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Resource: 12 Tips on Working with an Interpreter (Language Lines Services 2005)

This short tip sheet from Language Line Services  can help staff understand how to best engage an interpreter. Trial Court Self-Help LEP and Access 12 Tips On Working Effectively With An Interpreter (2005).pdf Language Line Services Inc. 2005 ...

Webinar: Pro Se/Self Help Program Management (SRLN 2006)

Webinar: Pro Se/Self Help Program Management (SRLN 2006)

The following are the presentation and supplemental materials from the SRLN Webinar entitled "Pro Se Program Management" which was presented on March 22, 2006 by Susan Ledray, Pro Se Services Manager at the 4th Judicial District Court in Hennepi ...

Webinar: Best Practices for Family Law Self-Help Programs (SRLN 2005)

Webinar: Best Practices for Family Law Self-Help Programs (SRLN 2005)

Pamela Ortiz, the Executive Director of the Department of Family Administration at the Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts presented on best practices for self-help centers. She discussed the range of issues covered in their family self-help cent ...

Toolkit: Self-Diagnostic Protocols & Solutions for Affordable Access to Justice Innovations (SRLN 2010)

Toolkit: Self-Diagnostic Protocols & Solutions for Affordable Access to Justice Innovations (SRLN 2010)

Drawing upon a wide range of  Best Practices, approaches, tools and materials developed by the SRLN, this resource is designed to help courts identify and implement potential improvements in access and efficiency in as cost effective a manner as possible. ...

Best Practices: Best Practices for Programs to Assist Self-Represented Litigants in Family Law Matters (Maryland 2005)

From the introduction: Maryland courts recognize the increasing participation of selfrepresented litigants, particularly in family law matters. Although some litigants decline the opportunity to retain qualified counsel, the overwhelming majority of self- ...

Tool: Test Your Court’s Self-Representation Quotient! (Hough & James 2006)

An 18-question quiz/checklist to determine how well a court is doing in providing services to self represented litigants. Web links to various helpful resources are also provided. Starting a Self-Help Center United States SRL Court Score card.doc Bonnie R ...

Paper: Self Represented Litigants: Self Help Programs – Making the Case to the Bench and Bar (Greacen, Hough, Ledray 2006)

John Greacen, Bonnie Hough, and Susan Ledray presented at the July 2006 National Association of Court Management meeting in Florida. They discussed 1) Reasons to have a self help program; 2) Objections to starting a self help program (and responses).  Mat ...

Website: California Court-Legal Aid Partnership Grants (California 2015)

Each year ten percent of the California's Equal Access Funds allocation is distributed by the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission as Partnership Grants. This funding is available for joint projects of courts and legal services programs to make legal ...

Weblink: Simplification in Singapore (State Court of Singapore 2015)

Transparent information that seeks user feedback from the State Courts of Singapore about what a simplified court process means for SRLs in criminal, SRLs in civil, lawyers and others that can be found at  https://www.statecourts.gov.sg/CivilCase/Pages/Ke ...

Book: The Self-Help Friendly Court: Designed from the Ground Up to Work for People Without Lawyers (Zorza 2002)

Book: The Self-Help Friendly Court: Designed from the Ground Up to Work for People Without Lawyers (Zorza 2002)

In this classic, Richard Zorza offers an early glimpse of how to design a court for self-represented litigants. best practices 100% Access to Justice Starting a Self-Help Center United States Zorza SRL Friendly Court.pdf Richard Zorza 2002 ...