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Toolkit: Tools for Evaluation of Court-Based Self-Help Centers (California CFCC 2015)

Toolkit: Tools for Evaluation of Court-Based Self-Help Centers (California CFCC 2015)

The Equal Access Unit of the California Judicial Branch Center for Families, Children & the Courts, provides materials for courts, court-based self-help programs, and other nonprofit providers of legal self-help services. The Unit provides the followi ...

Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Rosie's Place, a women's shelter in Boston, conducted a survey in 2015 of social services workers in Massachusetts and found that 1) Social workers are providing a very significant amount of legal information to their clients, and 2) They want a ...

Best Practices: Best Practices For Court Help Centers: A Guide for Court Administrators and Help Center Staff Inside and Outside New York State (New York 2015)

A comprehensive best practices guide developed by New York covering the details of day-to-day operations of a self-help center, including a history of the New York state court help centers, initial considerations, types of services to offer, staffing and ...

Report: Navigator Snapshot Report (New York 2014)

From the Executive Summary THE NEW YORK STATE COURT NAVIGATOR PROGRAM was begun in March 2014 following Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s announcement of the program in his February 2014 State of the Judiciary address. The Navigator Program was created by th ...

Report: Evaluation of Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center (MD 2012)

This is a comprehensive evaluation of the Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center that helped lay the groundwork for Maryland now completely statewide and all court levels centralized self-help, see more at https://mdcourts.gov/selfhelp. From the intr ...

Report: The Criminalization of Private Debt (ACLU 2018)

Report: The Criminalization of Private Debt (ACLU 2018)

  An estimated 77 million Americans have a debt that has been turned over to a private collection agency. Thousands of these debtors are arrested and jailed each year because they owe money. Millions more are threatened with jail. The debts owed can be as ...

Report: Turning on the Lights: How the Massachusetts Trial Court Could Deploy a Virtual Court Service Center to Assist Self-Represented Litigants (MA Appleseed 2019)

Report: Turning on the Lights: How the Massachusetts Trial Court Could Deploy a Virtual Court Service Center to Assist Self-Represented Litigants (MA Appleseed 2019)

This report was prepared in partnershup with the Mass. Trial Court to inform the development of a virtual self-help center to supplement the work done by its court service centers. This report will be valuable to any jurisdiction working to better serve S ...

Report: Clearing a Path to Justice (MD Working Group on Self-Representation 2007)

This Report is a useful example for jurisdictions thinking about how to build analysis and support as they develop self-help services. From the table of contents: The Work Group on Self-Representation in the Maryland Courts................................ ...

Article: California’s Family Law Facilitator Program: A New Paradigm for the Courts (Harrison, Chase, Surh 2000)

In 1997, California introduced its Family Law Facilitator Program to guide unrepresented family litigants through the judicial process. The authors, all active facilitators, discuss the program’s development, including some of the hurdles it has overcome. ...

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 self-represented litigants, particularly in family law matters. Although some litigants decline the opportunity to retain qualified counsel, the overwhelming majority of self ...