How to Receive Services (Intake)
To get legal help or services please stop at the reception desk before 4:00 pm for a service ticket. This location is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
3341 Power Inn Road
Sacramento, CA 95826
Who We Are
The Self-Help Center offers assistance with the completion of legal forms and provides procedural guidance in most areas of Family Law, including: child support, spousal support, child custody, visitation, dissolution, legal separation, nullity, establishment of paternity, domestic violence restraining orders and probate guardianships.
At this time, no assistance is given to litigants on civil harassment restraining orders, emergency (ex parte) orders, contempt proceedings, qualified domestic relations orders for other than child support, adoptions, minor emancipations, or Code of Civil Procedure 170.6. Services are provided via the web using e-Correspondence and in person in the Self-Help Center. Telephone services are not available.
The Self-Help Center is here to help persons not represented by an attorney. The information provided to assist persons in completing and processing forms is not intended as legal advice about what to request or expect from the court. No one in the Self-Help Center may predict the outcome of your issues or case. Please do not incorrectly state or imply to others that the Self-Help Center has told you what you can expect from the court. The Self-Help Center does not represent anyone and may assist all parties in your case. Further, the information exchanged through this office is not confidential.
The Self-Help Center provides free legal, procedural assistance to individuals without an attorney in the areas of Family Support, Domestic Violence, Family Law and Probate. The Self-Help Center also houses a Community Resource Room for anyone in need of referrals to community services. All services are provided free of charge.
The Self-Help Center does not provide legal advice or representation, but can provide referrals to local attorneys. Some services are only provided through workshops (see below for services offered in a workshop). All other services are provided either in person or via the web using e-Correspondence.
If you would like to receive assistance without coming into the office, you must register and use the e-Correspondence System:
Person living with HIV/AIDS
Person with Disabilities
Related to person living with HIV/AIDS
Survivor of Domestic Violence
U.S. Citizen or Documented Immigrant
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