SELF HELP WEBSITES
www.Americanlegalnet.com The site shows the filing fees and has a court directory.
The site has Californis codes, rules, etc. in the legal research section for all types of cases, as well as information on filing a
http://courts.michigan.gov/scao/courtforms/generalcivil/dc03.pdf The site has the forms for filing a response.
This site has General information on the process for filing a Complaint as well as responding to the Complaint and the
http://courts.michigan.gov/scao/selfhelp/intro/questions.htm different steps in a case.
There is a Question and Answer section on the legal process, as well as forms for filing an answer/response to the
http://18.104.22.168/newsite/?section=CASEINFOPage This site is for Cook county Illinois.
The Self-Help Web Center (SHWC) is a help desk located on the 6th floor of the Daley Center. Hours for the Self-Help
Web Center are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The SHWC has three internet enabled computer workstations
that provide individuals of all technical skill levels access to user friendly web-based tools and legal resources created by
Illinois Legal Aid Online. Illinois Legal Aid Online's resources provide visitors with a better understanding of their legal issue
and the court's procedural requirements. In addition, students from Chicago-Kent College of Law are available to help
visitors utilize the wealth of online legal information available. Debt
Collection Self-Help Desk, Location: 14th Floor, Room 1401, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington
Hours for Desk: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Phone: No phone, Languages: Spanish assistance
http://www.illinoislegalaid.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.dsp_content&conte This desk provides legal advice and brief services to pro se defendants in proceedings where creditors are
ntID=3056 attempting to collect on judgments against them.
This link is to the self service center where you can find court forms, which are for all types of cases as well as a listing on
http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/ the filing fees.
If you go to the right side of the screen there is a link to the self help center where you can find forms and filing fees,
http://www.courts.state.nh.us/ alternatives to court, how to find the right court for your type of case and links to free and low cost legal assitance.
http://www.jud.ct.gov/selfhelp.htm The self help center has forms for small claims as well as a Question and Answer section and legal terms.
Civil Forms: Answer, Motions, Affidavits, Settlement Forms, etc. Places to seek Self-Help. Educational website with
http://www.courts.state.ny.us/courts/nyc/civil/forms.shtml#answering information about procedures and court system.
Plain-English guide to Defending a Lawsuit in Kings County, NY but generally applicable to most lawsuits. How to Read a
Civil Court Summons, The Basics of Defending Creditor Lawsuits, Common Defenses to Creditor Lawsuits, Preparing for
Your Court Date, Negotiating A Settlement Agreement in Court, Vacating a Default Judgment, Frozen Bank Accounts, and
http://www.nedap.org/resources/consumer.html#defending Wage Garnishment
The self help center link is on left and has a form for filing a response to the Complaint, the fees for filing, court rules, legal
www.courts.state.co.us/ terms and alternatives to filing a Complaint
The site containes information and definitions of Arbitration, types of conferences, garnishment, etc. Each county has a
www.ojd.state.or.us/jos/civil.htm different site that has information specific to their court.
www.peoples-law.info/Home/PublicWeb The site has links to different self help centers in the state and free services for low income individuals and families.
The self help center has a Question and Answer section, law library, and links to self help centers in the state for low
www.courts.state.md.us/district/selfhelp/civil.html#civil income individuals and families.
www.courts.wa.gov/forms/index.cfm The site has forms for filing any legal action in Washington.
The site offers help to file documents properly in the courts as well as links to other free or low cost legal assitance and llink
www.washingtonlawhelp.org to above forms.
www.mncourts.gov/selfhelp/ This site has a Question and Answer section as well as forms, a glossary of legal terms and links to low cost legal aid.
The link provides information for court forms, court rules and links to specific counties. The separate counties have low cost
www.in.gov/judiciary/library/ self help centers and legal aid.
There is a Question and Answer section on what consumers rights are and what assets and income are protected in the
www.mainelse.org/kyr/debt_collection.htm state on Maine.
Description of Summons and Complaint, both as defendant and plaintiff with directions on how to file and answer/respond to
www.mass.gov/courts/courtsandjudges/courts/housingcourt/forms.html The site has all of the court forms, which are listed in groups by the type of legal action being taken.
www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/self_help/index.shtml This site containes links to free and low cost legal assistance.
If you enter "civil" in the search, it will pull anything with that in the name. There is a link to filing an answer/response to
5%20Filing%20an%20Answer.pdf?stateabbrev=/FL/ Information regarding how to answer/respond to a Complaint.
This site containes information on the Virginia courts such as, procedures and fees. There are also links to free and low cost
www.courts.state.va.us/ legal aid for low income individuals and families.
www.courts.state.va.us/forms/home.html direct link to forms, there are several links depending on the court
www.eriebar.com/Tel_Law/tel_law_1420.htm This site will describe the process and explains the need to file an answer/response with the court.
www.pawd.uscourts.gov/Documents/Forms/PROSEman.pdf This is geared for the Plaintiff, but there is good info about the entire process.
namicdoc/ichannelprofileid/12404/idynamicdocid/1545/iorganizationid/1974/iC Topics such as: "Overwhelmed By Debts?" "What can collection agencies do?" "What happens if I am sued?" information
hannelID/183/Search/1/searchterm/district%20justice%20courts on levies and executions, consumers rights and limits on collectors' ability to recover the debt.
You will need to enter "district justice courts" and it will bring up several links such as, "defending an action at the district
www.palawhelp.org justice office" which explains the process and need for filing an answer/response to the Complaint.
http://public.findlaw.com/library/legal-system/start-case-papers.html Starting the Case: Initial Court Papers
http://www.nedap.org/resources/consumer.html#defending Defending Creditor lawsuits
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/info.html This site is run by a university and has links to each state, as well as a glossary of terms.
http://public.findlaw.com/library/state-legal-aid(2).html Containes a listing of each state with links to self help sites for the courts and free and low cost legal aid.
http://www.ncsconline.org/D_KIS/info_court_web_sites.html Containes a listing of each state with links to self help sites for the courts and free and low cost legal aid.
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/findlegalhelp/home.cfm Containes a listing of each state with links to self help sites for the courts and free and low cost legal aid.
Legal forms. Some of the forms do have a cost to download and buy and ship, however, it is only about $7.00 to $10.00 and
www.uscourtforms.com you will receive all the forms for that particular legal action.
www.lawhelp.org/ Containes a listing of each state with links to self help sites for the courts and free and low cost legal aid.
www.nolo.com/glossary.cfm Containes "plain english" definitions of legal terms.