Bay Area Legal Aid provides free legal help for low-income people living in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara

California Judicial Council - Download Forms for Child Support Court Pleadings.

Child Support Guidelines -  The information provided by these calculators is for illustrative purposes only. The information entered may vary from your actual child support payments. The calculated results are not guaranteed to be accurate and are in no way endorsed, offered or guaranteed by the San Mateo County Department of Child Support Services.

CourtCall- If you can not appear in person, you may be able to arrange for a telephonic appearance through the private vendor or call (888) 882-6878. Make sure you arrange your telephonic appearance a few weeks before your court date to allow for the application to be properly processed. Fees may apply.

Family Law Facilitator's Office/Self Help: The office of the Family Law Facilitator provides free general information and referrals to help people who do not have private attorneys. People are seen on a first come, first served basis and space is very limited so be sure to review the hours and arrive before the sign up sheet is posted to ensure you can place your name on the list..

Judicial Council Forms: A link to all judicial council forms in PDF form which can be completed and then filed with the court.

San Mateo County Superior Court

The State Bar of California Lawyer Referral Services: If you need to hire an attorney to handle your case or want to consult an attorney on a potential case, a certified lawyer referral service can put you in touch with a lawyer who can handle your problem. 1-866-442-2529 or 866-44-CA-LAW is an independent entity that offers access to actual child support guideline text and calculators for all fifty (50) states and the District of Columbia.

TurboCourt - is an interactive program that helps you complete forms needed to open or modify a child support case. It may also help you to establish court orders for paternity, child support and medical coverage. TurboCourt was reviewed and approved by the Department of Child Support Services. Fees may apply.

Commonly used Child Support Forms