Family Court Services Mediation

The Family Court Services (Mediation and Child Custody Recommending Counseling) department is providing LIMITED SERVICES during the court closure.

  • No new appointments will be scheduled for the next few weeks.
  • We will not answer the telephone or listen to our voicemail messages.
  • We may need to reschedule your appointment or give you instructions for participation by telephone or videoconference.
  • If you already have an appointment, and you have questions or concerns, please contact FCS at our email address:
  • PLEASE provide your case number and the full name of the other party in the action in your email.

Thank you for your understanding of these protective actions.

El departamento de Servicios de la Corte Familiar (Consejería de Recomendaciones y custodia de los hijos o Mediación) brinda SERVICIOS LIMITADOS durante el cierre del tribunal.

  • No se programarán nuevas citas para las próximas semanas.
  • No contestaremos el teléfono ni escucharemos mensajes de correo de voz.
  • Es posible que necesitemos reprogramar su cita o darle instrucciones para participar por teléfono o videoconferencia.
  • Si ya tiene una cita y tiene preguntas o inquietudes, comuníquese con FCS a nuestra dirección de correo electrónico:
  • POR FAVOR da su número de caso y el nombre completo de la otra parte en la acción en su correo electrónico.

Gracias por su comprensión de estas acciones de protección.

Have you recently moved or have a change of address please update your information by filling out form MC-040. Please submit to the court through an e-filing service provider (Attorneys are mandated electronic filers) or US mail.

Family Court Services

Third Floor of Monterey Courthouse
1200 Aguajito Road, Room 303
Monterey, CA 93940

Hours: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Phone: (831) 647-5891
Fax: (831) 647-5899

Family Court Services is a department of the Monterey County Superior Court that assists families with child custody, parenting time, and co-parenting. Neutral professionals help with creating custody and visitation plans or reporting facts that are important to the case.