Family Court Services Division
Welcome to the Superior Court of California, County of Calaveras Family Court Services Division. The Family Law Division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations. Family Court Services (FCS) offers mediation and evaluations for child custody and visitation.
FCS performs Child Custody Evaluations, with the fee based on the clients' ability to pay. The current fee is $1,200.00, which is usually divided between the parties.
Information for Domestic Violence, Reports to Child Protective Services and Complaints about Mediation or Evaluation services
The facilitator provides a free service for legal information and assistance to people representing themselves in a Family Law matter. Please see the Family Law Facilitator page for more information
For information regarding Court investigations for guardianships, conservatorships, step-parent adoptions, emancipation evaluations, freedom from parental custody, and under-age marriage permissions upon Court referrals please see the Probate page.