The Clerk’s Self Help Center is designed to provide legal assistance to Orange County citizens who are representing themselves before the court and do not have a private attorney. It is the first of its kind in our community to help people who either don’t have a lawyer or cannot afford one.
Orange County Courthouse
425 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
The Self Help Center offers assistance to customers in completing court forms, filing documents electronically and providing access to contracted attorneys at an affordable price. Other services available at the Self Help Center are printing, copying, notary and general consultations.
The Center focuses on assisting customers with Family Law (excluding injunctions), Small Claims, Landlord-Tenant and Eviction cases.
Family Law consists of alimony, child custody/visitation, child support, contempt, divorce, name change, paternity, step-parent adoption, support unconnected with dissolution of marriage and temporary custody.
Attorney consultations are set by appointment and must be for a minimum of 15 minutes, charged at $1.00 a minute. Consultations may not exceed more than one hour at one time within a day. You will need a credit card in order to schedule the consultation online.
If you do not have access to a computer or smart device at home, you can come to the Self Help Center to schedule an appointment in person or use a customer computer in room 340.
Come in to the Self Help Center and make an appointment with a deputy clerk at the front counter.
You may call the Ninth Circuit Court's American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) line at (407) 836-2303 to leave a message for further assistance.
The Self Help Center is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No. Services provided at the Self Help Center are not based on your income.
You can contact the Self Help Center by calling 407-836-6300.