Self Representative Resources

Online Self-Help

California Courts Self-Help Online
Self-Help Divorce Guide
Modoc Self-Help Center
California Legislative Information
LawHelpCA.org
sharpcourts.org
California.tylerhost.net/SRL

Legal Services of California

Legal Services of Northern California

Available by phone: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to noon, 1:00 – 5:00 PM at (800) 822-9687

Assistance available for housing, public benefits, health rights, unemployment benefits, primary and secondary educational issues and small claims.

Clinics offered: bankruptcy, legal information and assistance project, unlawful detainer, expungement, enforcement of judgments, foreclosure, and small claims.

Assistance for low-income, self-represented litigants with: family law, small claims, landlord/tenant, civil harassment restraining orders, guardianships, civil complaints, and answers.

Crisis Intervention Service

Modoc Crisis Center 24-hr. hotline
(530) 233-4575  or (800) 291-2156
112 E 2nd Street

Modoc County Victim Witness
(530) 233-3311
204 S. Court Street, Room 108

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)

Alturas Police Department:
(530) 233-2011

California Highway Patrol:
(530) 233-2919

Modoc County Sheriff:
(530) 233-4416

Child Services

Department of Child Support Services

Department of Child Protective Services

Child Custody and Recommending Counselor

Joy Johnson
Voice mail   (530) 233-6516 ext. 1204
FAX   (530) 233-6500
205 S. East Street

Local Library

Modoc County Public Library
212 West 3rd Street
Alturas, CA 96101
(530) 233-6326

Local Attorneys

Richard Cotta, Public Defender
(530) 233-3040
Attorney at Law

Thomas Gifford, Public Defender
(530) 233-3100  
Attorney at Law

Wendy Dier
(530) 233-2008
Family Law & Self Help Facilitator/Small Claims Advisor

Jeff Hedlund
(541) 947-3355
FAX  (541) 947-4879
Attorney at Law

James Reed
(530) 336-5050
FAX (925) 299-4545
Attorney at Law

Denise Winn Wright
(530) 335-5119
FAX (530) 335-5065
Attorney at Law

Process Service

Pam Robbins
(530) 233-0600

Modoc County Sheriff
(530) 233-4416
102 S. Court Street

Ronald Wood
(530) 310-0428
CA License #PI 25720
www.CriminalDefenseInvestigations.com

Probate Referee

Michael Retzloff
(707) 444-3015
Fax (707) 444-3602
4709 Patricia Drive
Eureka, CA 95503

Spanish Interpreters

Dori Kaplan
(530) 233-5536

Lola Hurtado
(530) 233-4575

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. The following is a list of possible resources.