Self-Help Online Resources
The self-help page on the Judicial Council of California website has a wealth of information regarding a variety of legal issues. Some of the information includes:
- California Taxes
- Debt Problems/Bankruptcy
- Disabilities and Access
- Employment Discrimination
- Families & Children
- Guide for Landlords
- Guide for Tenants
- Handbook for Conservators
- How to Change Your Name
- Individual & Civil Rights
- JCC Emancipation
- Jury Service
- Free & Low-Cost Legal Help
- Native American Issues
- Protection from Abuse
- Public Benefits & Health
- Small Claims
- Victim Assistance
- Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates
- You don't have to sue
Merced County Court's Self-Help Center
Click on the button below and watch the video for more information.
Please visit the Online Form Preparation page for help with filling out forms and filing online.
Central California Legal Services
Central California Legal Services is a non-profit law firm. We provide free legal assistance to low income familes and individuals in the following counties: Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare, and Tuolumne.
Merced County Law Library
The Merced County Law Libary is open to the public. This handy local resource has both book-based and internet-based legal information.
Nolo Press is the nation's leading publisher of self-help legal books. Their web site offers a wide-ranging catalog of books, software and other resources that can help you understand legal issues.
Merced County's web site has links to the county's numerous agencies and resources.
California Rural Legal Assistance
Provides high-quality legal services that improve the quality of life for low-income individuals and their rural communities.
California Courts Self-Help YouTube Channel
California Courts Self help video