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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)
  • Spousal or Domestic Partner Support
September 29, 2014:
The Central Family Law Judgment Unit is currently processing judgment packages for the week of July 7, 2014 and Requests to Enter Default for the week of September 18, 2014.
You can check the status of your judgment or default by entering your case number in "Case Summary".

August 7, 2013:
Los Servicios del Tribunal de La Familia se complace en anunciar que el program de orientación sobre la mediación está ahora disponible en línea en Español! El Programa “Nuestros Hijos Primero es la nueva orientación del Tribunal a mediación. Puede encontrar el programa de servicios en línea al ir a “Online Services” NUESTROS HIJOS PRIMERO- PROGRAMA PARA PADRES EN LÍNEA. Finalización de la clase en línea cumple el requisito del Tribunal para los padres de completar una orientación de mediación. [Si ha completado previamente el programa Padres y Hijos Unidos (PACT), no es necesario para completar este programa en línea.].

July 31, 2012:
Family Court Services is pleased to announce that the mediation orientation program is now available on-line! The Our Children First Program is the Court's new orientation to mediation. You can locate the program by going to Online Services, Our Children First. Completion of this on-line class satisfies the Court's requirement for parents to complete a mediation orientation. [If you previously completed the Parents and Children Together class (PACT), you are not required to complete this on-line program.]
General Information
Your overall guide to the Family Law starts here.
Get Help
You can get help with your Family Law Case. You will find help is available online and with Family Law advisors.
Family Law Forms
You will find links to the forms you need to file your case. A list of Family Law local forms you can use with your Los Angeles Superior Court case is also found here.
You will find the current fee schedule for all types of Los Angeles Superior Court cases.
Family Law Locations
You can find the courthouse closest to you that will handle Family Law cases.
General Orders
You will find orders of the court related to Family Law matters.
Court Rules
You will find the court rules that are used only in the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Online Services
Case Summary
You can get a summary of your case. All you need is your case number.
Case Calendar
You can access up to 14 days of the court calendar to find your court date.
Our Children First Program
You can complete the Court's orientation to mediation on-line. All you need is your case number to access the program.
Divorce Judgment Documents
You can order copies of divorce judgments online. Copies of imaged divorce judgments from the County Records Center/Archives may now be ordered via this web site. A simple question and answer program will assist you in submitting your order. You will need a valid credit card and information about the divorce case.
Filing Court Locator
You can find your filing location using a zip code.
Child Custody Mediation Appointment
You can schedule an appointment with a Mediator using your case number. You must have a court hearing day or be in the process of filing for a hearing with a child custody/visitation dispute.
Private Counselor and Evaluator Directory
You can search for professionals that provide counseling services for families experiencing conflict surrounding the custody and/or visitation of their children and/or perform child custody evaluations.
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