ALAMEDA COUNTY RESOURCES:

All family law cases are heard in Hayward at the Hayward Hall of Justice.

Address: 24405 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544

Family Law Clerk’s Office Contact: (510) 690-2702

Website: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/Pages.aspx/Family-Law

JUDICIAL COUNCIL FORMS:

Judicial Council Forms are required in California for all family law matters.  These Judicial Council forms are used for instances such as filing or responding to a divorce petition, completing your financial disclosures, filing motions such as for support, custody, or property division. The Judicial Council forms can be found at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm

ALAMEDA COUNTY FAMILY COURT RECORDS:

Case records can be found at: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/Pages.aspx/Court-Records-1-#Family

Limited information such as the Register of Action of each family law case, information about attorneys who are representing any party to the case and upcoming hearings can be accessed online for Alameda County Family law matters thru a system called DomainWeb.

 

ALAMEDA COUNTY COURT HOLIDAYS:

It is important to know what the local county holidays are as they are important in calendaring the family law matter and for timely filing pleadings. For example, some pleadings are required to be filed a certain number of court days before the hearing.  A court day does not include weekends or holidays. 

 

ALAMEDA COUNTY FEE SCHEDULE:

Local fee schedule for civil and family law matters can be found at: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/Pages.aspx/Fee-Schedule

 

ALAMEDA COUNTY LOCAL RULES:

Each county has its specific county-specific locals which are called Local Rules. Alameda County Local Rules can be found at:

http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/Pages.aspx/Local-Rules(1)