Oct. 20, 2014

Family

Restraining Orders

A Restraining Order is an order issued by the Court which is meant to protect a person from harm or harassment. There are several types of Restraining Orders.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I get help filing my divorce papers?

The Family Law Facilitator can help you with your divorce paperwork. Please see the Family Law Facilitator tab on the Court's website.

The County is involved in my support case. Do I file my paperwork for court with the County or with the Court?

You file your paperwork with the Court at Room 103 in the Civil Division.

How can I get help filling out my financial statement or
Income and Expense declaration? Do I have to file it with the local child support agency or with the Court? Is a proof of service required? Can I fill out the proof of service myself?

You may contact an Attorney or ask the Family Law Facilitator for help. You need to file your paperwork with the Court. A proof of service is required and you must have someone that is not a party to the action and is over 18 years old to serve your paperwork, the Family Law Facilitator may help you with this.

I have arrears in my case can the Court tell me the amount
I owe? Can I modify these arrears?

No, the Court does not have this information, you will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

How can I get my driver's license back as it has been suspended
by the child support agency?

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

What are the hours of the Facilitator and what services can they provide me?

Please see the Family Law Facilitator tab on this website.

I have filed my dissolution of marriage, why have I not received my Judgment of divorce?

Please check with the Clerk to make sure that all paperwork has been filed that is needed to complete your divorce. You may see the Family Law Facilitator for help.

What is a default?

A default records the fact that a Respondent/Defendant did not answer within the prescribed period of time.

Why must I file an Answer/Response and what is it?

A Response is the Respondent's answer to the Petition filed with the Court. If the Response is not filed, the Petitioner can take other action. Please see the Family Law Facilitator or an attorney for further information.

My last name has changed, yet the Court still keeps my name as it was filed on my paperwork in my dissolution case. Why?

The case title originally used to commence a case will remain the case title throughout the life of the case unless changed by a Court Order.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

A Stipulation is an agreement by both parties that is signed by both parties. Please see the Family Law Facilitator or an attorney for more information.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

When a case is moved from one jurisdiction to another.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

A Stipulation is an agreement by both parties that is signed by both parties. Please see the Family Law Facilitator or an attorney for more information.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

When a case is moved from one jurisdiction to another.

The case title originally used to commence a case will remain the case title throughout the life of the case unless changed by a Court Order.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

A Stipulation is an agreement by both parties that is signed by both parties. Please see the Family Law Facilitator or an attorney for more information.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

When a case is moved from one jurisdiction to another.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

A Stipulation is an agreement by both parties that is signed by both parties. Please see the Family Law Facilitator or an attorney for more information.

You will need to contact Yolo County Child Support Services at (530) 661-2880.

The following case types are heard in the Family Law Department:

All filings for Family Law are filed at:

725 Court Street, Room 103
Woodland, CA 95695

Phone: (530) 406-6704
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

The Family Law Department is located at:

Department 14
1100 Main Street, Suite 300
Woodland, CA 95695

Family Information Form must be filed with every petition or response in a family law, domestic violence, name change or probate guardianship case where a minor child is involved.  This information will be kept in a confidential envelope in the case file.

  • Dissolution of Marriage, Annulment, Separation
  • Parental Rights
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Adoption
  • Probate Guardianship
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