Formed in June of 2014, Dispute Resolution Services of the San Joaquin County Bar Foundation (DRS) is a nonprofit service offering alternative dispute resolution services and education to our community.  Our goals include:

  • Building a safe and peaceful community by providing a way for people to resolve disputes through cooperation and communication.
  • Educating our community about the benefits of conflict resolution skills and effective communication techniques.
  • Helping people advocate for themselves in small claims cases by providing information and resources about small claims court and procedures.

Research your Case

Many informative and useful self-help guides for small claims cases are available online.

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