Santa Cruz Attorney at Law

Legal and Family Support Resources

There are several helpful resources in Santa Cruz County and on the internet for families going through divorce. We welcome input so if you have a resource that you found helpful you can send the information by sending us an email to The Law Offices of Keith Dysart.

Walnut Avenue Women's Center in Santa Cruz

Walnut Avenue Women's Center is a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families in the local community for over 75 years. According to their website,

WAWC provides a kaleidoscope of programs and services through its departments: Domestic Violence Services, Youth Development Services, Family Literacy, Early Childhood Education, African American Community Health Group and Resource & Community Development. WAWC also provides a number of workshops throughout the year covering such topics as women’s spirituality, creative writing, body image, legal issues for battered women, financial issues, women’s history, lesbian battering, parenting issues and women’s health issues.

You can find more information at their website: Walnut Avenue Women's Center

Child Support Calculator for California

California law requires courts to adhere to statewide uniform guidelines in setting child support orders. We provide our clients a computer estimation service for child and spousal support using the Dissomaster computer calculator to give an idea of how much support may be ordered by the court. You can also estimate child support through government calculators such as the follwoing website: California Guideline for Child Support

Family Law and Divorce Links