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Preparing for Court - By Yourself

This section is an ongoing project of There is information available now and we will be adding more as it becomes available. We are in the process of updating this entire section with more information that will be helpful for people who represent themselves in court. We hope you find the information that is here helpful and please check back soon for updates - it is a work in progress.

This page includes links to court forms in each state. Not all court forms are available online, but you may also find forms from the clerk of court at your local courthouse.
This page provides tips on preparing for your final protection order hearing. Although it is geared towards protection order cases, the general principles may be useful for pro se litigants in other types of cases as well, such as custody cases.