Friday, November 24, 2017
Self-Help Resources
Photos by Adam Stewart
Giant redwoods in the Frank and Bess Smithe Redwood Grove.

California Courts Online Self-Help Center - Information on all types of cases, with forms and instructions and information on where to get help.

How to Prepare for a Court Appearance - A guide to representing yourself in court.

Virtual Self-Help Law Center - Legal information and resources and videos to help you with many types of cases.

Families Change - Online guide for families going through separation and divorce. With three versions – one for parents, one for children, and another for teens and pre-teens.

Sacramento County Public Law Library - Self-Help from the Sacramento County Public Law Library

 

Videos

Resolving your Small Claims Case in the California Courts - Information about the options for resolving disputes involving $10,000 or less. If someone owes you – or claims you owe them – $10,000 or less, watching this video may help.

Resolving your Eviction Case in the California Courts - Information about the options for resolving disputes between landlords and tenants about the right to occupy real property. If you are a landlord or a tenant with such a dispute, watching this video may help.

Resolving your Civil Harassment Case in the California Courts - Information about the options for resolving civil harassment disputes. If you feel harassed by someone, or if someone says you are harassing them, watching this video may help.

Resolving your Debt Collection Case in the California Courts - Information about the options for resolving many types of debts, before or after a court action is filed. If someone is trying to collect a debt that you dispute or are unable to pay, watching this video may help.

 

Legal Services of Northern California

Get legal help with housing, public benefits (food stamps, calworks, general assistance/relief, child care, social security, SSI), health care benefits, unemployment claims, clean slate (criminal records clean-up such as "expungement"), immigration (naturalization, green card renewals, u-visas), special senior issues (advanced healthcare directives, powers of attorney, planning for incapacity, elder abuse, consumer rights and scams targeting seniors), education (individualized education plans, discipline, access to education).

www.lsnc.net

lawhelpcalifornia.org

    If you need to find legal help, about many different issues, visit LawHelpCA.org

    LawHelpCA.org

Mendocino County Law Library

A free public law library providing access to general legal resources to the citizens of Mendocino County. There are links to many full-text, primary documents such as statutes, cases, and regulations for California, the United States, and beyond.

www.mendocinocounty.org/lawlib

Search California Law

California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas. This is the official California State website for on-line access to laws currently in effect.

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml

Mendocino Works

Six resource centers located throughout Mendocino County that offer comprehensive employment and training services to businesses and job seekers as a "one-stop" service network

Telephone:  (707) 467-5900

Mendocino County Public Library

Six branches throughout Mendocino County, including the Bookmobile.  Find, order, and renew books on-line; on-line access to magazine, newspaper and e-book databases.

www.mendolibrary.org
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