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Appeals: Building Your Case & Persuading the Court
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2024
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
FREE
Business Series: Branding & Marketing 101
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:01 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Effectively communicating the value of your product or service is essential to your business success. Learn how to attract and retain your customer base through creative branding, channel marketing, and smart promotion.

Civil Lawsuit Basics: How to Correct Mistakes & Defaults
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:02 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Mistakes happen in the course of a civil lawsuit. For example, a defendant may fail to respond to a lawsuit within the required time, resulting in a "default," which terminates the rights of the defendant to dispute the allegations. Or, a plaintiff may fail to respond to a defense motion, resulting in dismissal of the lawsuit. In this class, learn how to get back on track by asking a judge to "set aside" (or undo) defaults and other mistakes in California state courts.

Civil Lawsuit Basics: How to File and Respond to Complaints
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:04 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

A civil lawsuit starts with the filing and service of a written complaint; the defendant must then file an answer or other response. These are called pleadings, and they set the stage for all that comes afterward in the lawsuit. In this class, learn how to prepare, file, serve and respond to civil case pleadings in California state court.

Civil Lawsuit Basics: How to Make and Oppose Motions
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:06 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

 A motion is how you request that a court order someone to do something in your lawsuit. Motions are made to obtain many types of orders: to postpone a trial to a later date, to modify an order for child support, to get a judgment without going to trial, to get a rehearing or a new trial, or for sanctions when a party breaks the rules (just to name a few). A motion for any of these orders can have a huge impact on your case. This class is intended to give an overview of how motions work in California state court and the rules of procedure that apply to making, filing, serving and opposing motions.

Civil Rights: Where You Begin
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:12 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Many people can't afford a lawyer to handle their legal issues. This can make it difficult to protect your civil rights, including your right to be free from discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and education. In this class, learn about your civil rights under state and federal law, how these rights are protected, and resources available to help. Learning important fundamentals about civil rights can make your legal journey easier and more successful.

Custody & Child Support: Where You Begin
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:14 am - 11:59 pm
FREE
How to Access Court Records
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:24 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Many people need to find important court records, but doing so can be complicated. Although most documents filed with a court are public record and accessible to anyone, each court makes records available in different ways, and surprisingly few are freely available online. In this class, learn how to locate and access common types of court documents from state and federal courts.

Know Before You Sign on the Dotted Line: Reading & Negotiating Business Contracts (Business Series)
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:28 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

New and growing businesses must enter into a variety of contracts, with landlords, suppliers, and clients, to name a few. Learn how to read common “boilerplate” contractual language and negotiate contractual terms to your advantage.

Know Your Rights When Interacting With Police
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:29 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Interactions with law enforcement can be intimidating and unsettling. This class covers how to make smart choices when interacting with the police. Includes tips for how to respond when talking to the police on the street, in your car and in your home. Covers civil rights and responsibilities of the police and public.

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights & Trade Secrets (Business Series)
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:32 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

As a business owner, you try to do things that set you apart from the competition. Usually, you do not want the competition to know your important business information, and you don't want them to profit from your creative expressions and original works. In this class, learn how to protect the information and work that gives your business an edge.

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Trademarks & Patents (Business Series)
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:34 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Many successful businesses develop important assets that are "intangible," including trademarks identifying your products (or services) in the flow of commerce, and patents to protect scientific inventions. Learn how to protect such assets and ensure your company's continued success.

International Trade: Increase Your Revenue by Tapping Foreign Markets
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:37 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Exporting can be a great untapped source of revenue for Los Angeles area businesses. Learn about the resources available to beginning exporters and the nuts and bolts of starting your own export business.

Small Claims: Where You Begin
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:38 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Even though the proceedings are simplified, going to small claims court can be intimidating. You have to know certain basic information to win your claim or defend against someone else's. This class provides information you need to go to small claims court with confidence. You will also learn about free resources available to help. Learning important legal fundamentals about small claims court can make your legal journey easier and more successful.

Wills & Trusts: Where You Begin
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Apr 1, 2020 - Jan 1, 2025
12:45 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

Planning for the end of life, illness or disability is complicated, and it’s hard to know where to start. Preparing proper legal documentation now, while you are still able, can protect your loved ones financially and emotionally in case of death or incapacity. Learning important legal fundamentals about wills, trusts and advanced health care planning can make your legal journey easier and more successful.

Civil Lawsuit Basics: Subpoenas and RFPs: Getting Documents to Prove Your Case
 Location: LA Law Library - Main Downtown Library
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Apr 30, 2020 - Apr 30, 2025
12:15 pm - 01:45 pm
FREE
ON-DEMAND: Getting Help for Severe Mental Illness: The LPS Conservatorship Process
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Jun 30, 2020 - Jun 30, 2025
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
FREE
Business Series: Starting and Growing Your Business: Where to Start
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Sep 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
FREE
Business Series: Planning for Success: Business Model Workshop
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Sep 8, 2020 - Dec 31, 2025
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
FREE
Business Series: How to Form a Corporation or LLC
 Location: LA Law Library - Online Class (Live Zoom/On-Demand)
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Sep 15, 2020 - Dec 31, 2026
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
FREE

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