ATJ Related Guidelines / Instructions / Self Help Reports

This folder will contain any ATJ related documentation about Self Help and or Self Represented Litigants.

Legal Information vs. Legal Advice: Texas Manual
Guidelines and Instructions for Clerks and Court Personnel Who Work with Self-Represented Litigants in Texas State Courts. This manual is specifically inten...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:08 PM
Michigan Legal Help Evaluation Report: An examination of the efficacy of the Michigan Legal Help website in helping self-represneted litigants successfully navigate the divorce process
The Michigan Legal Help Program (MLHP) consists of two components: an interactive statewide website and affiliated Self-Help Centers that provide legal info...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:09 PM
Services for Self - Represented Litigants in Arkansas
A Report to the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission Prepared by John M. Greacen Greacen Associates, LLC Regina, New Mexico Final Report Adopted July 26, 2...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:10 PM
Maryland Writing for Self - Represented Litigants
A guide for Maryland’s courts and civil legal services providers
Wed, 5 Apr, 2017 at 3:11 PM
Montana Court Help Program Update, Wither 2014
The following summarizes the operations of the Court Help Program of the Montana Supreme Court. The Court Help Program is designed to better meet the legal ...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 10:30 AM
The Self Represented Litigant Working Group Final Report: New Mexico January 2001
Many New Mexico courts responded to the concerns of the self-represented with a variety of programs. The State Bar of New Mexico has also made efforts at in...
Wed, 5 Apr, 2017 at 3:13 PM
Handling Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants A BENCH GUIDE FOR JUDICIAL OFFICERS
Judicial Council of California Administrative Office of the Courts Center for Families, Children & the Courts, California Many judges have expectations...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 10:29 AM
THE CASE FOR COURT-BASED DOCUMENT ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS: A REVIEW OF THE NEW YORK STATE COURT SYSTEM’S “DIY” FORMS
Over the past few years, the NYS court system has been working to build Internet-based document assembly programs using available technology specificall...
Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 at 3:53 PM
Best Practices For Court Help Centers: A Guide for Court Administrators and Help Center Staff Inside and Outside New York State April 2015
A Court Help Center is a means to enable unrepresented litigants to use the courts more effectively. A Court Help Center is a neutral place in or near the c...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 11:00 AM
MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT LANGUAGE ACCESS PLAN
Mission Statement: The Massachusetts Trial Court is committed to providing equal access to justice for all who use the Commonwealth’s courts; to the eff...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 10:24 AM