Update: Superior Court of Placer County

Placer Superior Court Announces the Opening of the Self-Help Service Area, Restart of In-Person Self-Help Services, and the New Court Navigator Program

The Superior Court of California, County of Placer is pleased to announce the opening of a redesigned SelfHelp Service Area and the restart of Self-Help in-person appointments. Beginning May 12, 2022, the SelfHelp Service Area will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each court day on the first floor of the Hon. Howard G. Gibson Courthouse and will include computers, printers, semi-private cubicles, and other printed Self-Help resources. Court users may use the Self-Help Service Area as a tool to assist in their cases. Beginning June 1, 2022, the Self-Help Center will restart in-person appointments at the clerk’s window at the Hon. Howard G. Gibson Courthouse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Self-Help Center offers a variety of free procedural services to self-represented court users. We are pleased to share that the Self-Help Center continues to also provide the following services:

  • Remote video and telephone appointments;
  • Live communication to court users via Live Chat;
  • Assistance in finalizing family law cases during settlement services appointments; and
  • Drafting orders after hearings for court users without an attorney, allowing parties to walk out of the courtroom with their orders in hand.

To schedule an in-person, video, or telephone appointment with the Court’s Self-Help Center, please visit http://www.placer.courts.ca.gov/online-appointments.shtml.

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