A brief description of the difference between state laws and federal laws.
Information about domestic violence restraining orders, civil harassment orders, restraining orders to prevent elder or dependent adult abuse, workplace violence restraining orders, and gun violence restraining orders.
Information about custody in California.
Whenever the question of the financial support of a child comes up, the judge can order either or both parents to pay to support the child.1 If your custody case is scheduled to go to trial, the issue of child support will likely be heard together with the custody matters.2 Parents are required to support their unmarried child until s/he reaches age 18.
Information about parental kidnapping and emergency custody in California.
Basic information about divorce in California.
Information about the ability of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, abuse of an elder or dependent adult, or human trafficking to break a rental lease without penalty.
Information about California's state law that provides employment protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in California and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.