Love & Alvarez proudly supports Kathy's Legacy Foundation's fundraiser to provide support for victims of domestic violence and their families.  Hooves, Hats & Hope takes place at noon on July 22, 2018 at the Star Fiddle Skyroom at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

The event will feature the classic racing scene like never before. Hooves, Hats and Hope will be held in one of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s Star Fiddle Skyroom which features panoramic views of the racetrack and Del Mar coastline. The event will also feature a private wagering windows, a private patio, gourmet buffet and a no-host cocktail bar. 

The event will help change the lives of children impacted by domestic violence by helping to fund the foundation’s programs such as the Silver Lining and Share the Dream programs. The Silver Lining program is an innovative program established by Kathy’s Legacy Foundation that provides financial and emotional assistance for children orphaned by domestic violence.  This is a unique private/public partnership between the San Diego District Attorney's office and Kathy’s Legacy that enhances the existing Victim Advocacy Program to meet the needs of children surviving the devastating murder of a parent via domestic violence.

If you would like to join us in supporting victims of intimate partner violence you can buy ticket at the link below.


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Domestic violence in the number one cause of injury to women. Intimate partner violence is not limited to women. One in four men have been victims of some sort of intimate partner violence in their lifetime. Love and Alvarez Psychology is working with nonprofits to help raise awareness about this potentially deadly epidemic. Their team provides victims with therapy free of charge through Kathy's Legacy Foundation and helps to raise funds so victims can get on with their lives and provide for their families. The latest event is aimed at raising hope for the Rodriquez family. Intimate partner violence left three young girls without their parents after their mother was murdered by her estranged husband. If you are interested in helping to raise hope for the Rodriquez girls you can contribute to the Hooves, Hats & Hope event at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.



Love & Alvarez Free Seminar

Every 60 seconds about 20 people are abused by an intimate partner in the United States according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  The first step in getting out of a relationship plagued by domestic violence is often obtaining a restraining order. Dr. Lori Love is honored to be selected as a featured speaker for a free seminar that gives the "in's and out's" of how to obtain a domestic violence restraining order. Dr. Love will focus on the psychological components of domestic violence. Superior Court judges will also review the law and the evidence needed to be granted a restraining order. The free seminar will take place during domestic violence awareness month at the North County Courthouse. Advance registration is not required but attorneys who attend will earn 2 hours of MCLE credits. The free seminar is presented by the San Diego Superior Court and Kathy's Legacy Foundation.

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L&A Gala

Please join us in helping to inspire dreams for children impacted by domestic violence. We are supporting Kathy's Legacy Foundations upcoming gala on October 8th at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa. To help break the cycle of violence, the children who have felt the physical and psychological scars need healing through therapy and having the chance to do activities that allow them to just be kids. Kathy's Legacy Foundation helps to provide all of those opportunities to children without the red tape that can often accompany getting needed services. This year Kathy's Legacy Foundation will also facilitate making specific dreams come true for some deserving kids who have been impacted by domestic violence. You can help these dreams become a reality by joining as a gala sponsor. Just click the link below.


Domestic Violence Seminar

Join us tonight for a rare opportunity to learn how to obtain a domestic violence restraining order from the very judges who grant them. From the required paperwork to the protection the order provides, learn the practical aspects of getting a temporary and a permanent order.  Divorce Psychologist Dr. Lori Love is a featured guest. She will discuss the emotional side of domestic violence and steps that can be taken so survivors can protect themselves and their families from their abusers. Overwhelmed by the process of pursuing a restraining order? Christine Pangan will discuss the resources available to help victims file the proper paperwork to request the order. The seminar is free! Two MCLE credits will be given to attorneys who attend the seminar. The seminar is sponsored by Kathy's Legacy Foundation and the San Diego Superior Court.


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This is a rare opportunity to receive a judicial perspective on what is needed to be granted a domestic violence restraining order. The event is free to the public and qualifies for 2 hours of MCLE credits. The featured speakers range from Superior Court judges to divorce psychologists. The honorable Dwayne K. Moring and Margo Lewis will give the judge's perspective. Divorce Psychologist Dr. Lori Love with give the emotional perspective and Christine Pangan will discuss some of the logistics of obtaining both a temporary domestic violence restraining order and a more permanent order.

Each year more than 12.5 million people are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners. Join Aloha Taylor and us in being part of the solution by raising awareness about domestic violence and helping the most vulnerable lives impacted by it. You can make a difference by lacing up and walking in Kathy’s Legacy Foundation’s BluePalooza 5K or sponsoring the walk. “Kathy’s Legacy Foundation is able to break through the red tape to provide needed resources for adults and children impacted by domestic violence. From giving these children something to smile about with free dental care to therapy and after school programs, “ says Divorce Psychologist and Kathy’s Legacy Foundation Board Member Dr. Lori Love.

Register here and join us in reviving hope!

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