Guides to Court Procedures
Instructions for Excused Filers
If you have been excused from the rules of electronic registration and electronic filing, you will use and file court forms in paper with the clerk of court. When you start a case, you will use the Civil Cover Sheet and one of the other forms to supply the court with party information:
- Civil Cover Sheet (PDF)
- Confidential Information: Social Security Number Form (PDF) for parties involved in actions to enforce child support orders or paternity actions
- Confidential Information: Social Security Number Form (PDF) for Estates, Conservatorships, Guardian, and Trust cases
- Confidential Information: Social Security Number Form (PDF) for parties involved in actions other than paternity and child support enforcement
You must use Adobe Acrobat Reader to complete these forms. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader here.
Guides to Representing Yourself
Practical tips on how to conduct yourself and represent yourself effectively in court. Overview of the laws regarding divorce, child custody, child support, small claims, name changes, paternity, and securing treatment for a chronic substance abuser or person with serious mental impairment.
Civil Court Fees
Collecting a Judgment
General information about collecting after winning a civil judgment