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Effort to to protect their independence and prevent potential homelessness Los Angeles (June 22, 2012)  – A number of Senior citizens, all members of a group known as SAFE (Senior Alliance […]

The state of legal aid today

There have been a number of articles appearing in the media recently with regard to the state and accessibility of legal aid all across the country.  Here is a brief […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

JUNE 15 Working together to make this MY WORLD . . . YOUR WORLD . . . OUR WORLD . . . FREE OF ELDER ABUSE! Many of our elderly […]

(June 12, 2012) In continued and well deserved recognition, it was announced today that Bet Tzedek co-founder, Stan Levy, has received the President’s Volunteer Service – Call to Service Award. […]

Bet Tzedek, along with Public Counsel and Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, as part of their effort to assist homeowners, Call on Governor to Hold Banks Accountable and Help […]

Congratulations to Bet Tzedek co-founder Luis Lainer on receiving the Los Angeles Urban League’s John W. Mack Lifetime Achievement Award at their “Enduring Legacies” dinner on April 25, 2012. Pictured […]

Issues of proper care and the legal rights of dementia patients have been increasingly in the news. Having had significant success in other parts of California with similar educational presentations, […]

Bet Tzedek Volunteer honored

Bet Tzedek extends a hearty congratulations to volunteer Ruth Kahn for being recognized as a California Attorney of the Year. The details, courtesy of her firm’s newsletter: “Steptoe & Johnson […]

Bet Tzedek filed a lawsuit yesterday, March 5, against a property management company that has instituted a new policy requiring all of its tenants to pay their rent on-line unless […]

Housing victory brings brighter future

It’s been a long road, but Abigail and Marvin – with the help of Bet Tzedek –  have finally seen victory! The family had been renting a converted garage since […]

Bet Tzedek’s Nursing Home and Assisted Living Advocacy Project attorney, Jody Spiegel is the co-chair of the Assisted Living Consumer Alliance’s (ALCA) Education Committee. She has now helped organize a […]

Legal Clinic for Gender Changes

Thanks to the work of hundreds of transgender activists, advocates, and allies from around California, a new law removes the strict requirement that a person has to prove that they […]

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