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.


Forms to Ask for an Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order

Form Name                                                 Form Number       Purpose
Can a Restraining Order to Prevent Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Help Me? EA-100-INFO Read first.  This form gives you information about elder or dependent abuse restraining orders.
Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Orders EA-100 Use to start the court case to get an elder or dependent adult abuse restraining order.
Notice of Court Hearing EA-109 Tells you when your court date is.
Temporary Restraining Order (CLETS — TEA or TEF) EA-110  Tells you which, if any, temporary restraining orders the judge signed.
Confidential CLETS Information CLETS-001   Fill out when you file your resques for a restraining order. Gives information about your case to all law enforcement agencies through a computerized database. 
Additional Page MC-020 Use if you need more room when you fill out your Request.
What Is “Proof of Personal Service”? EA-200-INFO This form gives you information about serving the court papers in person.
Civil Case Cover Sheet CM-010 Required by most courts to when you file any new civil case.

Declaration

Or

Attached Declaration

MC-030

Or

MC-031

Use to give more information or for witness statements.
Proof of Personal Service EA-200 Use to prove that you gave the person to be restrained a copy of the petition, notice of court hearing and temporary restraining order in person.
Proof of Service of Order After Hearing by Mail EA-260 Usually, the protected person must serve papers in person, but in some situtions, the restraining order after hearing, on Form EA-130, you are legally allowed to serve by mail. In that case, you can use this form.
Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order After Hearing (CLETS — EAR or EAF) EA-130 If the judge grants any restraining orders, he or she will sign this form.
How Can I Respond to a Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Orders? EA-120-INFO Serve on restrained person with restraining order request forms (Form EA-100, EA-109 and EA-110), and with a blank EA-120.
Response to Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Orders EA-120 Leave blank and serve on restrained person with the TRO (Form EA-120).
Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold EA-145 Leave blank and serve on restrained person with the TRO (Form EA-120).

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Forms to Answer an Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order

Form Name                   Form Number   Information/Instructions
How Can I Respond to a Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Orders? EA-120-INFO Read first.  Information sheet on how to answer or oppose a request for a civil harassment restraining order.
Response to Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Orders EA-120 Use to tell the court why the restraining orders requested should not be granted.
Additional Page MC-020 Use if you need more space to answer some of the questions when you fill out your response.
Declaration

Or

Attached Declaration

MC-030

Or

MC-031

Use to give more information or for witness statements.
Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold EA-800 Use to prove that you turned in any firearms that you owned to law enforcement or sold them to a licensed gun dealer.
How Do I Turn in or Sell My Firearms? EA-800-INFO This form gives you information about what to do with your firearms if you have a restraining order against you.
Proof of Service of Response by Mail EA-250 Use to prove that you mailed a copy of your response to the protected person.

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