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COVID-19 Family Violence

Virtual Clinic – Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Alma Montenegro from Lang Richert & Patch and CCLS Staff Attorney Tran Nguyen will present free legal information about domestic violence and restraining orders. PowerPoint Presentation Video Presentation   Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on information obtained […]

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COVID-19 Homelessness Prevention Project

During the Shelter in Place Order, CCLS will continue to assist students and their families via phone or email. Tenant Rights Evictions Other Housing Issues For Assistance Contact Us At: 559.570.1298 or HPPTeam@centralcallegal.org Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from […]

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Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley

Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley By Joy K. Dockter (Law ’10), Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Staff Attorney and Tashara J. Kuspa, Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Team Lead In 2017, a collection agency acting on behalf of a local hospital filed more than 200 lawsuits in Fresno County […]

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Champions of Justice Attendees 2018

Champions of Justice 2018

Return of the Champions The return of the fabulous Champions of Justice Reception was a tremendous success with over 200 individuals who came to join us in honoring our award recipients. The financial support of our sponsors, advertisers and donors contributed significantly to the success of the reception. It is heartwarming to have so many […]

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How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home

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How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home Aindra Evans walked into Central California Legal Services (CCLS) distraught at the thought of her children’s lives being ruined with the prospect of an imminent eviction looming over their heads. At her wits’ end, with nowhere to turn she turned to for counsel and that is exactly […]

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How CCLS Delivers a Senior from a Fraudulent Contract

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How CCLS Delivers a Senior from a Fraudulent Contract Roberto Garibay, 73, walked into Central California Legal Services (CCLS) devastated at the prospect of having to pay a debt that would outlive him. He was a victim of a solar company’s predatory scheme to deceive unknowing savings-minded consumers who look to seize opportunities to reduce […]

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