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We have a strong commitment to holistic legal aid for low-income residents. Community Legal Aid SoCal promotes equal access to the justice system through advocacy, self-help services, community education, legal counseling and representation. We provide free, high-quality civil legal services to society’s most vulnerable members, whose human rights and basic needs are jeopardized and for whom significant barriers to justice exist.

Defending civil liberties and protecting equal access to justice since 1958

From Tumult to a New LifeMar. 30, 2021

A Family Law Story by Priscilla Carmona, Paralegal -- Charlotte (fictitious name) sought help from CLA SoCal to legally end her marriage and gain sole legal and sole physical custody without visitation of her three-year-old daughter, Eleanor (fictitious name). It was clear our client had gone through a tumultuous relationship with her husband, Derek (fictitious name), and was ready to close this difficult chapter of her life. ...Read More