Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Provides information for case summaries, local forms, local rules and other self-help related information.

California Courts - Equal Access Program
The Equal Access Project has materials available for courts, court-based self-help programs, and other nonprofit providers of legal self-help services. The materials include sample instructional handouts developed by local courts, translations, brochures, program models, evaluation tools, and ideas for setting up a self-help center.

California Courts & Self-Help Center
This website will help you find assistance and information, work better with an attorney or a legal document assistant, and represent yourself in some legal matters.

California Family Law Self-Help Centers (Facilitators)
Check this link for a listing of family law self-help centers statewide.

Judicial Council Forms—FREE!
Various court forms and how-to packages for easy downloading and instructions.

CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs
Unlawful Detainer information and other Consumer Notices The “California Tenants” booklet is a practical resource for both tenants and landlords. We've provided information about rental applications, unlawful discrimination, security deposits, repair responsibilities, rent increases, termination of leases, and eviction notices. We've included an inventory checklist for use before moving in, and again when moving out.                                                                                                                                                                           

Other Resources 

California State Bar
To locate, complain or obtain information about California attorneys. 

California Secretary of State
This website provides you with information and materials to register a business, research a business corporate status, 
register to vote, as well as to registering your Advance Health Care Directive for $10!

Los Angeles County Bar Association
To obtain referral services and information regarding an attorney.   

Internal Revenue Service
Individual and Small Business tax publications and forms, compliance and enforcement, local IRS offices locator, e-file capability, and additional resources.

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
To obtain information in registering as an LDA, research real estate records, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses and ceremonies, property document recording, fictitious business names, recording fees, notary 
public oath and bond, domestic partnership or any other general information.

Internal Revenue Service - Tax Calendar
Important tax dates for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed.

Superior Court Case Number Prefixes (e.g., BC5555, BD5555, etc.)
General Jurisdiction Case Number Prefix Matrix

United States Code
Find U.S. Code materials by Title and Section
public oath and bond, domestic partnership or any other general information.

California Courts of Appeal
First District - San Francisco
Second District - Los Angeles, Ventura
Third District - Sacramento
Fourth District - San Diego, Riverside, Santa Ana
Fifth District - Fresno
Sixth District - San Jose          

California Law Public Libraries
Find Your Nearest California County Law Library

American Bar Association-Resources for the Public
This site includes many online brochures and helpers for the self-represented litigant. Some sample publications are: Consumer's Guide to Legal Help, and ABA Fact Books and Guide Books on common legal issues. The ABA also provides detailed links for obtaining free and low cost legal aid, as well as legal research links through Lawlink.

California Law Codes
Business and Professions Code
Civil Code
Code of Civil Procedure
Corporations Code
Family Code
Government Code
Health and Safety Code
Insurance Code
Labor Code
Military and Veterans Code
Penal Code
Probate Code
Streets and Highways Code
Unemployment Insurance Code
Vehicle Code

National Center for State Courts
This site provides judicial branch links for each state, focusing on the administrative office of the courts, the court of last resort, any intermediate appellate courts, and each trial court level.

Court Date Calculator
The Court Date Calculator is made available to assist in verifying a calculation of the number of court days from a given date. Court days do not include weekends or court holidays. The Court Date Calendar calculates dates between January 2006 to January 2014.

California Rules of Court
This site contains the current edition of the Local Rules of the Superior Court of all Counties in California. They are subject to change due to changes in statewide rules, statutes, or local business practices. 

Bankruptcy Basics
Bankruptcy Basics provides information and videos on different aspects of the federal bankruptcy laws, offering a basic explanation of the different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed, forms, rules & procedures, as well as locations on where to file locally. Click here for more information. 

Bankruptcy Petition Preparers
As Bankruptcy Petition Preparers (non-attorneys), we can only assist in preparing Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcies. By law, BPPs can only charge between $125-200 in California, per bankruptcy. If you have paid more for your bankruptcy to be prepared, click here to file a formal complaint with your local District Attorneys Office. 

Los Angeles Superior Court—Internship Program
Los Angeles Superior Court implemented its volunteer, intern & extern outreach programs in July 1982 and since has become one of the largest in the nation. Volunteers, interns and externs log an average of 8,000 hours per month in more than 30 program areas.

CA Child Support Services—Child Support Calculator
The California Guideline Child Support Calculator is based on California Child Support Guidelines and can be used to estimate the amount of child support that may be ordered in your case. This calculator provides only an estimate and is not a guarantee of the amount of child support that will be ordered. Other factors may affect the amount of child support awarded.