The division is available by phone, email or in-person appointments only. Drop box is open 7:30 AM to 5 PM and phone hours are 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 4 PM.
For your convenience, there are drop boxes located at the Vallejo Branch Court and under the stairs on the second floor in the Hall of Justice in Fairfield, for dropping filing documents.
Fairfield Drop Box
Hours: 7:30 AM – 5 PM
During the hours listed above, you may drop your papers for filing into the drop box at the family law clerks office located at the Hall of Justice in Fairfield.
Your papers will be file-stamped with the same date that they were placed into the drop box.
If your filing requires a fee, please securely attach a check, do not attach cash to your documents.
If you want an endorsed-filed copy returned to you, include an extra copy of your documents and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
If an envelope is not provided, your copies will be available for thirty (30) days in the pickup box located in the clerk’s office.
Vallejo Drop Box
Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Documents are considered filed on the date they are placed in the dropbox.
Documents placed in the dropbox prior to 11:30 AM will be returned to Vallejo for pickup by 12 noon the following business day.
If you need your documents sooner, you may request to pick them up in Fairfield. Please attach a note to inform the clerk. Your documents may be picked up in Fairfield 8 AM – 2 PM at the following location:
Family Law Clerk’s Office 600 Union Avenue Fairfield, CA
If you would like an endorsed-filed copy mailed to you, please include an extra copy, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Securely attach any fees due and do not attach cash.