We will be happy to help you if we can. As we must be fair to everyone, we are allowed to help you only in certain ways. This is a list of some things court personnel can and cannot do for you.
Explain and answer general questions about how the court works
Give you general information about court rules, procedures, and practices
Give you information from your case file that is not restricted
Provide court schedules and information on how to get a case scheduled
Provide you a number for lawyer referral services, legal aid programs, and other services where you can get legal information
Provide you with court forms and instructions that are available
Usually answer questions about court deadlines
Alter court documents
Conduct legal research for you
Give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court
Talk to the judge for you or let you talk to the judge outside of court
Tell you what to say in court
Tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court
Tell you what words to use in your court papers or whether they are correct
Our ability to assist you will depend on the time and resources available as well as the scope of our responsibilities, knowledge, and experience. Use the courts information page to find contact information.