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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 the Taft Courthouse located at 311 N Lincoln is closed until further notice.

Abuse, Harassment & Restraining Orders Help

A Restraining Order is an order issued by the Court which is meant to protect a person from harm or harassment. There are several types of Restraining Orders, use this table to find out which one best fits your situation and follow the appropriate link to learn more on the California Courts website.

  • Civil Harrassment

    People Involved: Neighbor or other unrelated person

    How to File

    How to Respond

  • Domestic Violence

    People Involved: Family members, current or former individuals with whom you have been intimate or had a relationship

    How to File

    How to Respond

  • Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse

    People Involved: A person 65 years or older or a dependent adult and there are allegations of physical, financial, mental/emotional abuse, neglect or abandonment.

    How to File

    How to Respond

  • Workplace Violence

    People Involved: Workers and/or managers

    How to File

    How to Respond

Information on Abuse, Harassment & Restraining Orders

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