Sheriff Instructions:

Sheriff Instructions.doc

Self-Help Center


Instructions on completing the forms, service & filing.doc

Detailed information on how to complete the forms, copies needed, arranging for service on the other side, and filing the forms at the court.

​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)