Tina L. Rasnow


This Article discusses one Southern California court's attempt to provide greater access to underrepresented litigants in a mixed urban and rural county northwest of Los Angeles. The Article explores Ventura County Superior Court's outreach program designed to increase court access through pro se self-help services, educational outreach, specialty courts, and collaboration with social service organizations. The Article hopes to inspire others to try creative methods to improve access in their jurisdictions.



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