Court for Child Support is held at the Yolo County Superior Courthouse. Child support is head most often in Department 8 which is located on the 4th floor. It's a good idea to always double check the department when you arrive.
Yolo County Superior Courthouse
1000 Main Street
Woodland, CA 95695
The Family Law Facilitator, or FLF, provides assistance with family law matters to parents and families who aren't represented by an attorney. The FLF can help parents obtain and complete court forms, answer general legal questions, and their services are provided for free.
The Facilitator's office is located at the Yolo County Superior Courthouse on the second floor. The FLF is not part of Child Support Services, but they're a great resource for families in our community. Fore more information, please visit their Self-Help Website or give them a call at 530-406-6794.
Quick Tips for Court
You may bring additional documents you want to show the commissioner.
There is a security screening when entering the building. Don't bring weapons or items generally considered dangerous.
DON'T BE LATE. If you miss roll call, your hearing may proceed without you or be delayed until the end of the day. In some cases, the hearing is cancelled.
Dress appropriately, we recommend business attire.
We can arrange for a Spanish interpreter if needed. Be sure your case worker is aware.
It's best not to bring children to Child Support court. Kids can't be left unattended in the gallery and there is no children's waiting area.
What to Expect in Court
Court will start session with Roll Call to find out who is present. Simple cases are sometimes resolved at this point.
After Roll Call, Child Support staff may speak with parties (you) privately to discuss your case.
If the parties reach an agreement, our staff will prepare a legal Stipulation. Once signed by all parties, the hearing will be dismissed.
If the parties cannot reach an agreement, they will have a hearing and a chance to speak with the commissioner.
Court can sometimes last all day. Please be prepared to be in court until the end of the day.