Instructions:

Instructions.doc

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


Sheriff Instructions:

Sheriff Instruction.doc


Self-Help Center


Child Custody/Visitation Mediation:

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)