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Self-Help civil

This section helps you initiate civil cases, respond to civil filings, has information on Unlawful Detainer (eviction), and explains Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Read more on the Civil Self-Help overview.

Civil cases are heard in Downtown Superior Court and the Old Courthouse. Effective Oct. 6, 2014: See Standing Order Re: Proper Courthouse for Filing Small Claims and Civil Actions

Civil cases can be viewed online at the Case Information Portal .

Downtown Superior Courthouse

Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center presents . . .


The COVID-19 pandemic has created upheaval in people’s lives, especially the most vulnerable. Low-income consumers and workers are in need of support to navigate through these challenging times.


Thursday, September 24th at Noon

Learn about consumer credit issues with unsecured debt, secured debt, and other common consumer-related issues (debt collection harassment, fraud, credit reporting problems).


Tuesday, September 29th at Noon

An overview of the laws and resources to help low-income workers navigate the crisis including unemployment, wage and hour, and wrongful termination issues.

Register here  for one or both Zoom sessions.
Email with questions.

This event is offered in partnership with the Santa Clara County Superior Court Self-Help Center.
Information and the overview provided is an educational service only and not a substitute for seeking qualified professionals for legal advice on particular matters.

KGACLC * 408-288-7030 * 

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