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
How Can I Respond to a Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order? DV-120-INFO DV-120-INFO
Get Ready for the Restraining Order Court Hearing DV-520-INFO
How Do I Ask for a New Hearing Date DV-115-INFO
How Do I Ask to Change or End a Domestic Violence Restraining Order After Hearing? DV-400-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
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
 
Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order 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 Restraining Order Court Hearing DV-520-INFO
 
Waiver of Hearing on Denied Request for Temporary Restraining order DV-112
How to Ask for a New Hearing Date DV-115-INFO
Request to Continue Hearing DV-115
Order on Request to Continue Hearing 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
 
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
 
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
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 Change or End a Restraining Order After Hearing

Form Name Information  Form Number
How Do I Ask  to Change or End a Domestic Violence Restraining Order After Hearing?

DV-400-INFO
 

Request for Order To ask for the change or end to the restraining order.For more information, read Information Sheet: Request for Order (Form FL-300-INFO) FL-300
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act If you are asking to change the child custody or visitation orders FL-105

Child Custody and Visitation (Parenting Time) Application and Attachment

If asking to change the child custody or visitation orders, you can use this form or others as listed on DV-400-INFO.  FL-311
Income and Expense Declaration If asking to change child support or spusal/partner support orders. FL-150
Responsive Declaration to Request for Order  To respond to the request. Leave blank if you are the person asking for the change or end.
 
FL-320
Proof of Personal Service  FL-330
Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service FL-330-INFO
Proof of Service by Mail FL-335
Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail FL-335-INFO
Restraining Order After Hearing  Use this form if the judge changes the restraining order after hearing. DV-130
Findings and Order to Terminate Restraining Order After Hearing Use if the judge ends the restraining order after hearing. DV-400

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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