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Please be advised that due to increasing COVID-19 cases, the Visalia Division Civil/Family Law, Room 201 is closed to walk-ins, appointments are required until further notice.

New Website -

Welcome to the new Tulare County Superior Court website.  Please be advised that the website address has changed.  The new URL is  Please be sure to update your bookmarks accordingly.  

COVID-19 Notice:

Please do not come to the courthouse if you meet the following criteria:

·        Sick with fever, cough, shortness of breath or other COVID-19 related symptoms
·        Recently tested for COVID-19 and waiting for test results
·        Tested positive for COVID-19
·        Had direct exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and told to self-quarantine due to COVID-19

If you meet any of the above criteria, please contact your attorney for your case or call (559) 730-5000 Ext. 110

Family Dispute Resolution

Parent, Guardians, Stepparents and Grandparents

Welcome to the Family Dispute Resolution Orientation.  There are two parts to this orientation. Allow at least 90 minutes to complete. Please do not begin this orientation until you have the time set aside to complete it as you will have to start over in the process if you end before your Intake form is submitted on the last page. If you are taking this orientation for information only, please do not complete the Intake Form which is the second part of the orientation.

If you have been mandated by the Court or requested to complete the orientation by Family Court Services staff, you are required to complete both parts of the Orientation. 

  • Part One: consists of a 52 page PowerPoint orientation that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. 
  • Part Two: consists of completing the Intake Form as instructed on page 52 of the PowerPoint.

To continue, press the button below.

Begin Orientation


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