This pathfinder is meant to assist individuals and attorneys in handling divorce actions in California.
Law Library Catalog
To locate books and other materials held at the LA Law Library on a particular topic, you will need to do a subject or keyword search in the LA Law Library Online
Sample keyword / subject searches include:
- Divorce -- Law and legislation –California
- Separation (Law) –California
- Marriage Law --California.
- Support (Domestic relations) --California.
- Custody of children --California.
Primary law for divorce related actions would be the California Codes and Case Law. Codes and Cases can be found online as well as in print. All of this material can be found in the California section of the Library.
California Case Law
|How to do your own divorce in California
||KB137 .A12 S55 Res
|Practice under the California Family Code : case and legislation highlights
||KB137 .A12 C15c c.2 Calif
|California marital settlement and other family law agreements
||KB137 .A18 C15c Calif
|California Family Law: Practice and Procedure
||KB135 .C154 1994 Calif
||KB137 .H71 c.2 Calif
Access to these databases is available in the Library’s Reading Room only.
||Database containing state forms. Includes hard-to-find local forms such as the Family Law Case Cover Sheet.
||Gain access to electronic versions of California Family Law and Complex Issues in California Family Law.
||Gain access to electronic versions of Rutter’s Family Law and California Practice Guide: Family Law Litigation.
||Gain access to electronic versions of California Domestic Partnerships and California Child Custody Litigation and Practice.
||California Judicial Council approved program for calculating child and spousal support.
California Judicial Council Forms
California Judicial Council Self Help Center
California Case Law
LA Superior Court, Family Law Information Center
The California State Bar’s “Consumer Education Pamphlet on Divorce and Custody”