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Self-Help Center

Self-Help Center Services

NOTICE: The Self Help Center is closed to the public for walk-in services.

Remote Self-Help Services & Resources

Service Availability

Services are available via telephone, Monday – Friday, between the hours of 8 am and 12 pm at (209) 725-4168, by email to or

Please view our services summary guide : 

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For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Information Page.

The Self-Help Center is located on the first floor of the Merced Courthouse and the first floor of the Los Banos Courthouse.

A team of paralegals and an attorney is available to assist you with the following case types:

  • Landlord/Tenant (Unlawful Detainer or Eviction)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Name Change
  • Guardianship of a Minor
  • Civil Harassment
  • Small Claims
  • Emancipation
  • Restraining Orders

Computers are available for public use to complete your forms online, e-filing and looking up your case information. Forms and self-help materials are available on this web site, see the ‘Related Links’ section list on the left side of this page.

Merced Los Banos
Room 1400

New Merced Courthouse
2260 N Street
Merced, CA 95340


The Robert M. Falasco Justice Center
1159 "G" Street
Los Banos, CA 93635

Office Hours
7:45 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday - Friday
Office Hours
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mondays and Thursdays only

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