Tool: CA Self-Help Centers' Self-Assessment Tool for Quality Programs (CA Courts 2018)
The California Self-Help Centers’ Self-Assessment Tool for Quality Programs was developed as a strategic and tactical planning template to promote quality Self-Help Center Programs across California.
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:
News: Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program (American Bar Foundation 2017)
The Washington State Supreme Court (courts.wa.gov) and the Washington State Bar Association (wsba.org) created
Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)
Rosie's Place, www.rosiesplace.org, 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 amou
Video: Re-Imagining Family Law Procedures (Alaska 2016)
Video featuring the Honorable Vanessa White, Judge of the Superior Court at Palmer Alaska, and Stacey Marz, Director of the Alaska Court System's Self-Help Services.
SRLN Brief: Examples of LHI Driven Partnerships (ProBonoNet 2016)
In addition to offering a platform for document assembly, the LHI project has been the catalyst to many significant court, legal aid and community partnerships. Below is a summary of just a few game changing partnerships.
News: Alaska Bar Association's Unbundled List Offers Court a Neutral Mechanism for Referrals and SRLs Access to the Limited Scope Help They Need (Alaska Bar Association 2016)
SRLN Brief: OCSE Guidance on Collaborative Child Support Activities (SRLN 2016)
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) has developed a strong collaboration with the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Access to Justice Initiative.
Resource: Alaska Unbundled Section Formation Letter (Alaska Bar Association 2010)
The Alaska Bar Association approved the formation on an unbundled services section of the bar in 2010, thereby establishing a mechanism to ensure professional development for lawyers providing these services, creating a neutral mechanism for the c
News: Orange County, CA and the State of Texas Conduct User Experience Research and Learn that SRLs in Civil Cases Can E-File (Texas & California 2016)
What are we learning about self-represented litigants who e-file? Who are they? Where are they? What cases do they file? How do the tools work for them?