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Informational and instructional materials translated by California superior courts

Translations of forms, instructional materials and brochures developed by trial courts in a variety of languages.

This section contains translated forms, instructional materials, and brochures in a variety of languages, including Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Russian.

IMPORTANT: Use only materials provided by the court of jurisdiction in your case, or confirm with your court that the instructions and procedures are the same. Links to all of California's superior courts can be found at http://www.courts.ca.gov/find-my-court.htm.

If you are a self-represented litigant and need help with a legal matter, please visit the California Courts Online Self-Help Center.

Civil Harassment
Civil Procedure
Criminal
Domestic Violence
Family
General
Guardianship
Juvenile
Name and Gender Change
Probate
Program Management
Seniors
Small Claims
Traffic
Unlawful Detainer

Eng.: English Viet.: Vietnamese Kor.: Korean Tag.: Tagalog
Sp.: Spanish Ch.: Chinese Rus.: Russian Hm.: Hmong

 

 

Civil Harassment

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Civil Harassment Form Instruction Packets (Fresno County)            
No One Deserves to Be Abused: A Guide to Civil Restraining Orders (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Civil Temporary Restraining Order Clinic Instructions (San Diego) Eng. Sp.            

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Civil Procedure

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How to serve (for the person suing) (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  

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Criminal

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Plea Forms with Explanation and Waiver of Rights - Felony Eng. Sp.            
Preparing for Your Court Trial [Criminal Court] (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Declaration and Order Regarding Plea of Guilty/No Contest to a Felony(Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Confidential Personal Information Form - Defendant (Yolo County) Eng.         Rus.    
Declaration and Order Regarding Plea of Guilty/No Contest to a Felony Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Sheriff's Work Programs Fee Schedule (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Yolo County Sheriff's Department Alternatives to Incarceration Programs Eng. Sp.       Rus.    

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Domestic Violence

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How to Reissue a Temporary Restraining Order (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-126) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
What is "Proof of Service"? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-210) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Can a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Help Me? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-500) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
How Do I Ask For a Temporary Restraining Order?(DV-505-INFO) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
I Filled Out the Forms - What Now? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-510) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Get Ready For Your Hearing (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-520) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
How to Enforce Your Order (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-530) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Information for the Restrained Person (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-540) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Get Ready for Your Hearing (For Restrained Person) (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-550) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
How Can I Make the Order Permanent? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-560) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Which Financial Form - FL-155 or FL-150? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-570) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
What Do I Do With My Gun or Firearm? (Domestic Violence Protection) (DV-810) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Instructions for Serving Restraining Order After Hearing by mail (San Mateo County) Eng. Sp.            
What is Child Custody mediation Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
Can a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Help Me? Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
A Criminal Protective Order was issued against me. Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
A Domestic Violence Restraining Order was issued against me. Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
How does a Criminal Protective Order help me? Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor.      
When Witnesses and Victims Go to Court Eng. Sp.   Ch.        
Domestic Violence and Child Custody Eng. Sp.            

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Family

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Family Law: How It Works (Sacramento County) Eng.   Viet.         Hm.

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General

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How Can the Self-Help Center Assist Me? (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp.            
Multi-lingual Continuance Notice for Litigant (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Multi-lingual Continuance Notice for Litigant (Sacramento) Click on English for all the languages (23 languages). Eng.              
Multi-lingual Continuance Notice for Litigant (Santa Clara) Click on English for all the languages (27 languages.) Eng.              
American with Disabilities Act Brochure (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp. Viet.         Hm.
Preparing for Your Court Trial (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
What You Should Know About Serving court Papers (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp.            
When Witnesses and Victims Go to Court (California Attorney General's Office) Eng. Sp.   Ch.        
Where Do I Go? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How Do I Represent Myself? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How To Use a Court Interpreter (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Access Center Flyer (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  

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Guardianship

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How to Become a Probate Guardian of a Child in San Francisco Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Forms and Instructions to Become a Probate Guardian (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How to End a Guardianship (San Francisco County) Eng.
How to Give Notice (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  

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Juvenile

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Juvenile Advisement of Rights (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Juvenile Court - The Dependency Court: How It Works (JV-055) Eng. Sp. Viet.         Hm.

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Name and Gender Change

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How to Change Your Name (for an Adult)(San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How to Change Your Child’s Name (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  

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Probate

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Transferring property when someone dies... (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
What happens to someone's property when they die? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
What is a Limited Conservatorship? (San Diego) Eng. Sp.            
Self-Help Manual for Limited Conservatorship of the Person (San Diego) Eng. Sp.            

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Program Management

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How can ACCESS help you? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  

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Seniors

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Assistance & Access to the Courts for Seniors (Alameda County) Eng.   Viet. Ch.        

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Small Claims

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Small Claims Court: How It Works (Sacramento County) Eng.   Viet.         Hm.
Small Claims Court Checklist for Plaintiff and Defendant (Alameda County) Eng.   Viet. Ch.        
What happens after the small claims hearing? (Imperial County) Eng. Sp.            
Get ready for small claims court (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How to collect your money after you win your case (Small Claims) (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Small Claims Checklist (San Bernardino)   Sp.            

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Traffic

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
Advisement of Rights (Yolo County) Eng.          
Advisement of Rights at Commencement of Trial (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Traffic Court Cases Only (Yolo County) Eng. Sp.       Rus.    
Traffic Court: How It Works (Sacramento County) Eng.   Viet.         Hm.
Norton Rabbit Gets a Ticket Eng. Sp.            

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Unlawful Detainer

Title Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch. Kor. Rus. Tag. Hm.
How Can the Self-Help Center Assist Me? - Unlawful Detainer Self-Help Center (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp.            
Internet Websites - Unlawful Detainer Self-Help Center (Sacramento County) Eng.              
Unlawful Detainer Action - Landlord (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp.            
Unlawful Detainer Action - Tenant (Sacramento County) Eng. Sp.            
Unlawful Detainer Court: How It Works (Sacramento County) Eng.   Viet.         Hm.
Need to evict a tenant? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
How to Show Photos to the Judge (Los Angeles-NLS) Eng. Sp.            
What Can I Say When I Am Showing the Judge My Photos of the Bad Conditions? (Los Angeles-NLS) Eng. Sp.            
Unlawful Detainer - Photo Attachment Form (Los Angeles-NLS) Eng. Sp.            
Eviction - Your Trial Day (Los Angeles-NLS) Eng. Sp.            
Instructions on How to Use the Attached Form to Prepare for Your Trial (Los Angeles-NLS) Eng. Sp.            
Are you being evicted? (San Francisco County) Eng. Sp. Viet. Ch.   Rus. Tag.  
Evictions - Landlord Information (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 1 (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 2 (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 2A (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 3 (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 4 (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Information Step 5 (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
Evictions - Tenant Timeline (Nevada County) Eng. Sp.            
How to file a UD - Landlord (San Bernardino County)   Sp.            
How to Answer a UD - Tenant (San Bernardino County)   Sp.            
What is a UD - (San Bernardino County)   Sp.            
How to Serve a UD - (San Bernardino County)   Sp.            

 

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