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.


Form Name                                                                Form Number    Purpose
Can a Firearms Restraining Order Help Me? GV-100-INFO Read first. Information sheet on how to ask for a firearms restraining order.
Petition for Firearms Restraining Order  GV-100 Use to start the court case to get a firearms restraining order.
Notice of Court Hearing GV-109 Will tell you when to go to court.
Temporary Firearms Restraining Order GV-110 Will tell you if the judge signed the temporary restraining order (TRO)
Confidential CLETS Information CLETS-001 Fill out when you file for your restraining order. Gives information about your case to all law enforcement agencies through a computerized database.

Attached Declaration

MC-031

Use if you need more space to answer some of the questions when you fill out your Petition.
Civil Case Cover Sheet CM-010 Required when you file any new civil case.
Declaration

MC-030

Use to for witness statements or to give more information.
What Is “Proof of Personal Service”? GV-200-INFO Gives you information on serving your firearms restraining order papers.
Proof of Personal Service GV-200 Use to prove that you had a law enforcement officer give the person to be restrained a copy of the request, notice of court hearing, and temporary restraining order (if issued) in person.
Firearms Restraining Order After Hearing GV-130 If the judge grants the restraining order, he or she will sign this form.
Proof of Service by Mail GV-250 Use to prove that you had someone 18 or older (NOT you) mail to the restrained person a copy of your Firearms Restraining Order After Hearing (Form GV-130). Make sure you can in fact serve Form GV-130 by mail in your case.
How Can I Respond to a Petition for Firearms Restraining Orders? GV-120-INFO Serve on the restrained person with the TRO.
Response to Petition for Firearms Restraining Orders GV-120 Leave this form blank and serve on the restrained person with the copy of your request and notice of hearing.
Proof of Firearms Turned In, Sold,or Stored  GV-800 Leave this form blank and serve on the restrained person with the copy of your request and notice of hearing.


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Form Name Form Number Purpose
How Can I Respond to a Petition for Firearms Restraining Orders? GV-120-INFO Read first. Information sheet on how to answer or oppose a request for a firearms restraining order.
Response to Petition for Firearms Restraining Orders GV-120 Use to tell the court why the restraining order requested should not be granted.

Attached Declaration

MC-031

Use if you need more space to answer some of the questions when you fill out your Response.

Declaration

MC-030

Use for witness statements or to give more information.
Proof of Firearms Turned In, Sold, or Stored  GV-800 Use to prove that you turned in any firearms that you owned to law enforcement or sold them to (or stored them with) a licensed gun dealer.
How Do I Turn in, Sell, or Store My Firearms? GV-800-INFO Information on what to do with your firearm.
Proof of Service by Mail GV-250 Use it to prove that someone at least 18 years old (not you) sent a copy of your Response by mail to the petitioner.

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