We suggest that you read this court’s Pro Se Guide to Filing Your Lawsuit in Federal Court (PDF) and Pro Se Instruction Sheet in Civil Cases (PDF) for information on Court procedures. You can also view forms for pro se filers.
For information on:
Information on filing a civil or criminal appeal, including forms and links to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Common Legal Terms
Fees and Payment Information
Information on fees and how to pay them, including the court's fee schedule.
- This court's Pro Bono Plan.
Understanding the Federal Courts
Learn more about the court and its work.