• Related County Agencies

Related Services and Agencies

Trying to find information, forms of assistance can sometimes be confusing. Different agencies can have names that are similar, for example, the County Clerk-Recorder can provide copies of Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates, but does not have anything to do with traffic fines, jury service or court calendars which are handled by the Court Clerk.

Below is a list of agencies commonly needed by people contacting the County Clerk-Recorder's Office.

Important Notice

Important Information 75x40The staff of the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor's Office are forbidden by California legal codes to practice law or provide legal advice; this prohibition includes giving advice about what forms you might need or how you should fill them out.

Dedicated to helping businesses succeed. Whether a small start-up or established company looking to grow, the EDB offers a range of direct services to help your business every step of the way. Find out more about how to start, grow, or relocate your business to Sonoma County.

Information about Jury Service, Traffic Fines, Court Calendars, Records of Civil, Family Law, Probate filings, and other legal subjects.

Contact the Superior Court Family Law Division for matters relating to Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce), Legal Separation, Nullity, Establishment and Termination of Parental Rights, Child Support, Child Custody and Visitation, Family Support, Adoptions, and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders.

Wills, conservatorships, guardianships of the state, mental health or LPS petitions, compromise of minors claims, petitions for change of name and special needs trusts.

Provides free public access to legal information, books and forms. A team of highly skilled professional, technical, and clerical staff works together to provide appropriate resources to meet the legal research and information needs of library patrons.

Provides information and services only for seniors age 60 plus connecting Sonoma County through a network of services to support our senior community. They are friends, families, and fellow seniors all joining together to deliver meals, assist financial and legal planning programs, and support better aging.

Information on such subjects as how to correct a vital record or amend a birth certificate to reflect a legal name change. 

Contact Information

Deva Marie Proto

County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Business Hours
Monday – Tuesday
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday – Friday
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Phone and Email Hours are 8am to 4pm daily.

Note: No fee transactions or document processing within 30 minutes of closing


County Clerk-Recorder Office

585 Fiscal Drive

Room 103

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.4659106, -122.7251807

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