DIVORCE AND CUSTODY
COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE RESOURCES
- California Courts
Court forms page - Forms for family law, guardianships, domestic violence, unlawful detainer (evictions), small claims and more.
- San Diego Superior Court
The San Diego Superior Court has many resources and has made its calendars and court index available here.
- State of California Self-Help Center
The State of California has self-help center for answering questions about various proceedings including
dissolution and domestic violence. The site also assists people in filling out court forms.
- San Diego Family Justice Center
- San Diego District Attorney Office
Call the County Social Services Department’s Child Protective Services Child Abuse Hotline at (858) 560-2191
or (800) 344-6000 to report situations in which you suspect that a child has been abused or appears to be at
risk of being abused.
- Center for Community Solutions
Founded in 1969, Center for Community Solutions (CCS) helps more than 30,000 adults and children each year
to heal and prevent relationship and sexual violence. CCS operates the only rape crisis center in the city of San
Diego along with a countywide 24-hour bilingual crisis helpline.
INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION
San Diego Child Support.org
Federal law requires each state to establish a child and spousal support program. The Department of Child
Support Services provides its services free of charge and will:
- Establish parentage
- Find the other parent for purpose of establishing and enforcing child support orders
- Establish child and/or medical support orders
- Enforce child and/or medical support orders
- Modify existing court orders for child and/or medical support
- Collect and disburse support payments
The Internal Revenue Service has a very useful website in answering questions. Also, nearly every IRS form
and publication is available online.
- IRS Publication 504
If you have questions about the income tax treatment of alimony, child support, property transfers between
spouses and claiming your children as dependents on your Federal and State income taxes
- IRS Publication 503
If you have questions as to whether you are eligible to use the credit for child care expenses on your Federal
and State income taxes
- California Franchise Tax Board
California’s income tax agency is called the Franchise Tax Board. Property Taxes and Divorce
California law allows any person who is at least 55 years of age at the time of sale of the original/former
property to transfer the base year value of the original property to a replacement dwelling of equal or lesser
value within the same county.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES / VETERANS
HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS
STATE OF CALIFORNIA RETIREMENT BENEFITS
If you have questions about retirement benefits from the State of California for employees covered by the
State Teachers’ Retirement Benefits (STRS).
If you have questions about retirement benefits from the State of California for employees covered by
the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS). City of San Diego and County of San Diego
Employees who work for the City of San Diego, Unified Port District and the San Diego County Regional
Airport Authority are enrolled in the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System.
Employees who work for the County of San Diego are enrolled in the San Diego County Employees Retirement