Eight updated and revised consumer education
pamphlets are now available on the State Bars website, www.calbar.org.
Order forms for obtaining print copies of the pamphlets are not
online, but information is available by calling 415/538-2280.
Several pamphlets are being translated into Spanish and will be
available later this year, both online and in hard copy. The bar hopes to translate some
pamphlets into additional languages next year.
The pamphlets currently available are: How Can I Find and Hire the
Right Lawyer?, How Do I Use the Small Claims Court?, What Should I Know About Divorce and
Custody?, What Should I Know Before I Rent?, What Should I Know if I Am Arrested?, What
Should I Do if I Have an Auto Accident?, What Can I Do If I Cant Pay my Debts? and
Can the Law Help Protect Me From Domestic Violence?
Inquiries about pamphlets dealing with wills, trusts and estate
planning should be directed to 415/538-2206.