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ADA ACCESS TO COURT SERVICES - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #69488768


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  • 201 Church Street, Suite 6
    Nevada City, Nevada

Nevada County Superior Court has an ADA Coordinator (Americans with Disabilities Act) to ensure full access to the judicial system.

POLICY
In accordance with California Rule of Court 1.100, it is the policy of Superior Court of California, County of Nevada to assure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the judicial system.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMODATION
Requests for Accommodation including but not limited to auxiliary aids and/or services should be made as far in advance of the requested accommodations implementation date as possible, and in any event should be made no less than five court dates prior to the requested implementation date. The Court may, in its discretion, waive this requirement..

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Are persons covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and includes individuals who have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities; have a record of such… [read more]
LAW LIBRARY - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #65868430


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  • 201 Church Street, #9
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Law Library is the primary depository of legal reference materials for the County of Nevada, and provides open access of these resources to all members of the community.

Offers approximately 6,000 volumes of reference materials including: Nolo Press self-help law books, the Nevada County Codes, and the Municipal Codes of Grass Valley, Nevada City, and Truckee. Electronic resources include public internet access and computer stations are available for Westlaw, Lexis Nexis Digital Library, CEB OnLaw, Judicial Council forms, legal pleadings, and word processing. Because the Law Library has gone almost completely electronic, our hard-bound books do not always contain the latest updates.

The Law Library offers noon time legal seminars via Zoom, for a nominal fee, and a listing may be found on the Court's website at www.nccourt.net.

The Board of Trustees of the Nevada County Law Library meets on the second Wednesday of every month, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM in the Law Library Conferen… [read more]
SELF-HELP CENTER - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #4661347


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  • 201 Church Street
    Nevada City, Nevada

During the COVID-19 pandemic, services are being provided by phone and email only.

The Self-Help Center provides the resources citizens need to better understand the legal process and/or represent themselves in a court case. In addition to the Services and Resources listed below, the Center provides the services of the Family Law Facilitator and Small Claims Advisor.

We are a walk in clinic. All services are free of charge and offered on a first come/first served basis. We do charge a small fee for copies and form packets.

The Self-Help Center also provides information and education on Alternative Dispute Resolution.  This alternative form of civil litigation is less formal, less expensive and often a faster method to resolve a conflict between two parties. 

Services to residents of Truckee or Sierra Counties are available either in person or by phone.
  • By Phone - call the number to the right and leave a specific question - include your case number if y…
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ESTATE PLANNING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES - GCEPC

GOLD COUNTRY ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL #4661305


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  • Nevada City, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-272-9092

Website offers a list of estate planning professionals, including attorneys, certified public accounts, financial planners, and underwriters. https://goldcountryepc.org/
FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR: NEVADA AND SIERRA COUNTIES

FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR: NEVADA AND SIERRA COUNTIES #65630939


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  • 201 Church Street
    Nevada City, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-470-2567

The Family Law Facilitator is an attorney available to help all parents/parties, who are not represented by attorneys, and who have questions concerning family law matters, such as issues about child support, spousal support, health insurance, paternity and the visitation process, and community resources to help families.

The Facilitator can help you in preparing your own forms and can give you general information.

The Facilitator cannot go with you to court.

The Facilitator is not your lawyer, but is a neutral person who does not represent any parent/party.

No Attorney-client relationship is created between the Facilitator and a person using the Facilitator's services.

The Facilitator is available to see both parents/parties who have questions concerning family law matters.

There is no confidentiality created between the Facilitator and a person using these services.

You should consult with your own attorney if you want personalized advice or strategy, to have a confidential conversation, o… [read more]
NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER #4661326


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  • 109 N. Pine Street
    Nevada City, Nevada

Provides legal defense for those facing criminal allegations who are financially unable to retain an attorney.



VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM - COUNTY OF NEVADA

OFFICE OF DISTRICT ATTORNEY, NEVADA COUNTY #5181493


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  • 201 Commercial Street
    Nevada City, Nevada
local_phone
  • Senior Victim Advocate
    530-265-1247

Provides crime victims with emotional support in the aftermath of crime, guidance through the criminal justice process, assistance in applying for Victim Compensation and awareness of victims' rights. All services are confidential and free of charge.

Call us if:
  • You need to talk to someone about the effect of the crime
  • You want an explanation of the court process
  • You want to know the status of your case
  • You need a referral to a social service agency
  • You want an advocate with you when you testify
  • You need information about protective/restraining orders
  • You want help preparing a Victim Impact Statement
  • You have questions about restitution for your losses
  • You need assistance filing a victim of crime claim

 
LEGAL SERVICES - CBV

COMMUNITY BEYOND VIOLENCE #4662642


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  • 960 McCourtney Road
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Assists in preparation of Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Orders and accompanies clients to court and mediation appointments. Accompanies victims through the court process and connects them with support systems such as the Nevada County Victim Witness. Offers a free legal clinic with a volunteer family law attorney on the first Thursday and third Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM with a family law attorney; no eligibility requirements or appointment necessary.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE - LSNC

LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA #4663093


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  • Legal Services of Northern California - Auburn Office
    Auburn, Placer

During the COVID-19 pandemic, find information about legal rights and resources here:
https://lsnc.net/coronavirus-covid-19

Legal Services of Northern California provides consultations, in-person or by telephone, on legal issues. LSNC serves Nevada and Placer counties. Not all services are available in both counties.

LSNC's Auburn field office provides free legal assistance to low-income people who meet eligibility requirements. Services range from referrals to representation, depending upon the client's needs, LSNC priorities and resources available.

LSNC provides counsel, advice, and representation to low-income individuals and seniors involving:
  • Welfare
  • Housing
  • Social security
  • Medi-Cal/Medicare
  • Civil rights/discrimination
  • Disability rights
  • Consumer rights
  • Debt and credit issues
  • Simple estate planning
  • Elder abuse
Eligibility criteria - Must meet LSNC income guidelines. Annual income must be no more than 125% of Federal Poverty Level guidelines. Some people over 125% but un… [read more]
PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC LAW LIBRARY DBA SPARKS LAW LIBRARY OF PLACER COUNTY

PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC LAW LIBRARY DBA SPARKS LAW LIBRARY OF PLACER COUNTY #65631379


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  • 1523 Lincoln Way
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-537-2078

Provides legal reference and research services. Open to the public.

Extensive self-help materials and assistance in preparing legal forms and filings.

Attorney on staff.

Computers available for public use. Fax, scan and copy services.

Notary available (call to check).

Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) holds a Self-Help Clinic in the Law Library Conference Room, every Thursday (9am-12pm and 1pm-3:30pm) that offers free procedural assistance with legal matters in Civil, Landlord/Tenant, Restraining Orders, Small Claims, and Family Law matters. You must have an appointment.

Call LSNC 530-823-7560 (Monday-Thursday) to talk to a receptionist for an appointment. Do not call the Law Library. LSNC answers its telephone Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12pm and 1:15pm-4pm. Do not leave a message, they will not call you back.

The Law Library also has free forms: landlord-tenant, rental, business, real estate, estate planning, powers of attorney, living wills and hundreds of other forms for your … [read more]