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Dear Customer, thank you for choosing Just Answer. While you cannot represent your husband in court (and in most cases, absent physical or mental disabilities, language barriers, or similar significant issues, you likely cannot assist him in the courtroom). You can find details on these restrictions here: http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/small_claims/basic_info.shtml#elseHowever, if you wish to appear and represent your own rights in the property, you can do so by "interpleading" yourself into the action. This is a motion you must make to the court stating that you have a property interest in the real property at issue, and that you are ready to file an answer to the other person's complaint (meaning you wish to be in the lawsuit so that your property rights are not decided without you being there).
I do not have all of the information on your case, but if this is a real property dispute over natural resources attached to the real property, all of the property owners with an interest should be party to the case. A failure to name all of the parties will create a very problematic judgment. (If you wish to pursue intervening in the case as a co-defendant with your husband, you can let the judge know of your property interest, and emphasize the fact that without you being named, the judgment cannot fully resolve this matter).
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