Family Law Resources

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The family law attorneys at Lonich Patton Ehrlich Policastri have compiled a comprehensive list of resources to help our Silicon Valley clients gain a deeper understanding of family law. These areas include divorce, separation, annulment, child custody, child/spousal support, marriage/domestic partnership, marital agreements, domestic violence resources, adoption, emancipation, and general parenting information.

Please look under each heading that may pertain to your needs for information explaining legal processes, definitions, procedures, and public services available to you and your family.

Divorce, Separation, Annulment Information

California Bar Divorce Information
http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/DivorceCustody.aspx

California Courts Self-Help Center: Divorce Information
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/family/divorce/

Find Law: Divorce Information
http://family.findlaw.com/divorce/

Santa Clara County Courts: Children's Resources Explaining Divorce Proceedings
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/famresources.htm#children

Child Support & Spousal/Partner Support

California Courts Self-Help Center: Support
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/family/support/

Find Law: Support
http://family.findlaw.com/child-support/

Custody Information

California Bar Custody Information: Child Custody
http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/DivorceCustody.aspx

California Courts Self-Help Center: Child Custody
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/family/custody/

Santa Clara County Courts: Supervised Visitation Providers
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/SVP_SCCounty.pdf

Find Law: Child Custody
http://family.findlaw.com/child-custody/

Find Law: Grandparent Rights
http://family.findlaw.com/child-custody/custody-more/grandparent-custody.html

Marriage, Cohabitation, Domestic Partnerships & Prenuptial Agreements

Find Law: Marriage Information
http://family.findlaw.com/marriage/

Find Law: Cohabitation Information
http://family.findlaw.com/marriage/

Find Law: Domestic Partnership Information
http://family.findlaw.com/living-together/living-together-domestic-partnerships/

Nolo: Prenuptial Agreement Information
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/prenuptial-agreement/

Nolo: General Marriage Information
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/marriage/;jsessionid=AA82E54E310E3FF257483DC34E455FCA

Domestic Violence Information

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California Bar: Domestic Violence Information
http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/DomesticViolence.aspx

Santa Clara County Courts: General Domestic Violence Information & Resources
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/protection/dv/

Santa Clara County Courts 24-Hour Resources: Counseling, Women's Shelters, Emergency Restraining Orders
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/famresources.htm#crisislines

Santa Clara County Courts: Emergency Restraining Orders
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/famresources.htm#emergency

Santa Clara County: Child Abuse Information & 24 Hour Hotlines
http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/scc/menuitem.2c9f27538b48f388dfe093102830a429/?path=/v7/SCC%20Public%20Portal/Health%20and%20Human%20Care/Learning%20About%20Abuse/About%20Child%20Abuse

Santa Clara County Courts: Treatment Programs for Batterers
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/famresources.htm#treatment

Parenting Information

Santa Clara County Courts: Parenting Websites
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/FCS_docs/WebSiteForParents.pdf

Santa Clara County Courts: Community Resource List
http://www.scselfservice.org/fam/FCS_docs/CommunityResourcesList.pdf

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