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Family Law COVID-19 Information

How to Appear in Court

Remote appearances for Family Law are through Zoom. Attorneys and parties can appear in person or by Zoom unless otherwise directed by the judge.

You may access the court Emergency Local Rules and Forms here regarding Remote Appearances.

To access Zoom links and other helpful Zoom information please go to our page, Participating Remotely by Zoom.

General Information

Self Help Information Regarding Legal Services and COVID-19

DCSS

Remote appearances are strongly preferred. Remote appearances are conducted through Zoom. Login information can be found on the Remote Appearance page.

Mediations

All family court mediations are being offered by phone or through video. If you do not have phone or video/computer capability contact Family Court services. Call (831) 786-7325 (leave a message and staff will return your call) or email fcsinfo@santacruzcourt.org to find out more about mediation options.

Self-Represented Litigants

If you are self-represented and need direction, please contact the Self Help Center at (831) 786-7200 option 4 (leave a message) or email selfhelp.information@santacruzcourt.org

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