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.
Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
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 Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
Eligibility, Benefits, and Deadlines
In most circumstances, employers can terminate employees “at will,” meaning at any time for any reason. And they are not even required by law to give the reason for a discharge. Read more from the links below.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
The categories and situations when overtime doesn't apply.
A detailed explanation of what the law covers.
As an employee you have the right to file a complaint about workplace and health saftey.