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OCTOBER 1, 2015 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2017

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News from the Court:
FRAUD ALERT - JURY SERVICES
Posted 1/27/2017
The State of California has issued public warnings about calls from individuals claiming to be court officials or law enforcement officers regarding jury service. The Court DOES NOT call, e-mail, or send letters requesting money or personal identifying information regarding jury service. If you are concerned that you are being targeted by this scam, please contact our Jury Services Division at (415) 444-7120 or send us an email at jury@marincourt.org.
NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 1/24/2017
The following cases currently assigned to the Honorable Geoffrey M. Howard, Department K, are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Stephen P. Freccero, Department C, effective January 30, 2017 (please see the attached list). Notices of Reassignment will also be sent by mail....
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 1/24/2017
Cases assigned to the Honorable Mark A. Talamantes, Department L are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Kelly V. Simmons, Department J, effective February 1, 2017 (please see the attached list). Notices of Reassignment will also be sent by mail....
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 12/16/2016
Probate Conservatorship/Guardianship/Mental Health cases assigned to the Honorable Faye D’Opal are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Mark A. Talamantes, effective January 3, 2017 (please see the attached list)....
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 12/16/2016
Juvenile cases assigned to the Honorable Faye D’Opal are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Beverly K. Wood, effective January 3, 2017 (please see the attached list)....
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NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT
Posted 12/16/2016
Family Law Cases assigned to the Honorable Beverly K. Wood are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Mark A. Talamantes, effective January 3, 2017 (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.
California Courts Self Help Center On-Line
Department of Child Support Services
DCSS works with parents — custodial and noncustodial — and guardians to ensure children and families receive court-ordered financial and medical support.
Family and Children’s 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.
I Can! Legal Modules
Lawyer Referral Service
For referrals to pre-screened, experienced Marin County attorneys in a variety of legal areas, please call the Marin San Francisco Lawyer Referral Service at (415) 989-1616. Certified by the California State Bar Association, the program provides referrals to qualified lawyers. Preliminary consultations are available at discounted fees. Bilingual attorneys are available.
Lawyers in the Library
This program offers free 20-minute consultations at the Marin County Law Library every second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Any person without an attorney living in Marin County or having a case in the Marin County Superior Court is eligible. Sign-ups start at 3:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Address: 20 North San Pedro Road, Suite 2007, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 472-3733. For additional information, Click here.

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
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.
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 visitors’ 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.