Monday, October 6, 2008


What is
The website links to over 1,800 self-help resources, over 700 of which have versions in
other languages. is a project of the Public Interest Clearinghouse, the
State Bar of California, and the Administrative Office of the Courts of California.

Find Legal Information contains a wealth of self-help resources, including fact sheets, brochures,
and “know your rights” guides that your staff can give to individuals seeking information.
Your staff can also use the resources to get a more comprehensive picture of the civil legal
issues that affect your community

Click a topic below for legal help and information.
Click here for criminal matters.
Click here to get California court forms.

HousingLandlord/Tenant, Foreclosure, Predatory Lending

Families and KidsEducation, Divorce, Custody, Foster Care, Support

Public BenefitsSocial Security, Welfare, Food Stamps

Protection from AbuseRestraining Orders, Domestic Violence, Child & Elder Abuse

HealthMediCal, Medicare, Mental Health, Insurance, HIV/AIDS

WorkJob Discrimination, Worker's Rights & Safety

Consumer & Small ClaimsBankruptcy, Debt Collection, Taxes, Loans, Utilities

ImmigrationDeportation, Naturalization, Citizenship, Asylum

Individual & Civil RightsFree Speech, Rights of Prisoners, Victims & Accused

SeniorsPredatory Lending, Nursing Homes

DisabilityDiscrimination, Mental Health

Native American IssuesIndian Child Welfare Act, Tribal Land & Government

Life & Estate PlanningWills, Funerals, Conservatorships

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