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.
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.
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Seniors: Protect yourself from fraud and financial abuse! Be vigilant, be observant. Physical or financial abuse will continue so long as no one knows about it. Listed below are our Top 10 Safety Tips to always keep in mind.
ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial.
Learn what predatory loans are, who they target, and their effects.
Predatory loans affect a wide range of individuals, however, elders are specifically targeted. This guide provides answers as to why elders are targetted, how to identify predatory loans, challenges brought by predatory loans, etc.
Whether your looking to buy a house or looking for loan, this guide provides you with information to help one avoid falling as a victim of predatory lending.