California Consumer Justice Coalition

 

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Foreclosure

Web link Overview of Foreclosures - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

PDF Document Tenants' Rights in Foreclosed on Properties - Housing and Economic Rights Advocates

Web link Foreclosure Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Foreclosure Prevention - LawHelpCalifornia

 

Sued by Credit Card Company

Web link Problems with Money - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Collection of Credit Card Debt - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link How to Respond to a Credit Card Case - Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Consumer & Small Claims - LawHelpCalifornia

Web link What Can I do if I Can't Pay my Debts? - State Bar of California Pamphlet

Web link Lawsuits From the Defendant's Point of View: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 8.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

 

Paying/Failure to Pay the Judgment

Web link Paying the Judgment - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

PDF Document Requesting Installment Payments - Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Are You Judgment Proof? - Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Ask the Court to Stop or Reduce a Bank Levy - Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Ask the Court to Stop or Reduce Wage Garnishment - Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Exemptions from Enforcement of Judgment - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Collecting Money When You Win a Lawsuit

Web link Collecting the Judgment - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Enforcement of Judgments - Research Guide - Sacramento County Law Library

Web link Collecting and Resisting Court Judgments - Research Guides - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Get Information about the Debtor's Assets - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Sample Questions to Ask a Debtor - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Ways to Collect from the Debtor - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Discover the Judgment Debtor's Assets - Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Adding Costs and Interest to a Judgment - Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Collect Your Judgment from the Debtor's Paycheck - Step-by-Step guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Acknowledgment of Satisfaction of Judgment - Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

 

For Tenants

Web link Guide to Evictions for Tenants - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Eviction Forms - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Landlord/Tenant: For Tenants - Virtual Self Help Law Center (Contra Costa County)

Web link What Should I Know Before I Rent? - State Bar of California Pamphlet

Web link Landlord Tenant Issues - LawHelpCalifornia

Web link Evictions Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Eviction - Virtual Self-Help Law Center (Contra Costa County)

Web link Tenants' Rights Legal Clinic - Coalition for Economic Survival

Web link Housing Rights Center

Web link Eviction: California Eviction Defense Manual. Volume 1, Chapters 5-8. CEB Onlaw. (Click here, then click ‘Real Property’) 

 

Security Deposits

Web link Overview of Security Deposits - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Demand Letter Asking Landlord to Return Security Deposit - California Courts Online Self Help Center 

Web link Security Deposits and Last Month's Rent: California Tenants' Rights, Chapter 13.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

 

General Information

Web link Court Basics -California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Before You File Your Case - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Filing Papers in Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Sample Pleading Paper - Los Angeles County Superior Court (Click here, then click ‘Open’)

Web link Sample Pleading Paper - Central Disctrict of California (Click here, then click ‘Open’)

Web link Sample Pleading Paper - Blank 28-lined Pleading Paper (Click here, then click ‘Open’)

Web link Basics of Court Forms - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Fee Waivers - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Service of Process - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Discovery - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Going to Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Court Interpreters - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link How Courts Work - Virtual Self-Help Law Center (Contra Costa County)

Web link Understanding Court Processes - Virtual Self-Help Law Center (Contra Costa County)

Web link Researching the Law - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Resolving Your Dispute Out of Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Is This Book for You? (Win Your Lawsuit: Win Your Lawsuit,  Chapter 1.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Do You Have a Good Case? Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 2.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Can’t We Settle Somehow? Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 3.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link You’re Thinking of Filing a Lawsuit? Presentation on what you need to know before you file a lawsuit. San Mateo County Superior Court

 

Starting a Lawsuit

Web link Time Period for Starting (Filing) Lawsuits -Virtual Self-Help Law Center Contra Costa County 

Web link File your Lawsuit in the Right Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Cases for $10,000 or Less - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Cases for $25,000 or Less - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Cases for over $25,000 - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Suing Someone - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Filing a Lawsuit Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Request a Default Judgment from the Clerk Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Request a Default Judgment from the Court Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Deciding Where and Whom to Sue: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 4.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Filing the Complaint: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 5.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Filing the Papers: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 6.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Serving the Papers on the Defendants: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 7. Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link If Defendant Doesn't Respond: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 9.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link  I Have a Case in Court, Now What?: Presentation on what you need to know once you have a case in court.  San Mateo County Superior Court

Web link Lawsuits from the Defendant's Point of View: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 8.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

 

I Have Been Sued

Web link Being Sued - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

PDF Document Responding to a Breach of Contract Lawsuit Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Law Library

Web link Responding to a Lawsuit Research Guide - Sacramento County Law Library 

Web link Copying, Assembling and Serving an Answer Step-by-Step Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Legal Defenses to a Lawsuit Research Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Set Aside a Default Judgment Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

 

Filing and Opposing Motions

Web link Motions in a Court Case - Virtual Self-Help Law Center (Contra Costa County)

Web link Writing and Scheduling Motions Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Law Library

Web link The Opposition Gets Nasty: Summary Judgment and Other Motions: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 11.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

 

Before the Trial

Web link Case Management Conference - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Case Management Statement Step-by-Step Guide - Sacramento County Law Library

Web link Preparing the Evidence (Discovery) - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

PDF Document Getting Evidence for Court Pamphlet - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Resolving your Dispute Out of Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Prepare for Trial - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Going to Court - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Business Records Subpoena Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Motion for Relief from Admissions Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Motion to Compel Discovery Responses Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Discovery: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 10.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Moving Your Case to Arbitration and Trial: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 12.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Preparing for Trial or Arbitration: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter13.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Nolo's Deposition Handbook.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

 

Trial

Web link What will Happen at the Trial - California Courts Online Self-Help Center

Web link Motion to Continue Trial Step by Step Guide - Sacramento County Public Law Library

Web link Trial Before a Judge: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 14.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

Web link Trial Before a Jury: Win Your Lawsuit, Chapter 15.  Nolo Press. (Click here, then click ‘PDF Full Text’)

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