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.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
The comprehensive guide to making purchases and dealing with companies.
Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
Federal government programs to save your mortgage.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
Information about fraudulent foreclosure rescue scams and where to find help.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
Know your options to leave your home, stay in your home, or get a reverse mortgage.
HBOR only applies to foreclosures on first-liens, or the first mortgages on the home. Homeowners can take banks to court for violating various parts of California"s statutory, nonjudicial foreclosure system.
Types of foreclosures - judicial versus nonjudicial.
How to protect your home and your equity.
Housing counselors throughout the country can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.
California"s programs help struggling homeowners with mortgages.
If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home " or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure.
If you're behind on your payments and want to avoid default or foreclosure.