Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Investigations

Questions about restraining orders during court closures

Legal Aid of Sonoma County has made available a list of frequently asked questions about restraining orders while courthouses are closed during the shelter-in-place health orders related to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

View the frequently asked questions: English / Spanish

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (DVSA) Team investigates: 

  • Adult felony sexual assaults
  • Child felony physical abuse
  • Child sexual abuse and molestation
  • Elder Abuse (domestic violence or sexual abuse)
  • Homicides of children under 14 years of age
  • Domestic violence incidents which extend beyond the scope of patrol officers' expertise
  • Missing or abducted children
  • Suicides of children under 18 years of age

Contact the DVSA Team at (707) 543-3595

The Family Justice Center

Photo of Family Justice CenterThe DVSA Team works in collaboration with the following Family Justice Center partners: The Sonoma County District Attorney, YWCA, Verity, Council on Aging, Legal Assistance, and Catholic Charities.

By offering victim-centered services and support at a secure facility, families and their children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault will be better served. For more information, please visit the Family Justice Center website.

Sex Offenders

The DVSA Team monitors convicted sex offenders living within City limits.  Information about registered sex offenders is available on California's Megan's Law website.


Sonoma County Child Protective Services
(707) 565-4300 Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(707) 565-4304 24-hour Hotline

Sonoma County Legal Aid, provides help with domestic violence restraining orders
(707) 542-1290

Verity, provides services to victims of sexual assault.
(707) 545-7273

YWCA, Domestic Violence Hotline
(707) 546-1234