COVID-19 Employment Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Unemployment Insurance Benefits During COVID-19 CCLS Paralegal Landon Garrett and Volunteer Attorney Alyson Berg from Wilkins, Drolshagen & Czeshinski will present free legal information about unemployment insurance benefits and the effects of COVID-19 in this virtual clinic. Opportunity for Q&A. Virtual Clinic Video Presentation Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Questions? Contact Andy Kucera, Supervising Attorney […]

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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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COVID-19 Housing Updates

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Virtual Clinic: Housing Law Update Regarding COVID-19 Watch CCLS Attorney Robert Cortez and Volunteer Attorney Douglas Gordon from Miles, Sears & Eanni break down the recent government and court orders in a simple and understandable way. They will focus on COVID-19 housing law changes that affect residential tenants. Virtual Clinic PowerPoint Virtual Clinic Video Presentation […]

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COVID-19 Utilities Updates

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 California Legal Services is working remotely with the following services: Assisting with electricity, gas and telephone matters Assisting with payment arrangements for those […]

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COVID-19 Health Updates

What are the symptoms of COVID 19? Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Nasal congestion Sore throat Sneezing The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure: Fever Cough Shortness of breath How do I protect myself and my family from catching the virus? People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday […]

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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 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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