Whether you want to file an uncontested or complex divorce, domestic partnership dissolution, guardianship, paternity action or support modification -- the procedure can be very confusing. Click here (http://www.courts.ca.gov/1230.htm) to find California court forms, preparing documents and filing/serving them with the proper court.
Avvo is a wonderful way to find attorney's. There are several other websites that will help you find reputable divorce and family law attorney's in your neighborhood. Local Bar's tend to have referral services such as the Alameda Legal Referral Service or you can go to the California Attorney Referral Resource (http://www.californiaattorneyreferral.com/?PPCCode=G4-CA-LAW). Other websites such as Yelp offer client reviews and other information about practice areas, experience and contact information.
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Sometimes individual counties also have websites that assist you with preparing your case. Contra Costa County has a virtual self help center (http://www.cc-courthelp.org/).