Law Links

  • STATE OF CALIFORNIA AGENCY LIST
    www.ca.gov/s/search/
    Use this site as an index to California agencies, departments, licensing boards and commissions.
     
  • STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
    www.calsb.org
    Check membership records for license and disciplinary actions for California attorneys.
     
  • CONTRACTORS STATE LICENSING BOARD
    www.cslb.ca.gov
    Check license and disciplinary status of contractors.
     
  • DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE
    www.dre.cahwnet.gov
    Check license and disciplinary status of real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, and real estate salespersons.
  • SECRETARY OF STATE
    www.ss.ca.gov/business
    Check on corporate status, active corporations, names, articles of incorporation, financing and tax lien information, uniform commercial code provisions and information about limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
     
  • STATE COURT JUDICIAL COUNCIL FORMS
    www.courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi
    Review, download, or print mandatory and discretionary pleading and court forms including form unlawful detainer complaints, answers, small claims forms, post-judgment forms, abstracts, writs, summons, and family law forms. (Note that it is recommended that you consult an attorney before filing any pleadings other than small claims documents.)
     
  • DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
    www.dca.ca.gov
    License status, consumer information and complaint procedures for Bureau of Automotive Repairs, Barbering and Cosmetology, accountancy, funeral services, and many other professions.
     
  • DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
    www.dmv.ca.gov
    Information regarding vehicle and drivers’ licensing, registration, office locations, smog requirements, license suspensions, title transfer and salvage procedures and insurance requirements.
     
  • DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
    www.insurance.ca.gov
    Complaint procedures and other consumer information regarding insurance.
     
  • SMALL CLAIMS INFORMATION CENTER
    www.courtinfo.ca.gov/courts/trial/smallclaims
    Information, forms, procedures, and links to assist non-lawyers in the prosecution or defense of small claims proceedings.
     
  • ACADEMY OF CALIFORNIA ADOPTION ATTORNEYS
    www.acal.org
     
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ADOPTION ATTORNEYS
    www.adoptionattorneys.org
     
  • NORTH AMERICAN COUNCIL ON ADOPTABLE CHILDREN
    http://members.aol.com/nacac
     
  • RESOLVE, INC.
    www.resolve.org
     
  • PACT: AN ADOPTION ALLIANCE
    www.pactadopt.org