Family Law Topics

Family Law court is for people who are ending a marriage or other committed relationship, dividing what they own and owe, working out child custody and visitation issues, dealing with child or spousal support, addressing domestic violence issues, or identifying a child's legal parents.

For more information on these issues, click on the links below: 

  • Adoption: For people who want to become a legal parent of someone who is not his or her biological child.
  • Child Custody: For people working out child custody and visitation issues.
  • Child Support: Establishing, changing, or ending child support.
  • Spousal Support: Establishing, changing, or ending spousal support (alimony).
  • Parentage: Identifying a child’s legal parents.
  • Divorce: For people ending a marriage or other committed relationship by divorce, legal separation, or annulment.
  • Domestic Violence: Getting a Domestic Violence Restraining Order.

Although technically not part of Family Law, this website also has information about:

  • Guardianship: Establishing guardianship of a child (under 18 years of age)

You can also watch videos that may help you understand the court process:


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