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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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Giving Back After All the Years

The halls of the Harriett Buhai Center buzz with lively discussions of legal issues and past trials from the three retired volunteer lawyers and one on sabbatical who are contributing their time and knowledge. Bringing collective legal experience of nearly 200 years, Pat Lynch, Jerry Friedman, Mercy Fresno and Richard Gould-Saltman represent new and highly
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Hall of Fame Award 2017: David P. Shebby

David P. Shebby wanted to be a lawyer since elementary school. Even at a young age, Shebby knew he was destined to “do good for society.” A graduate of Cal and Stanford Law School, he started a more traditional career in commercial litigation. Offering fuller service to his business clients introduced him to family law
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Take a peek at our new electronic information packet!

We’ve created a faster way to learn about the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law. You can easily share our electronic information packet with your friends and colleagues. We encourage you to open it to see all the people and programs helping low-income families move forward with their lives, stopping domestic violence, preventing homelessness and
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Volunteer Award Recipients for 2017

  David P. Shebby, Hall of Fame Award The Hall of Fame Award honors a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history. “My favorite part of the Center
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