Courts

Guidelines: Guidelines for the Operation of Self-Help Centers in California Trial Courts (CA 2011)

The Administrative Office of the Courts, in collaboration with judges, court executive officers, attorneys, and other parties with demonstrated interest in services to self-represented litigants, is charged with the development of

Paper: Courts Need to Provide Access to Justice in Rural America (COSCA 2018)

In a detailed policy paper entitled, Courts Need to Provide Access to Justice in Rural America, and published in 2018 by the Conference

National Association for Court Management 2020 Midyear Conference

The National Association for Court Management (NACM) is committed to providing innovative, engaging and emerging trends at its Midyear and Annual Conferences, typically held in February and July, respectively.

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judges are often unsure of how to handle cases which involve a self-represented party.

Legal Information v. Legal Advice

For someone who works in the court system, distinguishing the difference between providing legal information and legal advice can be quite confusing.

National Association for Court Management (NACM) 2018 Annual Conference (Atlanta)

The 2018 NACM annual conference will occur in Atlanta, Georgia and will focus on the power of active engagement. For more information see the conference webpage.

Resource: Title IV-D Funding Resource Guide (SRLN 2014, revised 2017)

Many state court systems and individual courts take advantage of federal funding under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act to obtain reimbursement for the costs of adjudicating chi

Reports: Statewide Evaluation of Court ADR (Maryland 2013)

The Maryland Judiciary commissioned independent researchers to conduct the following studies as part of its long-term commitment to build alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs in Maryland and to provide the highest quality ADR services to

Roles Beyond Lawyers: Evaluation of the New York City Court Navigators Program (News 2017)

A new study by the American Bar Foundation (ABF), National Center for State Courts (NCSC), and supported by the 

Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program (News 2017)

The Washington State Supreme Court and the Washington State Bar Association created an innovative program to ex