Emergency Assistance

Many local laws and courts have been affected by COVID-19. Please use the search for legal help tool to find a legal aid organization or self help center near you for accurate information and more support.

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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims, including claims for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), can be filed online, by phone, by mail, or by fax. The fastest and easiest option for individuals to file claims for UI benefits is online using eApply4UI.

You can also call 1 (800) 621 - 3362.

Apply online, by phone, or get a paper application mailed.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Follow the latest updates and announcements from the California Office of Emergency Services.

Legal Clinics by Legal Services of Northern California for Butte County Survivors

Looking for Benefits? Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking survivors are often afraid of being harmed by an abuser, perpetrator of sexual assault or stalker while at work or are harmed at work by these individuals.

NAP provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory, or prevented planting occur due to natural disasters.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System, National Emergency Child Locator Center, Unaccompanied Minors Registry, and American Red Cross Safe and Well.

Eligibility, Benefits, and Deadlines

The Individual Assistance division of FEMA is here to support your recovery from a major disaster and help you through the process of applying for assistance.

Check out some useful resource videos on public benefit.