Consumer's Guide to Legal Help on the Internet, American Bar Association.
-- State and Local Self-Help Centers --
The Alabama Judicial System’s Forms and Electronic Library contains fillable forms for child support, small claims and other civil matters.
The Alabama Legal Help website includes legal information, forms and instructions.
The Alaska Court System Family Law Self Help Center provides information, forms and instructions on matters relating to family law.
The Arizona Supreme Court Self-Service Center provides information, self-help guides and forms.
The Coconino County Law Library and Self-Help Center provides information, links to other resources, forms, and videos.
The Pima County Law Library website includes a family law quick guide, links for online legal research, and self-service court forms.
The Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, Self-Service Center provides information, forms and contacts for additional assistance. A listing of lawyers and mediators includes online resumes. Forms and instructions are in English and Spanish.
The Arkansas Judiciary Court Forms website offers circuit court forms and instructions.
The Arkansas Legal Services Partnership website offers interactive legal forms and an online legal library.
California Courts Self-Help Center includes forms and instructions, Q&A, links, glossary and other aids.
I-Can Legal Models uses document assembly technology to enable visitors to complete forms by answering online questions. Provided by the Legal Aid Society of Orange County (CA). Available in English, Spanish and Viet Nam languages.
The Superior Court Family Law Facilitator Web Site provides information.
The Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento Self-Help Resources Web Site provides information and forms for family law matters.
The Superior Court of California, County of Ventura, Legal Self-Help Web Site provides information and forms.
Colorado Judicial Branch Self-Help Center includes forms that can be completed online and printed. Site includes a self-help survey.
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch self help site provides detailed information to the public.
Family Court of Delaware site provides information and divorce packets for self-help litigants.
District of Columbia
The DC Bar Pro-Se-Plus Custody Clinic is a two-session workshop conducted each month at D.C. Superior Court to assist unrepresented litigants seeking custody of children.
The DC Bar Pro-Se-Plus Divorce Clinic is a two–session workshop conducted each month at D.C. Superior Court to assist unrepresented litigants in obtaining uncontested divorces.
The District of Columbia Courts Representing Yourself website includes information and links to forms and resources.
The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia website provides information and forms for self-represented debtors.
The Florida State Courts website includes a Self-Help Center with information and contacts.
FloridaLawHelp.org provides links, forms, and general information for a variety of categorized legal issues.
The Palm Beach County Self Service Center offers online resources, including video, and offers appointment with licensed attorneys – for a nominal fee – at all branch courthouse locations.
The Pinellas County Self Help Center offers online resources, including videos, and offers appointments with licensed attorneys – for a nominal fee - at three different locations in Pinellas County.
The Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida website provides family court forms and self help packets.
The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts website provides FAQ's and links to self-representation forms and information for Brevard and Seminole Counties.
The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Hillsborough County website provides forms, information on their Family Forms Clinic, and a Guide for Pro Se Litigants.
The Cobb County Law Library Self-Help Center includes downloadable forms and links to other resources.
The Fulton County Family Division website offers forms, articles, tip, faqs and other information.
Judicial Branch of Georgia Self Help Resources offers forms, information, video clips and links to self help resources.
Hawai'i State Judiciary Self-Help website includes forms, instruction, tips, and contacts.
The Court Assistance Offices Project site includes forms, instructions, an attorney roster, and contact information for 22 court assistance offices.
Illinois Legal Aid Online includes forms that can be completed online. The site also offers information, instructions and links to resources.
Southern Illinois University maintains the Self-Help Law Center , with forms, instruction and information about self-help classes.
The Indiana Judicial System Self-Service Legal Center offers information, videos, forms and links to resources.
The Iowa Judicial Branch Representing Yourself website includes forms, information and tips on preparing for court.
The Kansas Legal Services website offers free interactive legal forms for a variety of legal issues.
The Kentucky Court of Justice Forms Library includes forms for name changes, small claims and several other civil matters.
The Legal Aid Network of Kentucky website offers interactive court forms for child support, simple divorces, landlord/tenant issues, living wills, name changes and small claims.
LouisianaLawHelp.org lists programs that offer free legal help, including self-help centers.
HelpMeLaw.org provides extensive information, forms and contacts on matters of personal legal services.
The Maine Judicial Branch Representing Yourself website includes information and links to other resources.
The District Court of Maryland Self-Help Center offers limited legal assistance with landlord/tenant, small claims, debtor/creditor, replevin/detinue, and domestic violence/peace orders. Services are offered at a walk-in location or via live chat and phone service.
The Maryland Judiciary website offers forms for both the circuit and district courts.
Maryland's Peoples Law Library provides extensive information, including on-line diagnostic tools to determine if an individual is suitable for self-representation. Information is presented in six languages in addition to English.
The Massachusetts Court System Self-Help Center provides information of use of the courts.
Massachusetts Legal Help provides legal information and links to resources. Information is available in four languages in addition to English.
The Michigan Courts Self Help Center provides forms, instructions and information.
The Michigan Online Legal Help Center includes information and links to self help resources.
The Minnesota Judicial Branch Self Help Center provides information, videos and tutorials. The site also includes forms that can be completed online and offers resources available in several languages including Spanish, Homng and Somali.
The Legal Services of Missouri Public Law Library offers information and links to resources.
The Representing Yourself in Missouri Courts website includes forms, information and links to resources on matters relating to family law.
The State Law Library of Montana offers forms, information and links to other resources.
The Nebraska Judicial Branch Self Help Center includes forms, instructions, information and links to resources.
Clark County Family Law Self-Help Center provides instructions in English and Spanish, forms, and information about self-help classes.
The Nevada Judiciary Self Help/Pro Se website offers forms and external resource links.
The New Hampshire Judicial Branch Self Help Center provides forms, information, tips on court preparation and links to resources.
NewJerseyCourtsOnline.com provides a variety of packets with information and forms.
The New Mexico Supreme Court website offers forms for the District, Magistrate, Metropolitan, Municipal and Probate Courts.
New Mexico State Judiciary Self Representation Web Site includes family law forms and instruction in both English and Spanish.
New York Court Help includes forms, information and videos in both English and Spanish.
NYCourts.gov has a comprehensive list of Court Help Centers and Community Organizations.
26th Judicial District Self-Help Center Web Site provides forms, referrals and information about instructional clinics.
The North Carolina Court System website offers a comprehensive list of forms, most available for download.
The North Dakota Supreme Court website provides forms and instructions for self represented parties.
The Ohio Legal Services website includes information, videos, links to court forms and other resources.
The Oklahoma State Courts Network website offers court forms.
The Oregon Judicial Department Self-Help website includes information and forms.
The Oregon State Bar Do-It-Yourself Legal Topics website offers information on restraining order hearings, small claims court and summary dissolution.
The Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Court Self Help Center offers forms and instructions.
The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania website offers civil complaint and landlord/tenant forms, as well as various forms for Orphans Court.
The Judiciary of Rhode Island website offers court forms.
The South Carolina Judicial Department Self Help Resources website offers forms for various court types.
The South Carolina Bar Self-Help Resources website includes forms, instructions and information for self-represented simple divorce proceedings.
The South Dakota Unified Judicial System website provides forms and information.
The Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts website offers legal information and forms in English and Spanish.
The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services Web Site provides legal information and links to resources.
The State Bar of Texas website provides pamphlets, handbooks and videos.
The Utah State Courts How To Web Site provides information and incorporates Online Court Assistance Programs that use document assembly to determine eligibility and create the necessary paperwork for some legal needs.
The Vermont Judiciary Court Information website offers fillable court forms, information and links to other resources.
The Virginia Judicial System website includes forms for civil legal matters in the General District, Circuit and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.
Washington LawHelp includes information and self-help packets in English, Russian and Spanish.
The King County Superior Court website offers information, court forms, and videos.
Washington Courts Forms Web Site includes forms and detailed instructions, with topical search capability.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals website offers forms, information and links to resources.
The Wisconsin Court System Self Help Center provides forms in both English and Spanish. The site also offers information, tips and links to resources.
The Wyoming Judicial Branch Self Help Center offers forms, instructions and information.