Family Law

Family Law Refers to actions regarding marital relationships, relationships between parents and children, and violence between family members. The Family Law Department handles the following legal issues:

  • Divorce, Legal Separation, Nullity
  • Parentage
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support, Spousal Support, Family Support
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Elder Abuse

Information regarding children under the age of 18 is located in Juvenile

Guardianship of a Minor is processed in Probate

There are three separate offices that make up the Family Law Department. Each office provides different services in the process of adjudicating Family Law cases. Please read the descriptions below and select the appropriate office.

Family Law Clerks Office

  • Forms
  • Filing documents
  • Information about your case
  • Upcoming hearing information
  • Copy request

Family Court Services

  • Family Court Mediations
  • Dependency Mediations
  • Family Court Investigations
  • Probate Court Investigations
  • Supervised Visitation Providers

Family Law Facilitator

  • Providing procedural information and sample form packets
  • Reviewing forms for completeness
  • Preparing Judgments and Orders After Hearing
  • Preparing pleadings for actions involving the Local Child Support Agency (LCSA)