Forms

You may not need all of these forms. Or you may need more forms. If you are not sure which forms to use, talk to your family law facilitator, self-help center, or a lawyer. Click for help finding a lawyer.

NOTE: All California courts use the same basic set of forms. But some courts have special, local forms, too. To see if you will need any special, local forms, contact your court clerk or check your court’s website. The forms may be posted on their site. If not, the site will list the address and phone number of your local courthouse.

To download a form (in PDF format), click on the form number in the appropriate table. If the form you need is fillable, you will be able to fill and print it out.


Information Sheets for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Form Name Information Sheet Audio (mp3)
Can a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Help Me? DV-500-INFO DV-500-INFO
How Do I Ask for a Temporary Restraining Order DV-505-INFO DV-505-INFO
How Can I Respond to a Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order? DV-120-INFO DV-120-INFO
Get Ready for the Court Hearing DV-520-INFO DV-520-INFO
How Do I Ask for a New Hearing Date (Reissuance) DV-115-INFO DV-115-INFO
How to Enforce Your Restraining Order DV-530-INFO DV-530-INFO
How Do I Ask the Court to Renew My Restraining Order? DV-700-INFO DV-700-INFO
What is "Proof of Personal Service"? DV-200-INFO DV-200-INFO
How Do I Turn In, Sell, or Store My Firearms? DV-800-INFO DV-800-INFO

Forms to Ask for a Restraining Order

Form Name Information  Form Number
How Do I Ask for a Temporary Restraining Order? DV-505-INFO
Audio (mp3)
Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order Instructions for Form DV-100  DV-100
Description of Abuse DV-101
Request for Child Custody and Visitation Orders   DV-105
Request for Order: No Travel With Children   DV-108
Notice of Court Hearing    DV-109
Temporary Restraining Order (CLETS - TRO) DV-110
Response to Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order Leave blank. Serve on the restrained person. DV-120
Get Ready for the Court Hearing DV-520-INFO
Audio (mp3)
Waiver of Hearing on Denied Request for Temporary Restraining order DV-112
How to Ask for a New Hearing Date (Reissuance)  Audio (mp3) DV-115-INFO
Request to Continue Hearing and Reissue Temporary Restraining Order DV-115
Notice of New Hearing Date and Order on Reissuance DV-116
Restraining Order After Hearing (Order of Protection) DV-130
Child Custody and Visitation Order DV-140
Order: No Travel With Children DV-145
Supervised Visitation and Exchange Order DV-150
How to Enforce Your Restraining Order DV-530-INFO
Audio (mp3)
What Is "Proof of Personal Service"? DV-200-INFO
Audio (mp3)
Proof of Personal Service (CLETS) DV-200
Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS) DV-250
Confidential CLETS Information (Domestic Violence, Civil Harassment, Elder Abuse)   CLETS-001
Which Financial Form-FL-155 or FL-150? DV-570  
Income and Expense Declaration FL-150
Financial Statement (Simplified)   FL-155
Child Support Case Registry Form FL-191
Spousal, Partner, or Family Support Order Attachment (Family Law) FL-343
Additional Page Attach to any Judicial Council form or other court paper if you need more room. MC-020
Declaration/Attached Declaration  Use to give more information or for witness statements. MC-030 / MC-031 

Forms to Respond to (Answer) a Restraining Order

Form Name Information Form Number
How Can I Respond to a Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order? DV-120-INFO
Instructions for Form DV-120 
 
Respond to Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order   DV-120
Declaration/Attached Declaration  Use to give more information or for witness statements. MC-030 / MC-031
Which Financial Form-FL-155 or FL-150?   DV-570
Financial Statement (Simplified)   FL-155
Income and Expense Declaration   FL-150
Proof of Firearms Turned In, Sold, or Stored    DV-800
How Do I Turn in, Sell, or Store My Firearms? DV-800-INFO Audio (mp3) DV-800-INFO
Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS)   DV-250
Additional Page Attach to Judicial Council form or other court paper if you need more room. MC-020

Forms to Renew a Restraining Order

Form Name Information Sheet Form Number
How Do I Ask the Court to Renew my Restraining Order? DV-700-INFO
Audio (mp3)
Request to Renew Restraining Order DV-700
Notice of Hearing to Renew Restraining Order (CLETS) DV-710
Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order For person to be restrained to respond to the request to renew.  DV-720
Order to Renew Domestic Violence Restraining Order DV-730
What Is "Proof of Personal Service"?  DV-200-INFO
Audio (mp3)
 
Proof of Personal Service (CLETS) DV-200
Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS) DV-250
How to Enforce Your Restraining Order DV-530-INFO
Audio (mp3)
Declaration/Attached Declaration Use to give more information or for witness statements. MC-030 / MC-031

Forms to Register a Restraining Order From Another State

Forn Name Information Sheet Form Number
Order to Register Out-of-State or Tribal Court Protective/Restraining Order (CLETS)   DV-600
How to Enforce Your Restraining Order DV-530-INFO
Audio (mp3)
 

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