighbors to build healthier, safer, and more stable lives. Our advocates fight back when we learn about policies that are pushing families to the edge of homelessness, practices that prevent domestic violence survivors from achieving safety, and …

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The Venable Foundation, Inc. Awards $150,000 Impact Grant
16 November 2017

The Venable Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of the law firm Venable LLP, has announced this week an impact grant of $150,000 to benefit Bay Area Legal Aid in support of relief efforts in the aftermath of last month’s devastating wildfires. “There is great need in our local communities, particularly by the poor and the …

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Legal Help for Northern California Wildfire Victims
23 October 2017

English Español Legal Services for Individuals and Families Impacted by Northern California Wildfires LEGAL ADVICE LINE: (800) 551-5554 Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays: 9:30 AM – 3 PM Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 9:30 AM – 1 PM Please call our Legal Advice Line for help with a legal problem arising from the wildfires, including: Housing (eviction defense and fair housing) Public Benefits Consumer …

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