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


Volunteering During the Public Health Crisis

We welcome the involvement of law students, law graduates and lawyers offering their assistance to help low-income litigants in family court with custody, domestic violence and other problems based on their range of practice, litigation know-how, linguistic capabilities and available Center resources for training and mentorship. Interested persons should contact the Center at volunteer@hbcfl.org Updated
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Success Stories

“I finally feel free.”

She smelled the gas before she heard his voice. Her husband of many years stood at the back door screaming, “I want to watch you burn,” and threatening to light a match. Panicked, she ran to the other door, but he had locked it. Struggling to breathe, Beatrice* covered her mouth with a wet cloth
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New Volunteer Orientation February 13, 2020

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