WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

 

We will be happy to help you if we can. As we must be fair to everyone, we are allowed to help you only in certain ways.

 

This is a list of some things court personnel can do for you:

 

  • We can explain and answer general questions about how the court works
  • We can give you general information about court rules, procedures, and practices
  • We can provide you with the number for lawyer referral services, legal aid Programs, and other services where you can get legal information
  • We can provide court schedules and information on how to get a case rescheduled
  • We can give you information from your case file that is non-restricted
  • We can provide you with court forms and instructions that are available
  • We can usually answer questions about court deadlines

 

This is a list of some things court personnel cannot do for you:

  • We cannot tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court
  • We cannot tell you what words to use in your court papers or whether they are correct
  • We cannot tell you what to say in court
  • We cannot give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court
  • We cannot conduct legal research for you
  • We cannot talk to the judge for you or let you talk to the judge outside of court
  • We cannot alter court documents

 

Our ability to assist you will depend on the time and resources available as well as the scope of our responsibilities, knowledge and experience.

 

 

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