|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 & Children’s Law Center|
|This agency provides low-cost (based on sliding fee schedule)
legal representation in family law matters, including domestic violence. Address: 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 200,
San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-9230.|
|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.|
|Legal Aid of Marin|
|Civil legal services to low-income people who meet income
guidelines. Address: 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 101, 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.