Finding an attorney coordinator for the Oxnard SHLA Center with strong community ties was imperative.
The success of the Ventura and Oxnard SHLA Centers prompted other communities and cities to request satellite self-help centers.
A Spanish speaking man timidly approaches the staff attorney at the Oxnard SHLA Center.
Free copies of the videotapes are available at SHLA Centers and public libraries throughout the county.
Carmen Ramirez, Senior Attorney Coordinator, Ventura County Superior Court's Oxnard SHLA Center in Oxnard, Cal.
Carmen Ramirez, senior attorney coordinator for the Oxnard SHLA Center, at Oxnard, Cal.
SHLA CENTER 1998-2000 STATISTICS, SUPERIOR COURT, COUNTY OF VENTURA, OVERVIEW OF SELF-HELP PROGRAMS (2001).
For example, copies of Law Talk, the Ventura Court Bar Association's biweekly television program, are provided free of charge to the SHLA Center and the Mobile Center.
Many of the people who receive assistance from the SHLA Centers have incomes below the federal poverty line and qualify for fee waivers.
SHLA Center staff hear many complaints about "the system"--usually relating to people's negative experiences with law enforcement.
Carmen Ramirez, senior attorney coordinator of the Oxnard SHLA Center.
Users of the SHLA Centers are asked to complete an exit questionnaire that asks them to rate the quality of service and make recommendations for improvement.