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Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

The comprehensive guide to making purchases and dealing with companies.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.