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Q: Has anyone filed a civil restraining order by yourself without a lawyer ? ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Has anyone filed a civil restraining order by yourself without a lawyer ?
Category: Relationships and Society
Asked by: ultradr-ga
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Posted: 23 Oct 2006 02:31 PDT
Expires: 22 Nov 2006 01:31 PST
Question ID: 776000
Has anyone filed a "civil restraining order" by yourself, without a help
of lawyer ?  This is not a domestic or family related. I basically hit
this guy accidentally with a tennis ball during a tennis match.
He has not sued me yet(probably he does not have a case) but
has been harrassing/stalking me. It's been over 1 year and 4 months
and I have enough of this guy's bullshit. 

So I'm thinking about filing a civil restraining order. I live
in california(orange county). I'd like to hear about some experiences
from people who filed a civil restraining order preferrably by themselves
without a lawyer.  Is it doable ? Is there any on and off line guide for
a non-lawyer average person like me to file a restraining order ???


Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 23 Oct 2006 06:19 PDT
I have not had the misfortune of having to do this myself but I do
know that it is "doable". Here are the forms you will need. Simply
follow the instructions on each of the forms. You will need to fill
out and submit a DV-100 and possibly a DV-110 and DV-120 depending on
your circumstances.

This is set up by the Superior Court as a "do-it-yourself" kit for
people just like you in an effort to help streamline the judicial
process in Orange County and other California jurisdictions. Please
let me know if this works for you as an answer.


Clarification of Question by ultradr-ga on 23 Oct 2006 19:04 PDT
Thanks for the link. I wanted to read/hear from people who 
have actual expeirences of filing the order by themselves.
But I don't get such replies, I'll chose yours as an answer.

P.S. This is 1st time I posted on Google Answers.
     I have no ideas on how I choose answer(and pay) and
     how much time  have before this question expires....

Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 24 Oct 2006 16:39 PDT
Hello again ultradr-ga:

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Subject: Re: Has anyone filed a civil restraining order by yourself without a lawyer ?
From: sissy78-ga on 12 Nov 2006 15:05 PST
I have a friend who has. It is not hard at all. Just go to your local
courthouse and fill the required paper work out. I believe it is like
$25.00 or so. It is just as accurate as filing one with a lawyer.
I hope this helps you out.

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