Self Help Resources

Understanding Property and Debt in a Divorce: http://www.courts.ca.gov/1039.htm
Information from the California Courts website regarding the separation and allocation of property and debt in a divorce.

Court Document Order: https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/ldos/
The online document ordering system of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Order certified copies of records, such as judgments or other documents, electronically. Fees will be charged per the Fee Schedule.

Self Help Divorce: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-divorce.htm
Information from the California Courts website regarding how to file for divorce, respond to a divorce or complete a divorce or legal separation, along with information about spousal support and annulments.

Changing a Spousal/Partner Support Order: http://www.courts.ca.gov/1250.htm
Instructions on how to change a spousal/partner support order in California due to job loss, drop in income, or various other reasons.

Legal aid and self-help resources:http://lawhelpca.org/
Instructions on how to change a spousal/partner support order in California due to job loss, drop in income, or various other reasons.

Legal Aid and Self-Help Resources: http://lawhelpca.org/
Providing online access to legal resources and attorney information in the areas of family law, housing, health and disability, immigration, public benefits, and more. Does not provide direct legal assistance.

Office of Child Support Enforcement: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/css
Offering information on state/local child support agencies that help locate parents, establish fatherhood and enforce fair support orders.

LA Superior Court Self-Help Locations: http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/familylaw/ui/pdfs/SelfHelpCentersLocations.pdf
PDF document that displays contact information for the self-help resource centers of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s various divisions.

Family Law Facilitator Service: http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/familylaw/ui/FacilitatorsInfo.aspx
Help with establishing, modifying, or terminating child support and spousal support; help with preparing stipulations.

Collecting Your Judgment: http://www.courts.ca.gov/partners/documents/collecting.pdf
PDF document providing detailed information on how to collect your judgment, including when to start collecting, how to locate the debtor and how to renew your judgment.

Approved Credit Counseling Agencies: http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/cc_approved.htm
Offers contact information for a list of federally approved credit counseling agencies for debtors.

Personal financial management course finder:
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/de_approved.htm
Offers contact information for a list of federally approved agencies offering personal financial management courses for debtors.