The Family Law Facilitator's Office helps people with family law matters who do not have lawyers. For hours, location, and workshop information, click below.
The California Child Support Guideline Calculator is based on the same child support legal guidelines used in California courts, and can be used to estimate the amount of child support that may be ordered in your case . Click below for calculator.
At any time, either parent or the child’s legal guardian can ask for a change (called a “modification”) to increase or decrease the amount of court-ordered child support. You can petition the court yourself with the help of your county’s Family Law Facilitator or a private attorney, or your local child support agency can review your case at no charge. Click below to get more information.
After a judge makes a custody and visitation order, 1 or both parents may want to change the order. There are many good reasons why a parenting plan may need to be changed. As the children get older, for example, their needs, interests, and activities change...
Child custody has many factors that effect who gets custody, and there are even different levels of custody. Read more to understand more about this complex topic.
Legal Access Alameda provides pro bono legal services to income eligible self-represented litigants in Alameda County through pro per assistance clinics including: family law, guardianship, and more. For more information click below.
Click below to access information on a variety of family court issues including, How to change current child support orders, How to request a Ex-Parte emergency hearing, and more.
Click below to access downloadable files for commonly used family law forms from Alameda County.
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During these times it maybe easier to connect with your caseworker via video chat. Services offered Mon-Fri 8:30a-4p.