Legal clinic resources for Contra Costa County!

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In-person Housing Rights and Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinics Contra Costa County residents: BayLegal has updated our information on our Contra Costa Domestic Violence Restraining Order legal clinics, available in both remote formats and in-person hosted by a community partner organization. We have also added in-person Housing Rights clinics at our Contra Costa County office …

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Bay Area Legal Aid Secures Statewide Injunction Against Achievable Solutions, Inc. (ASI) in Landmark Fraudulent Debt Collection Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BAY AREA LEGAL AID MEDIA CONTACT Taylor Brady tbrady@baylegal.org (510) 250-5234   Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) Secures Statewide Injunction Against Achievable Solutions, Inc. (ASI) in Landmark Fraudulent Debt Collection Case Oakland, California, December 4, 2023— Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) achieved a significant legal victory in its claims against Achievable Solutions, …

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Information and Resources for Consumers Harmed by the Practices of Achievable Solutions, et al

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Injunction The court-ordered injunction in Bay Area Legal Aid v. Achievable Solutions, et al. (Alameda County Superior Court Case No. 22CV008464) is described in detail below and a copy of the injunction is available at the bottom of the page. Please note that this court order does not in any way limit the ability of …

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Derechos para inquilinos in Contra Costa (Facebook Live en español)

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Derechos para inquilinos en Contra Costa Presentado por El Tímpano y coorganizado por Bay Area Legal Aid una conversación con Alejandra Perez Orozco, Abogado de vivienda de Bay Area Legal Aid Hablaremos sobre las leyes locales y estatales y compartiremos recursos de organizaciones locales que ofrecen ayuda legal y fondos de asistencia económica. 13 de …

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Get a refund for bills from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center—ACT NOW!

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Our colleagues at the Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP) recently settled a lawsuit against the County of Santa Clara related to notices and implementation of their charity care policy. The settlement requires the County to review bills that were sent to collections between October 28, 2018 and December 31, 2021.  The attached PDF flyer from WCLP …

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California Court of Appeal Declares San Francisco’s Poverty Tows Unconstitutional As Legislature Confronts Towing Policies Statewide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2023 PRESS CONTACT: Raya Steier, 530-723-2426, rsteier@lccrsf.org ***PRESS RELEASE*** San Francisco, CA– Last Friday, the California Court of Appeal held that San Francisco’s policy of towing lawfully and safely parked vehicles without a warrant, solely due to unpaid parking tickets, violates the California Constitution. San Francisco’s towing policies permanently deprive thousands …

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BayLegal Launches Our 2022 Annual Report

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Dear BayLegal friends, Working Together for Justice is much more than a tag line—it is about the expertise, resources and partnerships that are needed to address the deep socioeconomic and civil legal inequities in our country. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) issued an updated Justice Gap Report in 2022, which like the California State Bar Justice …

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Name and Gender Marker Change Legal Clinic | Clínica Legal Para Cambio De Género Y Nombre

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Bay Area Legal Aid Name and Gender Marker Change Clinic Are you seeking a name and/or gender marker court order to conform with your gender identity? Sign up to get free help from attorneys and advocates for completing court paperwork and updating identity documents such as CA birth certificates, marriage licenses, passports, social security cards, …

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PRESS RELEASE: Rent Thefts Target Low-Income Communities in Napa

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Consuelo Amezcua, 707-603-1374, camezcua@baylegal.org ***PRESS RELEASE*** Rent Thefts Target Low-Income Communities in Napa Download a PDF copy of this release. Napa, CA- Local community organizations, including Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal), Fair Housing Napa Valley (FHNV), On the Move (OTM), and Puertas Abiertas (PA) along with Napa …

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Asistencia para víctimas de robo del pago de renta en la ciudad de Napa | Help for victims of rent check theft in Napa

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Residentes de la Ciudad de Napa: ¿Fue victima de robo del pago de renta en el mes de Marzo 2023? Acompañenos a una Clìnica de Vivienda Justa el 8 de Junio. Conozca sus derechos como inquilino Aprenda sobre los recursos disponibles Iniciar un reporte con las autoridades locales (habrà organizaciones comunitarias locales para guiarlos con …

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Asistencia para víctimas de robo del pago de renta en la ciudad de Napa | Help for victims of rent check theft in Napa

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¿Fue victima de robo del pago de renta en el mes de Marzo 2023? Aplique HOY para Asistencia Financiera: KeepNapaCountyHoused.org Documentos Requeridos: Verificaciòn de Identidad (ID del estado, pasaporte, cualquier identificaciòn reciente con foto, nombre completo, y fecha de nacimiento) Verificaciòn de Ingresos (talones de pago, taxes) Verificaciòn de Residencia en Napa (contrato de arrendamiento, …

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