OBTAINING A RESTRAINING ORDER
Commonly issued restraining orders prohibit domestic violence or civil
To obtain a restraining order, you must do the following:
▪ Visit a San Diego Superior Court. Restraining
orders must be issued by the Superior Court. Restraining order forms are available from the Clerk's
Office of the Superior Court.
Once the restraining order is issued
by the court, 2 copies should be delivered to the nearest San Diego Sheriff's Court Services
Division Office to be entered into the San Diego Sheriff's
Restraining Order computer system. The department will also attempt
service for you if you so request.