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Family Law
Family Law covers divorce, separation, custody, support, visitation, adoption and guardianships and matters relating to those proceedings.

Adoption

    All adoptions except those originating from a juvenile case, are filed in the Family Law Division.

Custody, Support, Visitation

    Many different types of cases involve the custody, support and visitation of children. Some of these are Dissolution or Separation, Parentage, Custody and Domestic Violence cases. The Court has a goal of making sure children spend time with both parents, are supported by both parents, and have a plan that is in their best interest.

    The Court has mediators to further the goals as stated above and to assist parents in reaching a parenting plan.

    » Siskiyou Family Law Facilitator/Self-Help Center

Divorce or Separation

Guardianships

Restraining Orders

    The most important basic step is to be safe. Please review this link, before proceeding with any of the others.

    Restraining Order Basics

Mediation

    Click here to visit the Mediator’s Corner, giving information that will assist you with the mediation process.

Family Law FAQs

    These general FAQs should be helpful to everyone with any kind of a family law issue.

Superior Court of California, County of Siskiyou