The DC Courts and other organizations make available brochures, guides, and handbooks that provide information about filing various types of cases and obtaining legal assistance.

LawHelp DC

Visit the LawHelp/DC website for resources to assist in solving common legal problems.

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Legal Help

See a directory of legal services providers that may be able to provide assistance or give information on how to represent yourself.

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Legal Clinics and Resource Centers

The DC Courts provide assistance through a number of resource centers. LawHelp/DC maintains a calendar with information on Legal Clinics and Resource Centers.

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The DC Bar

The DC Bar provides additional information on How to Find and Work With a Lawyer.


Please also visit the Representing Yourself page on the DC Courts website



See the video for an introduction on how to use LawHelp Interactive, the system used to provide the DC Courts Form Help Online interactive interviews: