If you decide to file for divorce in Riverside County, California, your experience will depend entirely on the type of marriage dissolution you are going to have and the way you choose to approach it.The simplest option would be filing for uncontested divorce, and using an online service to do it.

Options for Filing in Riverside County, California

Cost

Timeline

Contested Divorce

$12,000-$30,000 for each spouse.

Hard to predict. Usually around 1 year.

Online Divorce

Under $1,000

The shortest one that divorce laws in California allow.

Uncontested Divorce

Around $5,000

A few months on average.

Free forms

When choosing which Riverside County divorce papers to file, it is important to consider every aspect of your case. Having children or different types of assets and debts will significantly change the set of documents you will be required to submit. You will find some of the common divorce forms required to file in Riverside County, California, below.

***Note that these forms are an example of the documents that you will be required to fill out. In general, the court will oblige you to file more than 15 divorce forms depending on the complexity of your case.***

Couples who cannot reach an agreement on financial, property, and child-related aspects of their divorce will have to file for contested marriage dissolution. The only way they can end their marriage is by hiring lawyers and paying them huge sums for advocating on their behalf.

Those who are in agreement, can file for uncontested divorce in Riverside County, California, either with or without a lawyer. Those who do not want to hire an attorney can save both time and money by getting online divorce in California.

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Divorce Courts in Riverside County, California

Riverside County Superior Court

Court Address:

4050 Main Street, Riverside, California 92501

Phone:

951.777.3147

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Parking Parking is metered on the city streets and handicapped spaces are not designated, but individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space, free of charge. Street metered parking in downtown Riverside on Main Street currently costs 25 cents per 10 minutes, up to four hours max at a time. Parking structures are located at 3535 12th Street, 4090 Lemon Street, or 3964 Orange Street. Various city lots scattered throughout downtown Riverside-click here for map and pricing.

Superior Court

Court Address:

13800 Heacock Street, Bldg. D #201, Moreno Valley, California 92553

Phone:

877.955.3463

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Public parking is located adjacent to the court facility on the south, east, and west sides of the building. Individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.

Superior Court

Court Address:

135 N. Alessandro Road, Banning, California 92220

Phone:

951.572.5408

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Public parking is available in the public lot located across N. Alessandro Road, to the east of the court building. There is one space in this lot designated for handicapped parking. Individuals whose vehicles display a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space. There is no parking structure adjacent to or near the courthouse.

Superior Court

Court Address:

3255 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262

Phone:

760.393.2617

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Ample parking is available in the front of the Palm Springs Court. In addition to designated handicapped spaces, individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.

Superior Court

Court Address:

46-200 Oasis Street, Indio, California 92201

Phone:

760.393.2617

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Public parking is available in close proximity to all the courthouses in the Indio Courthouse complex. A total of 22 handicapped spaces are located near the Larson Justice Center and the Indio Juvenile Court. Individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.

Superior Court

Court Address:

265 N. Broadway, Blythe, California 92225

Phone:

760.775.8500

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Public parking Is located on the north side of the building, where three spaces are designated as handicapped.

Superior Court

Court Address:

30755-D Auld Road, Murrieta, California 92563

Phone:

951.704.7634

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Parking is available in front of the court building north side. There are 12 handicapped spaces in the lot – six are located in the north parking lot and six are located in the south parking lot. Individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.

Superior Court

Court Address:

880 N. State Street, Hemet, California 92543

Phone:

951.306.3561

Clerk Hours:

The courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Parking information:

Public parking is located on the northeast side of the court building. Nine spaces are designated for handicapped parking, but individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.

Helpful tips

If some of the information seems unclear, it might be necessary to contact the Riverside County court clerk. You might want to consider asking about:

  • Any additional forms that might be required specifically by this court.
  • Filing fees and other court-related expenses that you might have to cover.
  • Recent changes or updates that have not yet been reflected on their website.

While court clerks cannot provide legal advice, they can be very helpful when it comes to factual questions about court procedures and processes.

Riverside County Notaries

Unfortunately, we could not locate a notary in this area. Please contact your bank as it may offer notary services.

Helpful tips

  • Before settling on a specific notary in Riverside County, consider contacting them to inquire about the price of their services and ask if any additional documents are needed
  • Fill out all the necessary fields in the forms beforehand. You will not be able to change or add new information to the papers after they are notarized.
  • Sign the documents in front of a notary public. As notaries have legal liability to confirm the validity of your signature, you can put it down on the form only in their presence.
  • Bring an ID or a driver’s license for verification purposes. Make sure that the form of identification you are carrying has your signature on it so thata notary can compare it with the one you are going to put on the paperwork.

Child Support Services

Please note that this section will only be useful for spouses filing for divorce with children in California.

Feel free to use the link provided on the page to review information regarding California child support guidelines and payments. You are also welcome to use the contact information of the child support division if you have any specific inquiries. Before making a call, please note that you will find answers to the most common questions on their website, no matter if you are the one who will be receiving or paying child support in Riverside County.

County name: Sacramento County

Phone: 866-901-3212

Address: Department of Child Support Services
P.O. Box 419064
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9064

Website: https://childsupport.ca.gov