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Real help for people involved in child custody -- initial determination of custody or change of custody -- or divorce. This listing of individuals, groups, companies, services, organizations and professionals can make a difference today. Just starting or starting over -- this is the place to begin.


Archer Investigations     (310) 260-5901       info@ArcherPI.com

A full service private investigation agency located in Los Angeles and Southern California providing confidential investigations nationwide and internationally.


Win Your Child Custody War 13th Edition, Pub Date 2011 Shipping Now!

Over 800 triple-columned pages of vital information about fighting for custody of your children. This book is for parents facing a vicious or dangerous person on the other side.

Topics include your child having an attorney of his or her own, who must listen to the child's wishes, admit-deny to pin down the lies once and for all, how to keep your job from losing your child custody case, home study, psychological evaluation, false accusations of child abuse, dealing with real child abuse, Parental Alienation Syndrome, how to turn hearsay into documented evidence, hiring a great attorney and grounds for suing a bad one, the difference between issues and non-issues, how to produce contact logs that will help rather than hurt your case and much more. In most cases the other parent does not win custody you lose custody. This book won't let that happen to you. Information about fathers' rights, mothers' rights, grandparent rights and attorneys. This manual has been on the market longer, and is updated more often, than any other available. Click here to see how parents, grandparents and professionals Praise this manual. For people going through a divorce or the never-married parent. This is not a cheap download. It is an expensive manual. It costs less than 1/2 hour with a good attorney and gives you hundreds and more topics than any other product.  Available at Amazon.com the biggest,  Google the fastest delivery, and PayPal the most popular. Click here to see the YouTube Clip


As a bipolar mother I will never have custody of my children. That is the hardest thing I had to accept. Parenting at a Distance helps me send them activities that will help them remember me with some happy memories. I am getting better and they are getting older. Some day there will be an opportunity for us to sit together. I will tell them how much joy I found in putting together their projects and I hope they will be able to tell me how much they enjoyed my efforts. Really a good book. Meghan Morris --Letter to the publisher

Parenting at a Distance, has been a great resource for me. At first the mother of my son didn't want to help me communicate with the kids. The fact that I had a plan for contact with them and was consistent won her over. I think she gets as much a kick out of the seeing what will be in the next package as the boys do. Ken Richards --Weekend Fathers Newsletter Product Description
When the children in your heart don't live in your home, Parenting at a Distance offers you interesting ways to stay in touch and keep the lines of communication open.


    National Headquarters, POB 129, Manhassett, NY, 11030 (516) 482-6378
    At this site get all of the free articles and research you can download! The National Coalition of Free Men (NCFM) is a non-profit educational organization that examines the way sex discrimination affects men. It also tries to raise public consciousness about little known, but important, topics dealing with the male experience. NCFM sponsors a variety of "men's rights" projects and publishes "Transitions: Journal of Men's Perspectives", six times a year. Please JOIN and support our efforts. Without a special interest group our voices will not get heard. 

Fathers Are Forever
    Post Office Box 4338, Canoga Park CA 91308-4338   (818) 566-3368

How To Go To Visitation Without Throwing Up      

How To Go To Visitation Without Throwing Up is a book for young children about coping with regular visitation to separate parents, especially long-distance visitation. Written in very simple language arising from the point of view of a young boy who had a hard time adjusting to the stress of traveling back and forth to visit his mother. How To Go To Visitation Without Throwing Up offers more than just a mere advisory text - it has point-by-point observations, travel safety tips, and numerous fun activities to pass the travel time. Click here to see the Table of Contents. How To Go To Visitation Without Throwing Up is highly recommended reading, and a great resource for any parent having to take a child on a long-distance trip to visit friends and relations.  Available at Amazon.com By an 11-year-old Author for other kids.



ParentingTime.net

ParentingTime.net is a unique online service that can help you win custody, change custody, or reduce child support. ParentingTime is used every day by thousands of parents and families worldwide. ParentingTime is an online custody calendar that allows you to easily schedule and track parenting time as well as monitor compliance with your custody arrangement. Find out more here, or try the Demo to experience ParentingTime for yourself.


Stepfamily Association of America
    4453 Via Pinzon, Palos Verdes Estates CA 90274-1557 (310) 375-8438
    6240 Maryland Dr, Los Angeles CA 90048-4738 (213) 935-7529

Asiavest International Investigators            (646) 514-4508

    4520 Maywood Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90058

    International private investigators with offices in Los Angeles, Taipei, and Beijing. Specializing in international child abductions, and international surveillance. 



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Coalition for the Restoration of Parental Rights                       (949) 589-7460
    31441A Santa Margarita Pkwy #146, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    We are a large body of parents both intact and "non intact" against Grandparent Visitation. These grandparents that sue for the rights to visit their grandchildren are using these statutes to gain control of our families with devastating results. Our children are suffering from this devastation under the threat of putting their parents in jail if these visits do not occur. If you are being sued by grandparent's, please visit our web site above. Every State Supreme Court challenge occurring today is being overturned. Grandparents who sue are making no lasting impact on their grandchildren by challenging their adult children (parents) in court. 

State of California Child Support Self-Help

Child support is the amount of money that a court orders a parent or both parents to pay every month to help pay for the support of the child (or children) and the child's living expenses.

Every county has a family law facilitator who will help you for free to:

  1. Prepare forms;
  2. Explain court procedures for getting and changing child support orders;
  3. Calculate child support using the guideline, if you have the necessary financial information; and
  4. Explain how the court makes child support decisions.

The Ex-Wives Club.com
    A pro-family, online community dedicated to divorced and divorcing women. A safe haven for second wives and stepmoms who face issues relating to divorce, remarriage, stepparenting, and child custody.

Division 31 Child Welfare Services Program, Policies and Procedures 
    To everyone who is having problems dealing with Children's Protective Services in California. If you presently have a case with CPS, and IF you believe that your rights are being violated or that the social workers are NOT handling your case correctly, you CAN take action that MAY help your case. Please write to: Attn: Bill Lamb Children's Services Operations Bureau 744 P St., M.S. 19-90 Sacramento, CA 95814

    Bill Lamb is the Chief of the Children's Services Operations Bureau and he can be trusted. Mr. Lamb is particularly interested in cases in Contra Costa County - in fact, he is diligently searching for ONE case that has been handled correctly in Co. Co. County. Please be advised that Mr. Lamb can not SOLVE or PUT AN END to your case, but he can investigate it and advise the appropriate agency of where they are making mistakes and perhaps act as a mediator in some cases. If you believe that your civil rights are being violated, Mr. Lamb can also have your case reviewed by a Civil Rights Agency at your request.

    Division 31 - The Child Welfare Services Program, Manual of Policies and Procedures. This is the CPS Bible. These are the guidelines that CPS MUST follow, and it is available FREE OF CHARGE. You can also receive automatic updates every time the manual is revised. When ordering a copy of the manual for yourself, it might be a good idea to request an extra copy as you will probably run into someone else who could use a copy of it too. The fact that you ordered a copy of Division 31 will NOT be reported to your county agency. It takes about two weeks to receive a copy and is generally sent via UPS.  (916) 445-2890


National Congress for Fathers and Children 
    9454 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 207, Beverly Hills, CA 90212  (800) SEE-DADS (310) 247-6051

California Alliance for the Mentally Ill           (916) 567-0163
1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 475, Sacramento, CA 95825-8541
    The NAMI Consumer and Family Guide to Schizophrenia Treatment1 gives patients and families information about treatment that has been shown to work. While other interventions may also be helpful, an extensive body of research, analyzed by leading experts in schizophrenia, shows that the treatments and services. The first step in identifying the best treatment for you or your loved one is getting the right diagnosis. These treatment recommendations presume an accurate diagnosis of schizophrenia.

Michael Levittan, Ph.D.              310-556-2050          Fax: 310-556-0252
10350 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste. 310
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Dr. Michael Levittan is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice and Expert Witness with specialties in Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Child Custody, Child Abuse, Relationship Issues, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Levittan lectures and teaches seminars at UCLA Extension, Loyola Marymount University, L.A. Superior Court, U.S. Marines, Women's Shelters, and the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists. Dr. Levittan consults for the L.A. Times, Inside Edition, Golf Magazine, In-Touch Magazine, Riverside Press, etc., has been published in the CA. Workplace Violence Prevention Journal and the CA. Association of Batterers' Intervention Providers newsletter, and has presented several papers at the Intl Conference on Family Violence.


Wallis & Associates California Divorce and Child Custody Specialists     (626) 974-1778
1073 N. Grand Ave., Ste. 116, Covina, CA 91724
jwallis@wallis-associates.com

No lawyers - saves you money! We handle matters in Immigration,
Divorce, Child Custody/Support/Visitation, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7/13),
Estate Planning (Wills, Living Trusts), Restraining Orders, Evictions,
& Name Change. Our fees never exceed $500.


Kids Craft of the Month Club

The books Parenting at a Distance and Win Your Child Custody War recommend that you send something to your children if they don't live in your home. Even if your get to speak to your children on a regular basis it is best to communicate on several levels. Most children don't get much mail and it would add richness to your child's life. Using a subscription or to a craft of the month club to help you stay in touch with your children is a great help. Older children may prefer a magazine subscription or book of the month club.


Forenpsych Services         (818) 597-1975 Fax: (818) 597-1975
5737 Kanan Rd. #147, Agoura, CA 91301

Dr. Rybicki has over 25 years experience in providing evaluations and testimony in forensic matters such as child custody disputes, personal injury & PTSD cases, assessment for insanity pleas & competency to stand trial. He is licensed in Washington, California, Illinois, and Indiana. He has provided over 250 instances of trial testimony along with additional deposition testimony and offering of declarations to the Court. Dr. Rybicki can provide case-specific expert testimony as well as more generic psychological expertise testimony on a variety of topics including chemical dependency, suggestibility of witnesses, child witness testimony, issues of parent-child alienation, battered spouse syndrome, work fitness evaluation, child sexual abuse, and psychological testing. His areas of expertise include: abuse, child psychological trauma, competence for trial, criminal responsibility, dangerousness assessment, drug abuse, family issues, fitness for duty, insanity pleas, psychology, PTSD, and substance abuse.


M. Nair and Associates           562-493-2218
433 N. Camden Drive #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Dr. Nair's current appointments include, Vice Pres. Am Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, Faculty, Judicial Council State of CA. UCLA Faculty-Forensic and Child Psychiatry.
Dr. Nair's current appointments include, Vice Pres. Am Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, Faculty, Judicial Council State of CA. UCLA Faculty-Forensic and Child Psychiatry.


Maria T. Lymberis, MD, Inc               310-451-3152            Fax: 310-454-1039
1500 Montana Av, #204
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine. Over 30 years of experience in adult, child/adolescent psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Over 20 years experience in Forensic Psychiatry focusing on divorce/custody evaluations, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, psychiatric ethics and psychiatric malpractice. Since 1978 expert medical consultant for the Medical Board of California performing fitness for duty evaluations, record review, peer reviews and supervision of psychiatrists under probation.


Licensing Division, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services         (800) 952-5210
400 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    The Bureau of Security and Investigative Services administers the Private Investigator Act, Private Security Services Act, Collateral Recovery Act, Alarm Company Act, and Locksmith Act. It licenses or registers private investigators, private patrol operators and their uniformed employees (security guards), security training facilities and instructors, repossessors, repossessor employees, alarm companies and their employees (alarm agents), and locksmiths.  

Fathers' Rights Organization 
    1212 N Broadway # 133, Santa Ana CA 92701-3440  (714) 543-0585

Emergency

If you believe another person is a threat to themselves or someone else, please contact your local police department or any other relevant government agency.

  1. Please dial 911 for an emergency or contact your local Police Department.
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  3. FBI Information on how to contact your local FBI office.
  4. CIA Provides information on how to contact the CIA.


Grandparents Winning Custody of Grandchildren: A Grandparent's Story of Success

Neil and Gail Gallagher are winners in the fight to gain custody of your grandchildren. They truly are the voice of the children. Because of their 4 year quest to protect their grandchildren, they know the legal obstacles and challenges you may encounter along the way. They have been through the process and pain and their story and struggles will inspire you to press ahead and never quit in your quest for answers. In Gail's new book Grandparents Winning Custody Of Grandchildren, you will find the information you need in your quest to rescue your grandchildren.


Has a new marriage suddenly thrown step-siblings into the already frenzied mix of your blended family? If so, you’re likely to have your hands full: Managing a bigger family, warding off negative emotions, and making sure all the kids get along. But fear not, help is just a click away in the form of clinical social worker Debra Burrell, who shares her expert tips with Debbie.

 


Griffin & Wong
    San Diego Office (619) 294-9852
    2870 Fourth Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92103
    Hemet Office (909) 929-6088
    330 N. Juanita Street, Hemet, CA 92543

    Supervised Visitation, Supervised Exchange for people involved in child custody and divorce, New Client Phone Screenings, Parenting/Co-parenting Class Facilitated Co-parenting Meetings.


Child Custody Witness Guide for Deposition or in Court
    Essential to giving the testimony you need to give. Critical for the witnesses you are counting on. Important for all types of cases and essential for child custody and divorce cases. You only get one chance to protect your fathers rights, mothers rights or grandparent rights in court. Avoid the tricks and traps of questioning. This books fast easy solution will let you watch the effectiveness of your case skyrocket! This book is 5 1/2" X 9" with more than 230 pages.

Law Offices of Adam N. Gurley 
       615 John Muir Drive, #D717, San Francisco, CA 94132

    Qualified and Affordable San Francisco Bay Area attorney will fight aggressively for your rights in divorce and all family law matters. No retainer required for certain cases. Please call or email now for a free consultation.                  
    Tel. (415) 334-8439    Fax (415) 354-3289  


Dear Judge,          Reviews              Buy Now!
    This book can reassure parents doing the right things, and has opened the hearts of an angry, self-centered parents, allowing them to put the needs of the children before their own desires. Parents often think they know what is going on in the hearts of their children, and are stunned to discover how much children see, hear and know. Get this book to see how children express their concerns. Give this book to someone who needs to know how the children feel. You will see your children in these letters. The letters are funny, sad, happy, hopeful and amazing.   Click here to see the YouTube clip. This book is has 190 letters. PayPal   Google

Janene R. Weber   Attorney at Law  
(559) 445-9074 / 559-233-7718
2014 Tulare St. Suite 606 Fresno, CA 93721
weberlaw@justice.com 

CPS Attorney in Fresno, California. Specializing in Representation in CPS Cases for Parents, Grandparents, and Foster Parents. Family Law Matter Consultations and document preparation for Divorce, Custody and
Support Matters


California Association of Licensed Investigators 
    908 21st Street / Sacramento CA 95814

    With nearly 1,700 members, the California Association of Licensed Investigators is the largest private investigator association in the world. Our goals are to advance the profession of investigator and security professionals. Association goals are met through educational programs and through aggressively advocating the needs of our profession in the government and state legislature. (916) 441-5444 (800) 350-CALI


Men's Rights Inc 
    Post Office Box 163180, Sacramento CA 95816-9180  (916) 484-7333

F-A-C-T-S 
    P.O. Box 5491 Stocton, CA 95205

    Offers internet resources for those who are being falsely accused of child abuse. Also provides a toll free number to call if you just want someone to listen to your situation. 
    (888) 269-2474



Yanez & Associates  714-665-6600

If you are in the middle of a divorce and have questions regarding visitation with your child it is important to speak with a legal profession. For further information you may contact a family law attorney who can assist you with your family law matter.

Visitation will be decided by a court order. The parents may have joint custody and visitation with their child dependent on what is in the child’s best interest. In addition, once visitation is determined for both parties we will be able to determine child support. Child support will be dependent upon the amount of time both parties spend with the child.


Frangadakis Corporation    408-354-4992
    15466 Los Gatos Blvd. #109-181, Los Gatos, CA 95032

    Specializing in Real Estate sales and appraisals of single family residences in the Santa Clara County. Expert witness for the Santa Clara County Court System. I come highly recommended by several Judges in the San Jose Family Law Courts. A majority of my business is from Divorce Attorney's.

Equal Rights for Fathers  (916) 246-3160
    2417 Cliff Dr, Redding CA 96001-2601 

Lynda Green Marriage and Family Therapist  (310) 476-1500
    11911 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 270, Los Angeles, CA 90049

    A psychotherapist specializing in relationships including couples therapy, divorce support groups as well as mixed groups dealing with the integration of re-identifying the self, possible change in life style, and a processing of the feelings. Also deal with families in crisis having to do with the devastation of child custody and divorce. Currently the divorce support group which meets one night per week, has openings in as well as several openings in a men's group dealing with divorce.   


The Fathers' Rights and Equality Exchange  (500) FOR-DADS
    F.R.E.E.[tm] works to gain equality for fathers during divorce and child custody proceedings using a three prong approach. The prongs are support, education, and legislation. F.R.E.E.[tm] volunteers man the phones, and return calls to dads, letting them know that they are not alone. F.R.E.E.[tm] provides associates with up-to-date information via its website and electronic mail updates. F.R.E.E.[tm] makes available, in one central location, additional resources, including books and videotapes. F.R.E.E.[tm] provides referrals to, and consultations by, father-friendly attorneys.

Mason-McDermott & Associates 
(760) 949-8043 (760) 949-6812
    13466 Mesquite #1206, Hesperia, CA 92345

    Private Licensed Investigator (PII7572), Administrative Law Consultants. We are top-notch in administrative law and dealing with CPS.


Child Custody Case Management Forms  2010 Edition.

Chapters include forms that will help you 'Get a Handle on Your Situation', deal with 'The Professionals', institute and maintain control, 'Case management', and give you 'Examples of Legal Forms'. Fathers Rights and Mothers Rights groups encourage dads and moms to use the 'Incident Report Forms' and an observer to defuse potentially explosive confrontations. The 'Condition of the Child Form' is excellent for creating a paper trail to prove real charges or disprove false abuse charges. Other forms include Contact Problem and Incident List, Evidence to Disprove Statements, Equipment & Service Options, Witness Practice - Review, Evaluating the professionals, Authorization for Child’s Medical Care, Temporary Delegation of Parental Authority, Trip Permission. Essential to the effective management of the most important event in your life. The control you gain and maintain can help with child custody or divorce. This book is 8 1/2" X 11" and contains more than 360 examples and forms. Click here to see the entire Table of Contents. 


The Hands-On Guide to Surviving Adult Children Living at Home

If you're faced with the frustration of dealing with adult children moving home -- or kids who never left it-- even though they are in their late 20s, 30s, or even 40s, you need to know you're not alone.
Many move home with their children and significant others.
The truth is nearly 25 million adult children are living with their parents in the U.S. alone. A recent Canadian census showed that, of kids aged 20 to 29, 44% live with their parents!
While it's nice to think that families with adult children living with parents can always get along like they do on TV, the fact is that having adult children return home -- also called boomerang kids -- can put a ton of stress on you and your partner.


Jane Schooler   (858) 350-4305

12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200,  San Diego,  California  92130
janeschooler@att.net
Leading San Diego divorce and child custody mediator offers information about mediation costs, role of the mediator and numerous articles.


Nolo Press Occidental California  (800) 464-5502 (707) 874-3105
    Wide selection of self help law books including child custody and divorce.

Corporate Protection Professionals, Inc.   
650-571-6986
    P.O. Box 4462, San Francisco/Burlingame, Ca 94011-4462

    Leader in: VIP/Executive Protection, Guard Services, private investigations and education and training, specialist: crisis management, workplace violence, employee termination, investigations.


Family Law Action Council 
    Post Office Box 3213, Berkeley CA 94703-0213  (510) 841-7839

The Intelligence Company Inc.
Post Office Box 11486, Santa Ana, CA 92711-1486
    Top Private Investigator has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, NBC Nightly News, numerous other newspapers and news broadcasts. From the most simple of matters to the most complex, this is what others have said: "Your help has been unbelievable"; "You have really gone beyond the call of duty on so many occasions"; "Although efforts were made to stop this, little or nothing happened until you came into the picture"; "I am convinced that without his professionalism, experience, quality investigation, the case would have been difficult to prosecute"; "I wish that the police officers I deal with on a daily basis were as thorough and conscientious as Mr. Sitren"; "Thank you for what you have done, I will refer your services to everyone I know".   T(949) 666-7566 F(949) 666-7566

California Divorce Law


Dads Against Discrimination   
(209) 523-2568
    Post Office Box 4033, Modesto CA 95352

California Case Law
Findlaw, in partnership with AccessLaw, provides free access to California court opinions from 1934 to present. Search by keyword, citation, party name, or docket number. Or, browse recent decisions by date; or browse individual volumes of the official reporters.

While case law via this service contains helpful jump citations to the official reporter, it should not be considered an official source of California case law.


Vanished Children's Alliance     (408) 971-4822
    1407 Parkmoor Ave Ste 200, San Jose CA 95126

Center for Mediation and Counseling 
864B Southampton Road, PMB172, Benicia, California 94510
    Great links for women.
The Center for Mediation and Counseling provides an opportunity, for those family members involved in separation issues, to experience constructive and compassionate connections. Our services include, but are not limited to, child custody and time share schedule parenting plans; contracts between parent-teen in working through conflicts and providing the proper forum for adults to engage in healthy and respectful communication regarding their children. Services are available online, telephone conference calls and on site (Benicia, California offices).  T(707) 428-0228 F(707) 751-0314

Men Achieving Liberty & Equality 
    243 Rosemont Ave, Pasadena CA 91103-3551  (818) 577-1540

Killers & Boosters for Child Custody Cases
    (Attitude Adjustment for Child Custody Case Litigants)

    Advice is usually given by people without the real information or life experience, with the right intention at the wrong time. With this book you can take advice when you want it and ready to hear it. You can act on what you have learned, mull it over or discard the advice altogether without interference. This book will not allow you to give the opposition power you might imagine but that they do not really have or let you allow others to diminish the importance you play in your children's lives. Divorce is never easy, this will help. This book has been called 'Chicken Soup' for the Child Custody Case. It will help a lot and it certainly can't hurt. This book is 5 1/2" X 9" and has more than 1,700 entries. Click here to see more information. 


California Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc. 
    121 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262

    We can provide you with: Helpline services; public awareness programs through educational presentations to the community and professionals; responsible gaming policies to the gaming industry, and information services on problem and compulsive gambling.  (760) 320-0234 (800) 322-8748


Nightingale Counseling Center  
    16960 E. Bastanchury Rd. Suite J, Yorba Linda, Calif. 92886

    Author of 'My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They're Getting Divorced', a fantasy story/workbook to help children ages 5-11 learn about and cope with divorce and child custody. The book follows a mermaid and a knight and their four children through the challenges of divorce. In reading the story and doing the workbook pages, children learn to how to appropriately express their anger and fears and that divorce is not their fault. They also learn problem solving tools to answer questions such as: "What do I do if one of my parents is talking bad about the other?" "What can I do if one of my parents is breaking a court order?" and "How can I feel comfortable in two homes?" It is a wonderful book to read with a child facing the pain of their parents' divorce.  (800) 9 HELP2U


Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights
9903 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 267, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    A nonprofit corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the civil and inalienable human rights of non-custodial parents and their families. Divorce and child custody actions are not fair for the children or the non-custodial parent. We believe that many aspects of the current and proposed laws concerning visitation, custody and child support enforcement violate the constitutional rights of all non-custodial parents. We also believe that it is in the "best interest of the child" to have equal access to both parents, and that shared custody arrangements that specify 50/50 joint physical custody should be the presumption in Family Law. We are not affiliated with any other organization or group. Our membership lists are kept strictly confidential and are never sold or rented for any reason.

Fathers Support Group 
    6039 Rancho Mission Rd # 103, San Diego CA 92108-2328  (619) 225-0550

Dads in Family Court
    As pro-active fathers, we are determined to reform the legal, economic, and sociological aspects of Family Law. The main forum focuses on information sharing and substantial viewpoints. We critically discuss case law and strategy, as well as the roles of psychologists, mediators, attorneys, judges, and legislators. Our GOAL: an open collaborative network empowered by collective experience / knowledge, ultimately to benefit our sons and daughters.

Joint Custody Association 
    10606 Wilkins Ave, Los Angeles CA 90024-5818  (310) 475-5352

Kids Deserve Dads' Sharing (Kidds)
    Post Office Box 1513, Pleasanton CA 94566-0151    (510) 443-6579

Center of Men's Studies 
    2490 Channing Way #412, Berkeley CA 94704-2249  (510) 549-0537

Single Parent Association 
    Remember...you're not alone, we're here to help!  (800) 704-2102 (602) 788-5511

Fathers' Network

Post Office Box 800 Ncd, San Anselmo CA 94979-0800    (415) 453-2839


Parents for Equal Custody 

2721 E Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale CA 91206-3111   (818) 242-7140


Find the Children

11811 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90064-1113


Fairness of Fathers Inc

13961 Willow Ln Ste 105, Westminster CA 92683-2931   (714) 894-3411


Equality Nationwide of Unwed Fathers 

4230 Del Rey Ave Ste 334, Marina Del Rey CA 90292-5686  (310) 821-4581


Fathers United of Equal Justice 

Post Office Box 11602, Santa Ana CA 92711-1602  (714) 542-3100


National Organization of Women
    Check out our Action Alerts and please take action NOW…YOU can make a difference. We have listed a number of other links to feminist resources/sites on the Web that we find very useful. Looking forward to hearing from you and meeting you at one of our actions, events, or meetings.

Fathers of America  (310) 836-1997

Post Office Box 3075, Santa Monica CA 90408-3075 


Children's Rights Council of Ca  (415) 365-4727

Post Office Box 3195, Redwood City CA 94064-3195 


Human Rights Grandparents - Grandchildren   (818) 799-2277

1421 Pasqualito Dr, San Marino CA 91108


Parents Without Partners
    The problems are many in bringing up our children alone, contending with the emotional conflicts of divorce, never-married, separation or widowhood. PWP Inc. is the only international organization that provides real help in the way of discussions, professional speakers, study groups, publications and social activities for families and adults. Through the exchange of ideas and companionship, we hope to further our common welfare and the well-being of our children.

Equal Rights of Fathers

54 Oak Ave, South San Francisco CA 94080-3267   (415) 952-4028


Men's Rights Association 

1731 Wright Ave, Sunnyvale CA 94087  (408) 739-8465


Marriage Encounter
    Assemblies of God Marriage Encounter
    Baptist Marriage Encounter
    Episcopal Marriage Encounter
    Jewish Marriage Enhancement
    International Lutheran Marriage Encounter
    Methodist Marriage Encounter
    Roman Catholic Marriage Encounter
    Seventh-Day Adventist Marriage Encounter

    Marriage Encounter, is a weekend away from home, family and responsibilities where in a comfortable, secluded environment a couple is guided in the discovery of new techniques of communicating and sharing with one another. It is not a retreat, but it is a program designed to give couples the opportunity to examine their lives together, their weaknesses and strong points, their attitudes toward each other and toward their families. Couples are given the opportunity to look at themselves, privately with their partner in an honest, face-to-face, heart-to-heart encounter.

    Engaged Encounter, is a weekend experience designed to help couples prepare personally and as a couple for marriage. The focus is on the marriage, not on the wedding. "A wedding is a day ... a marriage is a lifetime." Couples are shown communication and decision-making techniques they can use throughout their lifetime together. Engaged Encounter is specifically designed for quiet reflection and discussion by each couple. It is a positive, simple, common-sense experience between two people who are either seriously considering engagement, engaged or recently married. At no time will the couple be asked to share their private experiences with the group.


National Coalition of Free Men
    The Public Hearing Room includes testimony and speeches before public bodies. This material provides excellent examples of how NCFM is representing you. ...And, it demonstrates how you can get involved in the political process in a meaningful way by joining in with NCFM. Publications listed and summarized here are available through the U.S. mail. Topics include effects of language on male behavior, discrimination against men in criminal court and more.

National Long Distance Relationship Building Institute 801-224-4494
    148 West 4750 North, Provo, UT 84604
    Dads at a Distance is a free website that contains activities to help noncustodial fathers to maintain and strengthen relationships with their children when they are apart.  

NO BULLY website
    This site is part of the Telecom/Police STOP BULLYING Campaign. Spot and Bo are here to show you around the site. You can hang out with Bo and his friends and play the No Bully game, and he's got lots of other useful stuff for kids. Spot can help you to find out about support services in your community and ways that adults can help kids to deal with bullying.

    This site originates in New Zealand but addresses a world wide problem. Telecom is the major sponsor of Police programs which help young New Zealanders to avoid becoming offenders or victims of crime. The programs encourage children and young people to act safely and confidently to protect themselves and their property, and avoid drug abuse. Telecom supports the Police because we recognize it is the responsibility of all New Zealanders to allow our children and young people to grow up in a safe and healthy environment.


IRS Forms & Publications
    The latest IRS publications and forms with instructions for download in the various formats.

Child Support Department of Social Services   (800) 952-5253 (916) 654-1212

Child Support Management Bureau
744 P Street, Mail Station 9-011, Sacramento, CA 95814


Child Support Collection Center for Enforcement   (310) 399-6776

1009 Abbot Kinney, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Email: ai552@lafn.org


Law Enforcement Agencies
    The Police Officer's Internet Directory

American Psychiatric Association
American Psychoanalytic Association
    The American Psychoanalytic Association is a professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States. The Association is comprised of Affiliate Societies and Training Institutes in many cities and has about 3,000 individual members. We are a Regional Association of the International Psychoanalytical Association.

American Psychological Association  202-336-5500
    750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 

American Society of Addiction Medicine 
301-656-3920
    4601 North Park Ave, Arcade Suite 101, Chevy Chase, M.D. 20815

    "The nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism or other addictions." 


Center for Mental Health Services
    Site includes; Search, What's New, Newsroom, Funding, Kids Area, Español, Databases, Mental Health at HHS, Calendar, Publications, Catalog, Mental Health Information, Professionals, Links and About CMHS

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder   (800) 233-4050 (301) 306-7070
    8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785

    CHADD Works To Improve the Lives of People With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Through Education, Advocacy, and Support. We the People, Building Partnerships Through Education, Advocacy, Support and Research.


Children Now
    We work to improve the quality of news and entertainment media both for children and about children's issues.

Court Appointed Special Advocates
    A safe, permanent home isn't something a child should only dream about. Almost half a million children in the United States live in foster care, meant to be a temporary haven. They have been removed from their homes, not because they did anything wrong, but because they've been abused or neglected.
    One judge had an idea to help these children find a way into safe, permanent homes more quickly. His idea was CASA...

Internet Mental Health
    Knowledge must be shared. Our goal is to improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness throughout the world. Introduction Our purpose; helpful tips; how to contact us. Disorders The 52 most common mental disorders including: description, diagnosis, treatment, and research findings. Medications The 67 most common psychiatric drugs including: indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse effects, overdose, dosage, and research findings.

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
    You Can Help Find a Cure Right now, there is not enough money to support the many important scientific projects that are paving the way for the cures for psychiatric illness. You can help. Government employees... Designate your United Way and/or CFC #1196 on your campaign's pledge card. Corporate campaigns and matching gift programs can increase the size of your gifts to NARSAD. Thank you for your support.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
    Site/Web Search Databases, Research Briefs, Latest Research, Conference Calendar, Workplace Issues, Resources & Referrals, Related Links, What's New, Alcohol & Drug Facts, On-Line Catalog, Funding/Grants, Online Forums, Kids Area

National Depressive and Mani-Depressive Association  800-826-3632
    The National Depressive & Manic- Depressive Association would like to welcome you to our home page. It is full of helpful information from education to advocacy to support and much more. 

Stand For Children     (800) 663-4032 (202) 234-0095
    1834 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009

    Until every child goes to school "Ready to Learn, Ready to Succeed," America's promise will never be realized. What does it mean for every child to be "Ready to Learn, Ready to Succeed?" In addition to caring and supportive parents, it takes quality and affordable: health coverage, child care, out-of-school activities, education, and violence-free communities. How can you take action to support our children? Join Stand For Children and become part of a growing nationwide grassroots voice for children. Email your Members of Congress to Stand For Children on specific issues. Share your thoughts, and read what others have to say, on issues affecting children. Sign the Stand For Children pledge. 


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Legislative Counsel Find California Code

California Courts and Judicial System


The State Bar of California 
555 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102  (415) 561-8200

Family Law Section


California Bar Association Members Online
    Type in the first name, last name, middle initial, or attorney's license number and this search will tell you: Attorneys Member# , Attorneys Name, if the attorney is an Active Member or not, inform you that, Only active members may practice law in California, list the attorneys Address, Phone, Fax, Email, when the attorney was, Admitted to the bar in California, and where they attended law school. For additional information regarding anyone listed, please call the Membership Records Inquiry Line at (415) 561-8877 or (213) 765-1000

Marcia Baucom Attorney at Law  714-953-0686
    1820 E. 17th St., Santa Ana, California 92705
    Family law matters including child support enforcement defense or child custody. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Legal Aid Attorneys:

Alameda County, CA Legal Assistance for Seniors (510) 832-3040


Legal Services of Northern California 
    In Chico serving the counties of Butte, Glenn, Plumas, and Tehama.  (916) 345-9491

San Andreas Calaveras County Legal Services
    Free legal aid for qualifying persons.   (209) 754-3114

Contra Costa Legal Assistance for the Elderly (415) 374-3713
Contra Costa Legal Services Foundation
(510) 233-9954
South Lake Tahoe Voluntary Action Center
(916) 541-2611
Volunteer Legal Services Program 
    In Fresno serving the counties of Fresno and Merced (pro bono); and the counties of Fresno, Merced, and Tuolumne. (209) 441-1611

Humboldt Legal Center (707) 826-3824
Redwood Legal Assistance
(707) 445-0866
Volunteer Attorneys Program of Kern County
(805) 325-5943
Los Angeles county Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California
(213) 748-2022
Bell Legal Services Program
(213) 773-1596
Burbank Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service and Legal Aid
(818) 843-0931
City of Santa Fe Springs Legal Services   (310) 692-0261
    Serving Santa Fe Springs residents and neighboring communities: Rico Ruera, Norwalk, Los Nietos and unincorporated areas. 

Los Angeles County Community Legal Services (310) 864-9935
El Rescate Legal Services
(213) 387-3284
Pacoima Family Law Center
(818) 834-7506
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law 
(213) 298-0215
    Serving the Greater Los Angeles area. The program provides client services through advice and counsel and preparation of pleadings in family law cases. 

Los Angeles Inner City Law Center (213) 891-2880
LAFLA/Mexican American Bar Association
(213) 266-6550
Torrance Lawyer Reference Service 
  (213) 320-9350
    Serving the southwest Superior court district. 

Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach Co-Counsel Project (213) 435-3501
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
(213) 964-7950 ext. 2116
Legal Services Program Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley 
(909) 622-7455
    Serving the greater San Gabriel Valley area extending from Pasadena through the San Gabriel Valley to and including the Pomona Valley.

East and Northeast Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (213) 266-2690
Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers Domestic Violence Project
(213) 624-3665
Los Angeles Free Clinic
(213) 655-2697
Los Angeles County Public Counsel
(213) 385-2977
San Fernando Valley Bar Lawyer Referral Service
818-906-3200
San Gabriel Valley Lawyer Referral Service
(818) 966-5530
Santa Monica Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
(213) 451-5633
Volunteer Counseling and Assistance Project  (213) 435-3501
    Serving the southern part of Los Angeles county. Includes 4 projects: Bankruptcy Program (contract); Courthouse Domestic Violence (contract); Wills on Wheels (12 attorneys); and Co-counsel Project (5 attorneys).

Legal Aid of Marin (415) 492-0230
Pro Bono Panel Lake & Mendocino Bar Associations c/o Redwood Legal Assistance
(707) 462-1471
Redwood Legal Assistance Southern Office
(707) 462-1471
Mono County Bar Association Legal Advice and Referral Clinic
(619) 934-7515
Monterey California Rural Legal Assistance
(408) 757-5221
Monterey County Pro Bono Program
(408) 375-0505
Napa County Legal Assistance Private Attorney Involvement Program
(707) 255-4933
Nevada County Legal Assistance
(916) 272-6064
Orange County Public Law Center
(714) 541-1010
Auburn Legal Services of Northern California
(916) 823-7560
Indio Desert Bar Pro Bono Publico Program
(619) 342-1591
Inland Empire Latino Lawyer Association, Inc.
(714) 369-3009
    Serving the counties of Riverside and San Bernadino.

Public Service Law Corporation Riverside County Bar Association (909) 682-7968
Asian Legal Services of Sacramento
(916) 446-6760
Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California, Inc.
(916) 444-6760
Sacramento WEAVE Women Escaping A Violent Environment
(916) 920-2952
Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino Inc.
(714) 885-1986
West End Legal Aid Clinic, Inc. (WELAC)  
(714) 945-2822
    In Rancho Cucamonga serving the Alta Loma, Chino, Ontario, and other cities in the west end of San Bernadino county. 

Legal Aid Clinic of Redlands (714) 792-2762
San Diego Legal Clinic for Battered Women
(619) 338-9141
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
(619) 235-5656
San Francisco Legal Action for Women
(415) 558-9628
San Francisco Legal Services for Children
(415) 863-3762
San Francisco Nihonmachi Legal Outreach
(415) 567-6255
Volunteer Legal Services Program of the San Francisco Bar Association 
(415) 764-1616
Serving San Francisco county. Provides services in most areas of civil law through several specialized panels and projects.

National Association of Social Workers>


CA-Birth Rec. 1905-'95  


CA-Public Records Act


CA- State Bar Member Search


California Alliance Against Domestic Violence

926 J Street, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA. 95814
TOLL FREE: (800) 524-4765 (916) 444-7163 (voice) (916) 444-7165 (fax)


Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

1030 N. Ventura Road, Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 983-6014 (voice) (805) 983-6240 (fax)


Statewide California Coalition for Battered Women

P.O. Box 19005, Long Beach, CA 90807-9005
TOLL FREE: (888) 722-2952 (562) 981-1202 (voice) (562) 981-3202



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