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News from the Court:
INVITATION TO COMMENT ON THE COURT'S PROPOSED FY 2014-15 BUDGET PLAN
Posted 9/18/2014
The public is invited to submit written comments on the Courtís proposed FY 2014-15 budget plan by September 24, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Send comments by email to administration@marincourt.org or deliver to 3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 116, San Rafael 94903....
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NOTICE OF JURY SERVICE SCAM
Posted 6/30/2014
Residents of Marin County and other counties in California have received phone calls stating that they have not shown up for jury duty and that they have to pay a fine to clear up a warrant that has been issued. These calls are FRAUDULENT and should be reported to the Consumer Fraud Division of the District Attorney's Office at (415) 473-6495. If you have any questions regarding the status of your jury service, please call Court Administration at (415) 444-7388.
NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 4/14/2014
Cases assigned to Honorable Terrence R. Boren are assigned to Honorable Kelly V. Simmons effective May 1, 2014. Please see the attached list...
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 4/14/2014
Cases assigned to Honorable Terrence R. Boren are assigned to Honorable James T. Chou effective May 1, 2014. Please see the attached list...
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 4/14/2014
Cases assigned to Honorable Terrence R. Boren are assigned to Honorable Andrew E. Sweet effective May 1, 2014. Please see the attached list...
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 4/14/2014
Cases assigned to Honorable Terrence R. Boren are assigned to Department J effective May 1, 2014. Please see the attached list...
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Legal Resources:
Court staff is here to help you by answering procedural questions, accepting your documents and payments and providing you with general information. To maintain our neutrality there are limits to the assistance that staff can provide to you here in the court. Click here to read more about what we can and cannot do for you. Below find links to several resources that may be able to help you beyond what our staff is allowed to do.

Here are some agencies and on-line resources for individuals who need legal information, advice or are representing themselves in court.
Legal Self Help Services
This division provides free legal information and assistance in preparing court documents and understanding court procedures. Address: Civic Center, Hall of Justice, Room
C-27 (across from courtroom C), San Rafael. Phone: (415) 444-7130.
Marin County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service
Marin County Bar Association (MCBA) Lawyer Referral Services is now being offered through the San Francisco Bar Association (SFBA) at (415) 989-1616. The SFBA Lawyer Referral Services have bilingual staff members to receive calls, and they also operate a Marin Annex that includes many of the lawyers from the MCBA Lawyer Referral Service. Callers only need to state that they are seeking a Marin lawyer.
Family and Childrenís Law Center
This agency provides low-cost (based on sliding fee schedule) legal representation in family law matters, including domestic violence. Address: 30 North San Pedro Road, Suite 245, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-9230.
http://www.faclc.org/
Legal Aid of Marin
Civil legal services to low-income people who meet income guidelines. Address: 30 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 220, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-0230
http://www.legalaidmarin.org
California Courts Self Help Center On-Line
http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp.htm
I Can! Legal Modules
http://www.icandocs.org/ca/
Disclaimer: The Court has made every effort to provide accurate information at this website. While the Court strives to provide only timely and helpful information to its users, inaccuracies and outdated information may be found here on occasion. This information is provided for Court visitorsí convenience but does not make any representations, or constitute any assurances, guarantees, recommendations, or legal advice to the individuals choosing to access the sites/links. The website does not include an exhaustive list of all agencies or services that may be available. Individuals should exercise their own judgment in using the resources contained in this website.