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SAMPLE LETTER TO THE COURT CLERK
(Use this when you don't have a lawyer representing you.)

(Date)

Clerk of the Court
Superior Court of California
County of _______________
(address)
(city, CA zip code)

Re:   (child support or custody & visitation or whatever)
         (Case number if you have one)

Dear Clerk:

I am incarcerated and do not have an attorney to assist me with this paperwork. I am asking for your assistance with these documents.

Enclosed please find:

  1. One original and two (2) copies of the following documents:
    LIST THE DOCUMENTS YOU ARE SENDING; USE ALL UPPER CASE LETTERS.
  2. A self-addressed, stamped envelope

Please file and stamp these documents for me and return a copy to me in the envelope enclosed with this letter. I am also requesting that you provide me with a hearing date on this matter at least six (6) weeks after the date of this letter.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Sincerely,


(Your signature)
(Your name)

 

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