Due to the Court closure, Civil Self-Help Services is closed for in-person assistance. Telephone and email assistance is available. Please see the Office Information page for more details. Please check the Court's website for updates at https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/general/coronavirus.aspx"

General Information

Civil Self-Help Services (SHS) helps people without lawyers who have questions about simple issues related to a civil case. We can give you general information and help you prepare your own forms in the area of civil law. There is no fee for the help given at SHS.


SHS is NOT currently open for walk-in appointments. Telephone and email assistance is offered.

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours may change based on staff availability. SHS will be closed on all court holidays.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 874-1421

Email: civilselfhelp@saccourt.ca.gov