(800) 399-4529

Small Business Program

LAFLA provides tools, information, and assistance to small businesses so they can thrive independently in disinvested areas of Los Angeles. We aim to help small businesses prevent displacement, preserve generational wealth, and support their community’s self-determination. 

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LAFLA’s Small Business Team helps qualified small businesses in the City of Los Angeles with the following types of legal issues:

  • Legal issues related to COVID-19 (such as negotiating rent debt with your landlord)
  • Negotiating and reviewing your commercial lease
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Reviewing and drafting contracts
  • Other general legal questions related to running your small business

If you are a small business in the City of Los Angeles with a legal question, call LAFLA at (800) 399-4529 to see if you qualify for assistance. 

Check back on this webpage for further information as we share more resources, including:

  • Webinars
  • Guides with general information
  • Know Your Rights workshops
  • Legal clinics for small businesses