California Civil Litigation Blog And News2018-04-02T00:27:14-07:00

Pros, Cons, and Alternatives: California’s Courts Self-Help Center

Many people who try to use the California courts self-help centers end up calling a registered legal document assistant service instead. Read on to learn how these self-help centers can help you, and whether a service such as A People's Choice's may be better suited for your situation.

Should You Use DIY Legal Websites?

What do you do when you need the services of the court, but you know you cannot afford a lawyer? Your first step is probably a Google search about your legal issue. You will probably find several DIY legal websites in your search results. While these sites can give you information, there is no substitute for professional expertise in preparing legal documents. The most efficient and affordable way to get your legal documents prepared professionally is to have a legal document assistant prepare them for you.

Should I Represent Myself in Family Court?

Some unhappily married people complain that they cannot afford to divorce their spouses. Family law attorneys often charge a lot of money for services involving the family courts. In order to save costs, people are now asking themselves, "should I represent myself in family court?" The answer is often "yes," but you also need to consider your circumstances. Here's what you need to know.

How to Defend Yourself in Court

In any legal action, you have the choice to defend yourself in court or to have a lawyer represent you. For example, in some cases, such as uncontested divorce, representing yourself makes the most sense. In other cases, like if you are a defendant in a felony case in criminal court, it may be risky to defend yourself in court.

How California COVID-19 is Changing California Court Services

COVID-19 has undoubtedly interrupted life in America. This disruption has seeped into everyday processes that many of us have taken for granted - including our court and judicial systems. This article will keep you up-to-date about how California COVID-19 is changing California Court services, including daily changes to Californa court procedures, holidays, and court closures.

What to Expect When You Go to Court

Courthouses are big and have lots of rules. It can be hard to know what to expect when you go to court unless you have been there lots of times. Most certainly if your documents are in order and you present yourself in a prepared and respectable manner, you can expect the best outcome possible. If you plan to represent yourself in court in California, we encourage you to contact A People’s Choice to prepare the documents you need for your case

How do I Represent Myself in Family Court?

Did you know you can get your family court documents professionally prepared for a flat rate without paying exorbitant hourly fees by hiring a registered legal document assistant? If you are asking yourself, "how do I represent myself in family court..." here's what you need to know.

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How to Resolve Mistakes Made by a Court Clerk

Sometimes, even the court system makes simple mistakes. Unfortunately, mistakes made by a court clerk, for example, can create serious difficulties. For example, receiving a $100,000 award in a judgment, but finding the clerk accidentally wrote in "$10,000" instead. How devastating! How can you fix this "slip of the pen" and receive the award to which you are entitled? Attempting to resolve mistakes made by a court clerk should be simple, but many people find it harder than they expect. A People's Choice can help you get those errors corrected in a swift, timely fashion.

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