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Self-Help Family

child/spousal support

This page has information on how to: get an Order for Child Support, file a Request for Order, raise or lower support, get an estimate of what amount of support the Court might order, and more.

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custody & visitation

Read this page to learn about different types of custody, how to get or change a court order for custody or visitation, how to fill out your court forms, and how to reduce custody-related conflict between parents.

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divorce/Dissolution

The information here covers the divorce (also called dissolution) process from filing through mediation to completion. There is also information on how to get copies of divorce records.

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family law facilitator

Learn about how the Family Law Facilitator’s Office can help you, how to get help from the Family Law Facilitator, where the office is located, and other useful information.

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family law process

This page contains a flowchart beginning with filing of a divorce through judgment, and includes custody issues, parent orientation, mediation, and settlement.

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Family Resources

This page contains lists of community resources for counseling, child abuse prevention and reporting, and links to lists of resources elsewhere on this website of help to families.

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limited scope Rep. (LSR)

Limited Scope Representation (LSR) is a way that you can use a lawyer to help you, so that the lawyer is helping with only certain parts of your case, as you choose. Read about the benefits, examples, and how to get started.

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parentage

If you have children and are not married to the other parent, you must file a case in order to to establish parentage. Read about when and how to file an Action to Establish Parentage, and how to get a judgment.

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