Our Mission

We protect victims of domestic violence and improve the well-being of children living in poverty. With the help of volunteers, the Center provides free family law assistance and legal education to the poor. We strive to empower people in need and assure them meaningful access to the courts.
A cosponsored family law/ domestic violence project of Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

News

California Supreme Court Victory!

California Supreme Court victory!  In a unanimous recent decision, Bianka M., the justices of the CA Supreme Court ruled that minor immigrant children can be considered for special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS) in a CA custody proceeding in which only one parent participates as long as notice and the opportunity to be heard is provided
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Success Stories

Every Day is Father’s Day

Miguel* couldn’t imagine life without his “best buddy”-his little boy, Sammy*. The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law made sure that Miguel would always celebrate Father’s Day and every day with his son. Times were very difficult after Sammy’s birth. Born with ambiguous genitalia and physical and developmental disabilities, he needed constant care and therapy.
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Events

New Volunteer Training September 2018

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