For millions of Californians, self-help centers aren’t the last resort to get legal help—they’re the only resort. But with the number of people representing themselves on the rise, there’s not enough funding to keep up with demand. Listen to audio for full story.
Self-Help Centers By the Numbers:
- In California, more than 4.3 million people per year come to court without an attorney
- 90% of family law cases have at least one party without a lawyer
- 90% of tenants in eviction cases represent themselves
- More than 75 percent of civil cases have at least one party without an attorney