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News from the Court:
Posted 3/10/2015
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Posted 3/9/2015
Kim Turner, the top administrator of Marin Superior Court for eight years, has announced she will step down in June....
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Posted 2/20/2015
Beginning March 1, 2015, the Marin County Superior Court will restore public business hours in the Clerk’s Offices and will make office hours uniform in all public lobbies....
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Posted 2/11/2015
The attached cases currently assigned to the Honorable Mark A. Talamantes are reassigned for all purposes to the Honorable Geoffrey M. Howard effective March 2, 2015....
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Legal Resources:
Court staff is here to help you by answering procedural questions, accepting your documents and payments and providing you with general information. To maintain our neutrality there are limits to the assistance that staff can provide to you here in the court. Click here to read more about what we can and cannot do for you. Below find links to several resources that may be able to help you beyond what our staff is allowed to do.

Here are some agencies and on-line resources for individuals who need legal information, advice or are representing themselves in court.
Legal Self Help Services
This division provides free legal information and assistance in preparing court documents and understanding court procedures. Address: Civic Center, Hall of Justice, Room
C-27 (across from courtroom C), San Rafael. Phone: (415) 444-7130.
Marin County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service
Marin County Bar Association (MCBA) Lawyer Referral Service is now being offered through the San Francisco Bar Association (SFBA) at (415) 989-1616. The SFBA Lawyer Referral Service has bilingual staff members to receive calls, and they also operate a Marin Annex that includes many of the lawyers from the MCBA Lawyer Referral Service. Callers only need to state that they are seeking a Marin lawyer. The fee for a 30-minute consultation is $35.00.
Marin Lawyer Referral Service
Marin Lawyer Referral Service (MLRS) offers assistance from a trained volunteer to assess your legal needs and, if appropriate, a 30-minute consultation with an attorney. The office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00-12:30 and 1:30-4:00. Call (415) 472-6577 or visit The fee for this service, payable in advance, is $50.00.
Family and Children’s Law Center
This agency provides low-cost (based on sliding fee schedule) legal representation in family law matters, including domestic violence. Address: 30 North San Pedro Road, Suite 245, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-9230.
Legal Aid of Marin
Civil legal services to low-income people who meet income guidelines. Address: 30 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 220, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-0230
California Courts Self Help Center On-Line
I Can! Legal Modules
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