Other Civil Rights

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

Ask questions and get answers, in real time, right here on the Internet, from live law librarians throughout 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.

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

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

Find information about voting in your area and report voting issues you encounter.

The National Human Trafficking Hotline helps victims who are being forced to do something or work against their will.

Options for DACA holders whose driver’s licenses expire when their DACA expires

Your rights to free speech and the limitations.

Complain about a law enforcement agency or officer, federal government contracts, government agency, the U.S. Postal Service, government vehicle misuse, reckless driving, or collisions involving a government vehicle.

When your confidential information or records were exposed.

Unlike many other states, California does not have a restrictive Voter Identification (ID) law. Generally, a California voter will not have to bring identification to vote.

The application and review process.

It also includes information for noncitizens and minors.

Read on to learn what you need to know before heading out to exercise your constitutionally protected right to protest.

Opting out and taking action with recruiters.

What we can do!

Certain groups of citizens can register and vote absentee in elections for Federal offices.