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


Meet the Center’s New Director of Legal Services: Elizabeth Erickson

I am excited and pleased to introduce you to our Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth Erickson, who began this new job on July 1, 2019. As Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth’s position encompasses management and oversight of all aspects of our legal program. In addition to relieving me of oversight of the legal program, I believe that our new full-time position
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Success Stories

Keeping Ellie Safe

Alex* cherishes his little girl, Ellie*, who loves to dance and talks to everyone she meets. No one would know that she has a heart problem that needs surgery. With assistance from the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, Alex will now be able to assure Ellie gets the medical care she needs. Young Parents
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New Volunteer Orientation October 15th

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