Commonly issued restraining orders prohibit domestic violence or civil harassment.

To obtain a restraining order, you must do the following:

▪ Visit a San Diego Superior CourtRestraining 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.