Resources

 CONTRA COSTA COUNTY 


Peter L. Spinetta Family Law Center
751 Pine Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Ph: (925) 608-1000
website: http://www.cc-courts.org/


Courthouse Open:   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; except on court holidays
Filing Clerk Window Open:   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To look up your case information in Contra Costa County visit: http://icms.cc-courts.org/iotw/


Need Legal Forms? Visit: www.courts.ca.gov/forms

Help-Desk / Family Law Facilitator
Peter L. Spinetta Family Law Center
751 Pine Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Ph: (925) 646-4099
Hours:   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


The  Help Desk provides assistance to persons without an attorney in the  area of family law. A staff member can direct you to a trailed Family  Law Facilitator who can assist with the completion of legal forms and  provide general legal information concerning child support and /or  spousal support, establishment of paternity, dissolution (divorce),  legal separation, and health insurance. Services are provided free of  charge.

NOTE: A Family Law Facilitator can NOT give legal advice.  They are there to exclusively aid in filling out forms. If you are  seeking legal advice, please contact an attorney.


 Children and Family Services Bureau Reporting Suspected Child Abuse:  1-877-881-1116               Contact:  Director Valerie Earley   40 Douglas Drive  Martinez, CA  94553  Ph: (925) 313-1583  Fx: (925) 313-1575  Hours:  Monday through Friday from  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 



SOLANO COUNTY


Law and Justice Center
530 Union Avenue, Second Floor
Fairfield, CA 94533


Courthouse Open:   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; except on court holidays
Filing Clerk Window Open:   Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


To Look up your case information on-line in Solano County, you may go to: http://courtconnect.solano.courts.ca.gov


Need Legal Forms? Visit: www.courts.ca.gov/forms 


Legal Access Center and Family Law Facilitator
Hours:  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:15 AM to 12:00 PM.  They are closed  on Wednesdays. 

On Fridays from 8:15 AM to 12:00 PM, they help with RESTRAINING ORDERS ONLY.  


Try to get here before noon 12:00 PM as they work on a first-come first-served basis.  

You  should arrange for someone to watch your children while you are there  as they will not help you if you bring your children (unless you are  there for help with a restraining order). 

You should be prepared to wait  several hours to be helped.


They can help with the following matters:

  • Divorce
  • Child support
  • Restraining orders
  • Child custody and parenting time
  • Spousal support
  • Guardianship of the person of a minor


RESOURCES FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Domestic Violence Hotlines
National Domestic Violence Hotline:  (800) 799-7233
Women Inc:   (415) 864-4555

Local Hotlines and Services
SAVE - Shelter Against Violent:  (510) 794-6055
A Safe Place (Oakland):  (510) 536-7233
Stand! Against Domestic Violence (formerly Battered Women's Alternatives):  (888) 215-5555
Tri-Valley Haven (Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon Valley):  (800) 884-8119

Shelters
San Leandro Shelter for Women and Children:  (510) 357-0390
Second Chance:  (510) 792-4357

 



 

Disclaimers:    This web site is designed for general information only. Information   posted on this site does not constitute legal advice. By accessing this   site, you do not form an attorney-client relationship with Martha G. McQuarrie.