How are self-help centers being managed with shrinking resources? This newsroom feature takes a look at two very different centers sharing the same challenges.
Videoconference technology helps deliver self-help services remotely and increases a court's outreach.
While the model has helped equalize funding gaps across counties, chronic underfunding of the judicial branch has complicated its rollout.
A paralegal in Los Angeles County Superior Court's self-help center receives recognition for her commitment to service.
Every year, nearly 1.2 million people come to self-help centers in California courthouses seeking guidance with civil cases such as divorces, evictions, and restraining orders. While every county court has its own self-help center, nearly a dozen also use JusticeCorps students to help serve users.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget on Wednesday that will help restore court services slashed during the recession, fund courthouse projects, and improve access to justice for millions of Californians.
Statewide investment in self-help services has helped Alameda Superior Court open a second center.
Two justices of the California Supreme Court addressed hundreds of California's newest law school graduates this commencement season. Here's some of the advice they shared.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first state budget on Thursday, which includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding to continue the courts’ steady recovery after years of deep cuts.
A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year.
Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco joined forces this year to log hundreds of hours of volunteer legal work.