Welcome to the Contra Costa County Superior Court Self-Help Resource Center. We provide procedural information and assistance to individuals who do not have an attorney. Our services are listed below. You will also find links to additional information on our website as well as available community resources.

We cannot offer legal advice. If you want to consult with a private attorney, see the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Legal Services Referral Listing or Moderate Means Program


Self-Help Assistance at the Court

Family Law Icon Family Law
Divorce, Parentage (Paternity), Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Spousal Support
For Service and Hours:
Contra Costa Court Family Law Facilitator's Office
DVRO Icon Domestic Violence Restraining Orders For Information:
DVRO Information

CHO Icon Civil Harassment Restraining Orders For Information:
CHRO Information

For assistance, contact the Civil Self-Help Center:
Email:selfhelpcivil@contracosta.courts.ca.gov
Phone: (925) 608-2128
Civil Harassment Restraining Order Clinic Flyer
Eviction Icon Evictions (Landlord/Tenant)
Unlawful Detainer
For Information:
Unlawful Detainer Information

For assistance with eviction issues:
Eviction Assistance Flyer
Guardianship Icon Guardianships Limited Conservatorships For Information:
Contra Costa Court Probate Division
For assistance, contact the Probate Facilitator:
Email:probfac@contracosta.courts.ca.gov
Phone: (925) 608-2066
Small Claims Icon Small Claims
For Information:
Contra Costa Court Small Claims Division
For assistance, contact the Small Claims Advisor:
Email:smallclaims@contracosta.courts.ca.gov
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Check out additional Workshops, Clinics & Presentations offered by the Court and Court Justice Partners
For all available Workshops:
Court Workshops Listings and Schedules

Online Self-Help


Find Case Information and Records


Community Resources


Additional Legal Resources