Legal Guides

Is there a legal topic that you need help with, or would like to learn more about? The A-Z Legal Guides below link to resources on various topics from California County Law Libraries, court self-help centers, the California Judicial Branch Self-Help Page, bar associations, and other organizations. These links are starting points to provide you with information. They are not legal advice.

 

Adoption

Annulment

Asylum  

Arrested?  

Automobile Accident?  

Bankruptcy & Debt   

Birth Certificate

Cases  

Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody Mediation  

Child Support

Civil Appeals in California State Court 

Civil Harassment Restraining Orders  

Conservatorship

Conservatorship Video  

Consumer Protection

Court Basics

Court Information  

Crime Victim?  

Debt Problems  

Deeds and Affidavits  

Dictionary

Divorce and Custody    

Divorce, Legal Separation, and Annulment    

 

Domestic Violence Prevention  

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Elder Abuse  

Elder or Dependent Adult Protective Order

Employee Rights  

Estate Planning  

Expungement in San Francisco

Expungement Video 

Family Law 

Federal Civil Court 

Federal Guide for Civil Litigants Without a Lawyer  

Foreclosure  

Foreclosure-Related Eviction Issues

Forms  

Gender Changes 

 

Guardianship  

How to Become a Lawyer

How to Find and Hire the Right Lawyer  

Immigration and Citizenship  

Jury Duty  

Kids & The Law  

Landlord-Tenant Evictions  

Landlord-Tenant 

Laws

Lawyer Referral Services  

Legal Health Checklist

Legal Literacy Guide

Legal Research: How To

Legal Separation

Mechanics Liens 

Name Change  

Opposing a Motion in California State Court

Other Legal Resources

Paternity  

Pleading Paper  

Problem with your lawyer?  

Public Records Searching

Resolve a Dispute Without a Trial  

Restraining Orders

Seniors  

Seniors State Bar Pamphlet   

Small Claims San Francisco

Small Claims

Small Claims Mediation  

Spousal Support  

State Bar of California  

Step-Parent Adoption 

Tenants

Trusts

U.S. Supreme Court Guide

Vacating a Default Judgment in Superior Court  

When You Turn 18