Posts Tagged ‘family law’

“The Center gave me a chance to be a father.”

Lucas* always wanted to be a part of his daughter Mia’s* life. But, Mia’s mother and her family did not share his plan. Starting from her birth, they tried at every turn to keep Lucas out of her life. Driven by his love for Mia, Lucas sought help from the Harriett Buhai Center for Family
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2021 Volunteer Award Recipients

Natasha Saltz: Mercy Fresno Hall of Fame Award The Mercy Fresno 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 as its
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Stopping the Lethal Threat to Her Children

“Daddy has a gun!” Renata’s* 10-year- old son blurted out when she picked him and his two brothers up from their dad’s custody.  Her son found the gun in their bedroom dresser drawer and took photos of it. That day, the boys had been left alone until after midnight.  Alarmed when she saw the photos,
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Family Law New Volunteer Training

The Harriett Buhai Center relies on dedicated attorneys and law students like you to help clients who cannot afford an attorney. Our clients’ family law cases concern some of the most critical issues a person can face: personal safety, the well-being of children, and a family’s economic security after the end of a marriage. The
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“The Center was a lifesaver for me and my son.”

It’s been a long struggle for Martin* and his son, Eddie* but thanks to the Harriett Buhai Center they are thriving together as a family at last. They live in their own home now instead of shelters, and Martin has permanent custody of his son. Martin has high hopes for Eddie, a middle schooler, who
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