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Family Law
Family Law cases can involve a number of issues such as: Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Legal Separation, Nullity (Annulment), Parentage (Paternity) and Spousal or Domestic Partner Support.

Online Services

Services in Courthouse


Matters not handled in Family Law Court

  • Adoptions - Juvenile
  • Emancipation - Juvenile
  • Juvenile Dependency (children at risk of abuse, neglect, or being abandoned) - Juvenile
  • Juvenile Delinquency (children may have committed a delinquent act) - Juvenile
  • Guardianship - Probate

Divorce, Separation or Annulment Q&A
Family Law Resources/Assistance
  • Divorce Overview
    Provides a general overview of the divorce procedure to help you understand the process. This information should not be considered legal advice.
  • 211 LA County
    Provides referrals to agencies by geographical area for individuals seeking counselors and other social services.

    Hours: 24 hours a day 7 days a week
    Phone: 211

  • Find a Lawyer
    The programs and agencies listed offer information that can help you find a lawyer or legal services for your Family Law case.

  • Family Law Facilitator
    Assists parties with child support, spousal support and health insurance issues
  • Los Angeles Superior Court Self-Help & Resource Centers
    The Court and Legal Aid partners operate Self-Help & Resource Centers for Self-Represented Litigants to provide education and assistance to parties who do not have attorneys and need to complete documents and court procedures on their own.
Custody & Visitation Q&A
Family Law Resources/Assistance

Family Court Services

Child Support Q&A
Family Law Resources/Assistance

Family Court Services

Domestic Violence Overview Q&A
Are You in Danger Now? If you need help right now, call “911.”

Family Law Resources/Assistance
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