Self-Help and Legal Resources


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People who represent themselves in a lawsuit, or people who want to understand what is happening in a court case, often need help knowing what kind of case they have, understanding legal issues, following court rules and procedures, filling out and filing court forms, and understanding and following court orders.

Fortunately, there are many resources online and in the community that can help.

Resources for anyone in the state of California:

Resources for Contra Costa County only:

Other resources to consider:



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