Judicial Self Help Center

Hayward, CA

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

I assist the legal consumer in preparing legal documents. If you want to save money and take charge of your legal situation; but need a little help, call me. Understanding legal terms and process are key and the first steps in exercising your right to represent yourself.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Helping the legal consumer navigate through the legal system. Judicial Self-Help Center is dedicated to helping the legal consumer access the law. TEARing (teach, empower, avoid conflict, and reveal truth) away the veil that shroud the law is the mission.


Hayward, CA 94544

Years in business


Times hired on Thumbtack



5 Reviews
  • Anita G. Jun 28, 2017
    Verified Review
    I had a great experience working with Judicial Self Help Center! Thank you for your patience and thoroughness. I would definitely recommend using this company for legal documentation needs.
  • Jerry L. Apr 5, 2017
    Legal Document Preparation
    Verified Review
    You want it done right, talk to Judicial Self Help Center!
    Helen was is exteremly responsive and her services are well defined. She is also punctual and her services are priced well within market rates. It has been a pleasure working with her.
  • LaTosha H. Mar 14, 2017
    Legal Document Preparation
    Verified Review
    Look no further
    I am so glad I thought to use Thumbtack to find someone to prepare my judgement for me. Helen was professional and efficient from beginning to end. She is very knowledgeable and will even show you where the information is located just so you know that you can trust what she is telling you. Meeting with her in person is such a blessing. She is a good person with a beautiful spirit and does what she needs to do in order to get the job done. I highly recommend her to anyone who can use her services! Thank you Helen!
  • Chirika G. Feb 17, 2017
    Verified Review
    Top Notch
    Prompt and professional! Definitely will use again!
  • Lisa S. Feb 8, 2017
    Verified Review
    Smart and professional
    Helen is smart and professional and a huge help to us.


What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
All services provided and service fee is listed on the business website selfhelplawservice.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Step one: Initial interview and intake to ascertain if legal service can be provided. Second step: Send via tax required Notification. Third step: Provide quote for requested service including filing fees and any other cost, if any. Finally step: Schedule initial appointment.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I am a Legal Document Assistant with 25 years of services. My education includes obtaining a Bachelor of Science, a Paralegal Certificate, and a Juris Doctorate degree.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Thirity years ago my husband needed help with child support and could not afford an attorney. I hired myself out to an attorney, went back to school, and learned how to prepare and file the legal documents to modify child support and request child custody and visitation orders.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Various, I provide services in family law, adoption, guardianship, conservatorship, probate, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The list of servicesprovided is posted at selfhelplawservice website.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Completed a probate in six months. How the family worked together and was motivated to distribute the estate. I am so proud of this family.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Stay involve in the process and remember a legal document assistant is here to help YOU.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Are you willing to learn and do the work. Can you be objective and will you complete the process. Organization is the key.