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COVID-19 Housing Updates

Update on the Newly Passed California and Federal Tenant Protections On September 17, the City of Fresno hosted a virtual community forum on tenants’ rights. CCLS housing attorneys Nikki Love and Brandi Snow presented, along with California State Assembly Member Dr. Joaquin Arambula and Fresno City Council President District 3...

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COVID-19 Consumer & Senior Updates

During COVID-19 Shelter In Place In order to protect our clients and staff, CCLS will continue to provide critical legal services and do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. If you or someone you know is in need of legal help, please call our Legal Advice Line Monday...

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COVID-19 Pro Bono Updates

Bankruptcy Question & Answer Session Volunteer attorneys Nancy Klepac and Pat Kavanagh from the Central California Bankruptcy Association (CCBA) present information about Chapter 7 & 13 bankruptcy. Opportunity for Q&A. PowerPoint Presentation [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bankruptcy-Q-A.pdf"] Video Presentation Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client...

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COVID-19 Health Updates

Clínica virtual - Acceso a la atención médica Los Consejeros de CCLS para Consumidores de Salud discutirán cómo acceder a la atención médica que necesita durante la pandemia de COVID-19, incluidas las pruebas y la atención de COVID, sus necesidades de atención médica regulares, emergencias, atención dental y servicios de salud...

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 [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DV-Clinic-Powerpoint.pdf"] Video Presentation   Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor...

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COVID-19 Utilities Updates

Programas de asistencia y politca de servicios publicos durante la pandemia Video Presentation PowerPoint Presentation [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Assistance-and-Utility-Policy-Clinic-Spanish.pdf"]   Basic Needs Assistance Central California Legal Services is here to assist you with basic needs that include having electricity and gas, along with the ability to communicate with family and friends. Central...

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COVID-19 Employment Updates

CCLS Virtual Clinic - Social Security 101 Volunteer attorney Ben Feld, a Partner with the law firm of Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld, present free legal information on the topic of Social Security, including SSDI and SSI. Opportunity for Q&A Virtual Clinic Video Presentation Virtual Clinic PowerPoint [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/SSDI-Powerpoint-Final.pdf" title="SSDI Powerpoint...

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Celebrating Bao Thao

Celebrating Bao Thao In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 2020 My parents were farmers who lived in the mountains of Laos. We lived a happy life until we were forced to flee our village. We were one of the last families to leave because my...

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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...

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Summer Newsletter 2019

Summer Newsletter 2019 Our summer newsletter features honorees for our 2019 Champions of Justice Reception and honors two long-time employees who are retiring. [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Newsletter-Summer-2019.pdf"] 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...