Court Forms, Demand Letters, and Useful Checklists

Court Forms

EZLegalFile (fillable forms) is a free interactive program that will help you fill out the forms necessary to request or respond to papers for Small Claims cases. Once your forms are completed, you can print them out and give them to the court clerk. Note: this program does NOT file your claim.

http://www.ezlegalfile.org/go.jsp?act=actShowHome

Plaintiff's Claim Packet:
http://www.sonomasuperiorcourt.com/index.php?v=forms/small_claims_pktP

Defendant's Claim Packet:
http://www.sonomasuperiorcourt.com/index.php?v=forms/small_claims_pktD

California Courts – all Judicial Council forms
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/forms/

Demand Letters

The following link will link you to a program which will help you write a demand letter asking for money. The program asks questions and then prepares a letter for you, which you can then save to your computer and print.

http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/smallclaims/writeletter.htm

Landlord/Tenant

Checklist for Move In/Move Out:

http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/checklist.pdf