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Materials for Providers of Legal Self-Help Service

Civil Harassment

This section contains instructional materials developed by self-help center for the people they serve. The materials are developed for specific courts and are examples only.

For materials that are appropriate for statewide use, please see the California Courts Self Help Center.


No One Deserves to Be Abused: A Guide to Civil Restraining Orders Brochure (Rev. Nov. 2017) (Updated by the Judicial Council of California.)

Also available in Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, RussianSpanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Civil Harassment Restraining Order Process Diagram (7 KB) (prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center )

Important Facts About Civil Harassment & Obtaining a Civil Harassment Restraining Order (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)


Please see the instructional forms linked to on the Civil Harassment Forms page from our self-help site.

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