Instructions on completing the forms, filing & service.doc

​Detailed information on how to complete the forms, copies needed, how to file the forms at the court house, and how to arrange for service on the other side.

Sheriff Instructions:

Sheriff Instructions.doc

Self-Help Center


​Child Custody-Visitation Mediation Information:

Mediation Instructions.doc

Court-Approved Mediators.doc

On-Line Pre-Mediation Video At:  www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-custody.htm (go to the on-line address and then click on the video for Orientation to Family Court Mediation)