After the Court Hearing

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In California, if all paperwork needed for the court hearing was correctly completed and the judge made a decision, he or she will have signed a court order stating what decision was made. However...

THE CASE IS NOT COMPLETED UNTIL THE PERSON SEEKING PROTECTION HAS FILED THE ORDER(S) AT THE CLERK'S OFFICE.

It is very important that the Order(s) be filed to complete the court process and allow the Restraining Order to take effect.


This section will give you information about:

NOTE:  Once the DV Restraining Order and related Orders have been issued, the court will not do anything else. It will not follow up to see how the person seeking protection is doing, how his or her child is doing, or how the restrained person is doing.


For information about:

If you want the court to do something else, you will have to file additional papers with the court.



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