Santa Clara County Self-Help Center / Family Law Facilitator

Drop in Assistance
This office does offer drop in assistance for those seeking help with Restraining Orders, Emergency custody and visitation requests, Emergency guardianships, and Evictions (limited to emergencies only).
How to Receive Services (Intake)
To get legal help or services, follow these instruction: Call: 408-882-2926 between Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Remote assistance is also available for all other issues.

201 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
United States

Areas Served
Santa Clara County
Who We Are


The Santa Clara County Superior Court Self-Help Center / Family Law Facilitator (SHC/FLF) can refer you to the resources you need for your Court case. The SHC/FLF can give you information, provide legal forms (including form samples and instructions), refer you to other court resources or a private agency, or recommend you talk to a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer, the SHC/FLF can tell you about free and low-cost legal resources.

Self Help Centers can help with filing paperwork and understanding court processes. Self Help Center staff do not give legal advice or representation. This is a good option for someone representing themselves in court, and in situations where legal aid cannot help. 


A family law facilitator is a lawyer with experience in family law who works for the superior court in your county to help parents and children for free. They can give you information on establishing paternity as well as child, spousal, and partner support orders.  


They can also help with filling out court forms, figuring out support amounts, and referrals to other organizations that help parents and children.

Community Groups
Medicaid Eligible
Mentally Ill
Over 60
Person living with HIV/AIDS
Person with Disabilities
Related to person living with HIV/AIDS
Survivor of Domestic Violence
U.S. Citizen or Documented Immigrant
Under 18
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