Hall of Justice
Access to Justice Center
2610 Riverside Drive
Susanville, CA 96130
The Family Law Facilitator is a free service provided to self-represented litigants in the community by the Lassen County Superior Court. Services are provided at no charge. Participants are responsible for all court filing fees.
How does the Family Law Facilitator's Office Work?
The Family Law Facilitator's Office is staffed by an attorney who is skilled and trained to analyze the issues from the facts presented by the party(ies) and explain to the party(ies) the applicable law and available legal and procedural alternatives, options or remedies.
The Family Law Facilitator will not give legal advice or represent you in any court action.
The Family Law Facilitator will not recommend a legal alternative or option for you to take. It is your responsibility to consider the various legal alternatives or options available and for you to make all decisions in regard to your case. You should consult with a private attorney, if you need assistance in selecting an option, alternative or making a legal decision.
Each party has equal access to the services provided by the Family Law Facilitator's Office.
The Family Law Facilitator can provide the following types of assistance:
- Assistance in obtaining, changing, or enforcing child and/or spousal support orders.
- Assistance in the preparation of child and/or spousal support agreements.
- Assistance in providing computerized child and/or spousal support calculations.
- Assistance in providing mediation of child support, spousal support and health care/insurance.
What should I bring with me?
- Income and Expense Information
- Your last three (3) pay check stubs
- Your last income tax return
RESOURCES & INFORMATION
Have you filed a Domestic Violence Restraining Order and feel that you need further counseling and/or support services not provided by the Access to Justice Center?
Are you paying support through the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)?
If you lose your job or had a change in your income you need to contact the DCSS office immediately to make arrangements to have your support payments adjusted. Be sure to include your DCSS Case Number on all correspondence.