Sacramento County Domestic Violence Restraining Order FAQs
HelpSelf's county-specific resources will help you file a domestic violence restraining order (DVRO) in your county. This article explains how to file a DVRO in Sacramento County.
Sacramento Superior CourtWilliam Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse,3341 Power Inn RoadSacramento, CA 95826
The court offers a free workshop on form preparation, and a Spanish interpreter is available:
Where: Self-Help Computer Room, Room 113AWhen: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:45 a.m. (you must arrive on time)
No. Sacramento does not require you to give notice to the Respondent before filing your initial temporary restraining order forms.But remember, you will still need to serve the document on the Respondent at least 5 days before the hearing date listed on your DV-109.
Respondent must be served at least five days before the hearing. The Sheriff's office will serve your papers for free. You can also have someone over the age of 18 who is not party to the case hand-deliver the documents to the person to be restrained. More information here.
Contact the court at (916) 875-2620.More information available at the Sacramento County Public Law Library.
Sign up for our newsletter to get product updates, exclusive client interviews, and more.