Ventura 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 Ventura County.
You can file your papers at: 800 South Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93009.
The following is a list of Ventura County resources who can help you in a domestic violence situation and their hotline numbers:Coalition for Family Harmony; http://thecoalition.org/; 805-983-6014Interface Children &' Family Services; http://icfs.org/; 805-485-6114
You should fill out the Ventura - Dec re Ex Parte to tell the court whether you gave notice to the Respondent before 10 am on the court day before the hearing. Ventura County looks at the facts of each case to determine whether notice should be given to the Respondent before filing your initial temporary restraining order forms.Remember, you will always 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.
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