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Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Spousal Support, Divorce, Restraining Order

Family Law Legal Assistant, Civil and Family Law Courthouse
3055 Cleveland Avenue
Santa Rosa
CA 95403

  • Drop-ins
  • Individual assistance with filling out forms regarding all family law issues.
  • Must be unrepresented.
  • No income limitations.

Domestic Violence, Restraining Order

YWCA of Sonoma County
Hotline (707) 546-1234

  • Assistance for victims of domestic violence.
  • Restraining order assistance.

Guardianship

Grandparents Parenting Again
(707) 566-8676

  • Call for appointment to the Office of the Court Investigator.
  • Guardianship clinics twice a month. Assistance with filling our forms.

Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Spousal Support, Divorce, Restraining Order Responses

Self Help Access Center (SHAC)
Hall of Justice
600 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa
CA 95403

  • Drop-in, resources and assistance dealing with legal issues relating to children and families.
  • Must meet income eligibility guidelines for help filling out legal forms and paperwork.

Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Guardianship

Legal Aid of Sonoma County
144 South E Street
Suite 100
Santa Rosa
CA 95404
(707) 542-1290

  • Workshops open to all: General Family Law, Drivers License Retrieval, Civil Law.
  • Clinics by appointment: The Family Law Clinic, Eviction Defense Clinic
  • Guardianships applications and forms
  • Eviction and housing matters
  • Restraining orders and assistance for domestic violence victims

Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Spousal Support, Guardianship, Divorce, Response to Restraining Order

Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation
1212 Fourth Street
Suite I
Santa Rosa
CA 95404
(707) 546-2924

  • Certified lawyer referral program to attorneys accepting reduced rate cases.
  • Occasional Family Law workshops

Child Support, Paternity, Spousal Support

Family Law Facilitator, Sonoma County Courts
3055 Cleveland Avenue
Santa Rosa
CA 95403
(707) 521-6500

  • Individual meeting with an attorney.
  • Assistance with filling out court forms.
  • Modifications of spousal and child support; support calculations; wage assignments.

Mediation Services

MARS (Mediation and Arbitration Referral Services)
Sonoma County Bar Association
37 Old Courthouse Square
Suite 100
Santa Rosa
CA 95404
(707) 542-1190

  • Assistance finding a mediator for family law.

Recourse (Redwood Empire Conflict Resolution Services)
2455 Bennett Valley Road
Suite B107
Santa Rosa
CA 95404
(707) 525-8545

  • Volunteer trained mediators for limited family law matters.

Supervised Visitation Programs

California Parenting Institute
3650 Standish Avenue
Santa Rosa
CA 95407
(707) 585-6108

  • Supervised visitation services.
  • Parenting classes.

Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation
1212 Fourth Street
Suite I
Santa Rosa
CA 95404
(707) 546-2924

  • Supervised visitation services