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You can also reach our Self-Help Teams by phone. We do not have in-person services at any of our locations at this time.

Click on the Team name below (left column) for more information about our services.



Family Law Self-Help Team 657-622-6630
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Facilitator’s Office Self-Help Team

Must have pending Department of Child Support Services case
657-622-5077 Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Civil Self-Help Team 657-622-8511
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Probate Self-Help Team 657-622-7170 Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Landlord / Tenant Self-Help Team 657-622-5887 Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Criminal / Traffic Self-Help Team 657-622-6623 Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Court Workshops
Due to COVID-19, workshops and clinics held at the court are currently on hold until further notice. For current information on virtual workshops available: https://www.occourts.org/media-relations/self-help-services.html.

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
For assistance with domestic violence restraining order requests, please contact the Domestic Violence Assistance Program: dvap@waymakersoc.org or 657-221-5416.

You can also complete the required forms with the assistance of an on-line program. The program can help you file your documents electronically. To access the program, click here: Odyssey Guide and File.

Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
Self-Help Services’ Civil Team is available to assist by calling 657-622-8511. Please see above for phone hours.

Elder Abuse Restraining Orders, Guardianships and Conservatorships
Self-Help Services’ Probate Team is available to assist by calling 657-622-7170. Please see above for phone hours.

Forms
For state and local court forms: https://www.occourts.org/forms/forms.html .

For Self-Help form packets for common case types: https://www.occourts.org/self-help/formpackets/shforms.html.

Self-Help's Informational Videos
Self-Help Services is creating short videos to help you understand court procedures during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our first video is “How to File your Court Forms to Start your Family Law Case.” Please visit: https://youtu.be/73ULR_5Dx9c

Self-Help Services also has several "How Do I" videos. They can be viewed at:
https://www.occourts.org/self-help/resources/shhowdoi.html.





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3 EASY STEPS


  1. Answer simple questions online to prepare your case forms.
  2. Automatically create legal documents.
  3. File your case online.*


*Note that Divorce, Separation, Nullity, Restraining Orders, and Income and Expense Declaration forms / cases can be e-filed with the Court after completing the module.
For other case types, you may be able to file by e-mail, in-person (by appointment only), or by drop-box. Please make sure to check the Court's website for filing options during the pandemic: https://www.occourts.org/media-relations/CoronaVirusUpdate.html

For the best user experience, open the Guide & File links below using Google Chrome *







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