Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Self-Help will help you find assistance and information as outlined below:


Self-Help Center

The Self Help Center can give you legal information if you are representing yourself and do not have a lawyer. We can help you fill out and file court forms and understand the steps in your court case.

Self-Help Resources

Find helpful links to websites, documents, guides, and videos to help you find information and help.

Clean Slate Project

This project, offered by Legal Services of Northern California, gives free help and legal information to eligible self-represented persons trying to clean up their criminal records.

Child Custody and Parenting Time (Visitation)

Information about the decisions to be made about custody of their children and parenting time.

Child Support

Learn how to get or change a child support order and how child support is calculated.

Divorce and Legal Separation

Learn about the different ways to end your marriage or domestic partnership, the requirements for each, and basic information about the court process.

Family Law Topics

Covers various topics such as adoption, paternity, child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, and emancipation.


We can help you fill out the forms to ask for a guardianship of a minor, both permanent and temporary guardianships. Click to find out more and learn how to get help.

Restraining Orders

Get information about the types of restraining orders, and the court process, and where to get help.

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