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


Incarcerated Women and the Mission of the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

The Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership (LARRP) is a countywide network of public, community and faith-based agencies and advocates working together to provide support and advance positive change for formerly incarcerated and convicted Angelenos. The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, through its Women’s Gender-Responsive Jail Project, is proud to partner with LARRP in its
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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 Training April 2019

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