Frequently Asked Questions:
What Is the Family Law Information Center?
The Sutter Regional Family Law Information Center is a legal education office
designed to help people representing themselves choose and fill out the correct
legal forms in their Family Law Matters. Help is available to all residents of Sutter, Yuba and surrounding counties
Additionally, help is available for low-income residents for the following topics:
Dissolution, legal separation and nullity
How do can I access Family Law and Self-Help services?
There are several ways to obtain services. You may call our office at  822-3305.
You may e-mail questions to www.suttercourts.com, click Family Law, then click e-help.
You may attend our classes and clinics [calendars are avaible in our office and on-line].
You may use our free sample packets. You may walk-in to obtain information during
business hours at 463 Second Street, Yuba City, CA.
Are there clinics?
If you need help with completing your paperwork, you may want to sign up for one of the clinics offered each month by the Family Law Information Center. Clinics are available on the most often requested topics, and monthly calendars with topics and times are available through the Family Law Information Center office. Since most clinics are held on a first come, first served basis, it is wise to sign in about 15 minutes early. Clinic information is also available by calling the Family Law Information Center.
Who is the facilitator?
The Family Law Facilitator is an attorney who can discuss your Family Law matters
with you, answer your questions, and explain what your options are, so you can
make an informed decision about what action to take and are better informed
regarding court procedure.
Each county in the state of California has a Family Law Facilitator, but not
every county has a Family Law Information Center.
What should I bring?
In general, you should bring any paperwork you have been served with, or any
paperwork or letters that pertain to your case. Most clinics require forms that
can be obtained from the civil division of the court where you plan to file
your action. Call the Family Law Information Center for more specific information.
What are the clinic topics?