Superior Court of California, County of Butte


SHARP (Self Help and Referral Program) is a Self Help center that provides general assistance to people who do not have attorneys. Assistance is provided in the areas of family law, guardianships, evictions, small claims, name changes, guardianship, and restraining orders.

SHARP paperworkThis program provides assistance to all parties in a case; SHARP assistance providers, although operating under the supervision of an attorney, do not give legal advice. They provide help with forms, legal information and education, not legal strategy and/or advice. Program staff will provide information about procedure, substantive law and choices that litigants may have, allowing people to make informed decisions about their case.

Where are the SHARP offices located?

SHARP offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, at the following locations:

1775 Concord Avenue
Chico CA 95928
1 Court Street
Oroville CA 95965
(530) 532-7024 (530) 532-7015
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What types of services are available at SHARP?

Is there a fee for using the Self-Help Information Centers?

There is no fee for any assistance provided. However, you may need to pay for copies, and court filing fees at the Clerk's office.

Individual legal forms are available at SHARP. Complete Form packets are available at each courthouse.

1 Court Street, Oroville CA 95965
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