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Family Law Division
Location: Civil and Family Law Courthouse, 3055 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95403
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM Mon-Fri
Court Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon-Fri
(707) 521-6630 8:00 AM to Noon Mon-Fri
- How can I obtain copies of court records?
To fill out an online form to request copies of court records or a records search, please click on this link.
- How do I end my marriage?
For general information go to: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-divorce.htm.
To print the forms to start your dissolution go to Forms packet page:
Where can I find information on Adoptions?
Where can I obtain information on child custody or visitation?
For general information go to: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-family.htm AND For information on assistance in Sonoma County go to Services and Resources page:
- Where can I find information about child support?
- Where can I find information on Adoptions?
- Where can I obtain information on child custody or visitation?
For general information go to: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-custody.htm AND For information on assistance in Sonoma County go to Services and Resources page:
Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
- a) What is a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?
There are several types of Restraining Orders. Domestic Violence Restraining Orders are defined by the relationship between the plaintiff (requesting protected party) and defendant (restrained party). A Domestic Violence Restraining Order can be sought if you are requesting the restraining order against somone there is a close relationship with the person to be restrained such as a marriage, divorce, separated, common children together, living together currently or in the past, dating relationship or related such as a parent, child, brother, sister.
If there is no such relationship, refer to civil restraining order information click here.
- b) How can I obtain a Family Law Domestic Violence Restraining Order?