Self-Help Center


Instructions on completing the forms, filing & service.doc

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

Sheriff Instructions:

Sheriff Instructions.doc

Child Custody Mediation Information:

Mediation Instructions.doc

Court-Approved Mediators.doc

‚ÄčOn-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)