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Custody, Visitation and Child Support

Online Information Clinics

This series of online information clinics on restraining orders for victims of domestic violence is available in English and Spanish and covers basic information on how to file for a restraining order, how to enforce it, and options for how to handle some of the common issues faced by petitioners.

This series of video blogs about custody, visitation, child support, and parental kidnapping are narrated in Spanish with English subtitles. They include information about the different types of custody and visitation and related legal concepts that a judge will consider, child support, and moving out of state with your child.