Roberto Sarmiento

  • Hosted by Public Law Center
  • Service location Santa Ana, California
  • Law school Whittier Law School
  • Issue area Family Law
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

Roberto provided access to justice for low-income residents of Orange County, California by providing direct legal assistance to low-income clients in the areas of dissolution, child custody, paternity, domestic violence, adoptions, guardianships, and conservatorships. Roberto used a combination of legal counseling, document preparation, court representation, community education, and legal clinic coordination, including staffing a courthouse based guardianship clinic.

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