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The Self-Help Center is committed to serving the community.

Free Legal Help

For people without a lawyer, Modoc Superior Court provides free assistance and resources for a range of legal issues.

Schedule an Appointment

Call or email for an appointment.

Stephen King
Self-Help Center Attorney
Phone: (530) 233-2444


Self-Help Guide to the California Courts

Resources and information to help you navigate your court case, including step-by-step guides for following procedures and help with understanding your options.

Click the link below to visit the Self-Help Guide to the California Courts

Areas of Assistance

The Self-Help Center offers assistance for the following legal issues:

  • Adoption
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Court Procedure
  • Computer access
  • Divorce
  • Expungements
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Mediation
  • Paternity
  • Small Claims
  • Spousal Support
  • Traffic
  • Legal Forms
  • Legal Internet Access
  • Reference Materials

Self-Representative Resources

Law prohibits the clerks of Modoc County Superior Court from giving legal advice and filling out forms or legal documents. If you are proceeding in pro per, (representing yourself), you may have legal questions that the center is unable to assist with.

View Self Representative Resources

Divorce in California: Self-Help Guide

Telephonic Appearances

For secure courtroom video conferencing and telephonic appearances, Modoc County uses CourtCall.
Phone: (888) 882-6878

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