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LAUNCH OF THE VIRTUAL SELF-HELP LAW CENTER ANNOUNCED


The Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the launch of the Virtual Self-Help Law Center (SHLC) on the Court's public website, which is available in both English and Spanish. The website is a user friendly tool aimed at effectively guiding self-represented litigants through the legal process in Family Law, Domestic Violence, Eviction, Small Claims and Traffic Court cases. The SHLC uses short educational videos, fillable forms, instructions, and links to other resources to assist users in navigating the legal system on their own.

The SHLC is available on the Court's website in English and Spanish at: http://selfhelp.monterey.courts.ca.gov

Click here for the informational flyer

Click here for the press release

ANNOUNCEMENT


Alert Historical Records covering years of 1850 – 1960 available at the Monterey County Historical Society

The Monterey County Historical Society has agreed to archive, preserve and maintain historical records covering the years of 1850 – 1960 for the Monterey County Superior Court. This Agreement provides that the Monterey County Historical Society will store these records in a facility that meets the standards and requirements of applicable governing statues, rules of court and regulations.

Non-confidential historical records covering the years of 1850 – 1960 are available to all members of the public during normal business hours at the Monterey County Historical Society. Duplication of records are permitted at cost. For business hours and more information, please visit the Monterey County Historical Society’s website

Click here to view list of records stored at the MCHS.

The Monterey County Historical Society contact information:
Monterey County Historical Society
333 Boronda Road
Salinas, CA 93907
Phone (831) 757-8085
http://mchsmuseum.com/salinas/


ALERT
Juror Warrant Telephone Scam


Several Monterey County residents have recently reported receiving a phone call from an individual claiming to be a law enforcement officer asking for payment to clear up a warrant that had been issued because the resident did not appear for jury service. These calls are fraudulent and have no connection to the Monterey County Superior Court. Anyone receiving a phone call from someone demanding payment for an outstanding warrant should report it immediately as a crime to their local law enforcement agency.

Also, please note that Superior Court Jury Services personnel do not ask past, current, or prospective jurors for information regarding credit card numbers, bank account information, or Social Security numbers. Please do not provide this type of information to anyone claiming to be associated with Jury Services.

Click here for a link to the Court�s press release

Similar scams have been also reported throughout California and other Courts. An informational video provided by the US Courts in linked here:
http://www.uscourts.gov/Multimedia/Videos.aspx?video_url=http://www.uscourts.gov/video/source/News/news_jury-fraud-scam_low.f4v&video_image=/uscourts/video/News/jn_20090126_preview.jpg&video_id=20090126

Additionally, the FBI posted a notice to the public in regard to juror scams on their website here: http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2006/june/jury_scam060206

Important Information on Jury Scams


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