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PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE

- Face coverings required for everyone while inside the courthouse, regardless of vaccination status.

ADVISO DE SALUD PÚBLICA - Deberá usar cubrebocas en el edificio del tribunal, aunque esté vacunado.

Forms Packets

A Forms Packet consists of several commonly used local forms and Judicial Council forms, grouped by area of law.

Completing Forms

All forms must be typewritten or handwritten neatly in black ink. Many forms can be filled out before they are printed.

Obtaining a Forms Packet

Access the available forms packets below. All forms are published in PDF format, and a few Local forms are also available as a Microsoft Word document.

Pre-printed packets of these same forms may be purchased at the clerk's office for a small fee.

Form Packets

Adoption (Packet P1)

If the child is of Indian Heritage, you must request the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Adoption Packet P2

Filing Fee: $20 for each person being adopted. Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-110 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
IAP-FACT Independent Adoption Program - Fact Sheet
ADOPT-050-INFO How to Adopt a Child in California
ADOPT-200 Adoption Request
ADOPT-210 Adoption Agreement
ADOPT-230 Adoption Expenses
ADOPT-215 Adoption Order
ADOPT-216 Verification of Compliance with Hague Adoption Convention Attachment
VS-44 Court Report of Adoption
ADOPT-310 Contact After Adoption Agreement

Indian Child Welfare Action (ICWA) Adoption (Packet P2)

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-111 Packet Cover Sheet
ADOPT-220 Adoption of Indian Child
ADOPT-225 Parent of Indian Child Agrees to End Parental Rights
ICWA-005-INFO Information Sheet on Indian Child Inquiry
ICWA-010(A) Indian Child Inquiry Attachment
ICWA-030 Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child

Submit the Declaration re: Change of Name form (MNC-110) at the same time the petition is filed

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver (see below) available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

Change of Name (Packet J1)

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MNC-100 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MNC-110 Declaration re: Change of Name
NC-100 Petition for Change of Name
NC-110 Attachment to Petition for Change of Name
NC-110G Supplement Attachment to Petition for Change of Name
NC-120 Order to Show Case for Change of Name
NC-121 Proof of Service of Order to Show Cause
NC-130 Decree Changing Name
NC-130G Decree Changing Name (Change of Name by Minor of Guardian)

Submit the Declaration re: Change of Name form (MNC-110-local) at the same time the petition is filed

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver (see below) available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

Change of Gender and Issuance of New Birth Certificate (Packet J2)

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MNC-101 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MNC-110 Declaration re: Change of Name
NC-200* Petition for Change of Name and Gender
NC-210
NC-310
Declaration of Physician - Attachment to Petition
NC-220* Order to Show Cause for Change of Name and Gender
NC-230* Decree Changing Name and Gender
NC-300 Petition for Change of Gender and Issuance of new Birth Certificate
NC-210
NC-310
Declaration of Physician - Attachment to Petition
NC-320 Notice of Hearing on Petition for Change of Gender and Issuance of New Birth Certificate
NC-330 Order for Change of Gender and Issuance of New Birth Certificate

Harassment Temporary Restraining Order (Packet B1)

There is no filing fee if the defendant has inflicted or threatened violence against you, or stalked you, or acted or spoke in any other manner that makes you fear violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCH-100 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
CH-100-INFO Can a Civil Harassment Restraining Order Help Me?
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
MMC-121 Declaration re: Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders
CH-100 Request for Orders to Stop Harassment (Civil Harassment)
CLETS-001 Confidential CLETS Information
CH-109 Notice of Court Hearing
CH-110 Temporary Restraining Order
CH-130 Civil Harassment Restraining Order After Hearing
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders
CH-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
CH-200 Proof of Personal Service (extra for Order After Hearing)
CH-260 Proof of Server of Order After Hearing by Mail

Harassment Response (Packet B2)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against the petitioner, or stalked them, or acted or spoke in any other manner that makes them reasonably fear violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCH-101 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
CH-120-INFO How Can I Respond to a Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders?
CH-120 Response to Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
CH-250 Proof of Service of Response by Mail
CH-800-INFO How do I Turn in or Sell my Firearms?
MFD-102 Gun or Firearm Relinquishment or Sale (Checklist)
BOF110 Prohibited Persons Notice Form and Power of Attorney for Firearms and Disposal
MFD-022 No Guns or Other Firearms Statement
CH-800

Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold

Temporary Harassment Restraining Order Reissuance (Packet B3)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against the petitioner, or stalked them, or acted or spoke in any other manner that makes them reasonably fear violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCH-102 Packet Cover Sheet
MCH-110 How to Ask for a New Hearing Date
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
CH-115 Request to Continue Court Hearing and to Reissue Temporary Restraining Order (Civil Harassment)
CH-116 Response to Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
CH-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
CH-200 Proof of Personal Service

Harassment Restraining Order Renewal (Packet B4)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against the petitioner, or stalked them, or acted or spoke in any other manner that makes them reasonably fear violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCH-103 Packet Cover Sheet
MCH-120 How Do I Ask the Court to Renew My Restraining Order?
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
CH-700 Request to Renew Restraining Order
CH-710 Notice of Hearing to Renew Restraining Order
CH-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
CH-200 Proof of Personal Service
CH-730 Notice of Hearing to Renew Restraining Order (CLETS)
CH-200 Proof of Personal Service (extra for Order Revewing Restraining Order)
CH-260 Proof of Service of Order After Hearing by Mail

Harassment Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order (Packet B5)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against the petitioner, or stalked them, or acted or spoke in any other manner that makes them reasonably fear violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCH-104 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
CH-720 Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order
CH-200 Proof of Personal Service
CH-250 Proof of Service Response By Mail (Civil Harassment)

Petition, Summons, Proof of Service without children involved (Packet F1)

When children are involved, you may also need Packet Dissolution F3

The filing fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-100 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
FL-107-INFO Legal Steps for a Divorce or Legal Separation
FL-110 Summons
FL-100 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation
FL-120 Response to Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation
FL-115 Proof of Service of Summons
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-117 Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt
FL-160 Property Declaration

Response/Appearance to Dissolution, Proof of Service (Packet F2)

When children are involved, you may also need Dissolution Packet F3

The filing fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

This packet is to be served on the respondent along with a copy of the Petition, Summons and other related documents.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-101 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-300-INFO Legal Steps for a Divorce (Dissolution)
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-120 Response - Marriage
FL-157 Spousal or Partner Support Declaration Attachment
FL-158 Supporting Declaration for Attourney's Fees and Costs Attachment
FL-130 Appearance, Stipulation, and Waivers
FL-130(A) Declaration and Conditiional Waiver of Rights Under the Service members Civil Relief Act of 2003
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail

Attachments to Petition, Attachments to Response when children are involved (Packet F3)

When children are involved, you may also need to attach these forms to Packet F1 and Packet F2.

This packet is to be served on the respondent along with a copy of the Petition, Summons and other related documents.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-102 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
PA REG Parenting Apart Workshop Registration Form
MFL-200 Atención Padres De Habla Hispana
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-314-INFO Child Custody Information Sheet
FL-329-INFO Child Custody Evaluation Information Sheet
FL-105 Declaration under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
FL-105(A) Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
FL-311 Child Custody and Visitation Application Attachment
FL-312 Request for Child Abduction Prevention Orders
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-341(A) Children's Holiday Schedule Attachment
FL-341(B) Additional Provisions - Physical Custody Attachment
MFL-180 Child Support Question and Answer
FL-342 Child Support Information and Order Attachment
FL-343 Spousal, Partner, and Family Support Order Attachment
FL-196 Income Withholding for Support - Instructions
FL-195 Income Withholding for Support
FL-192 Child Support Case Registry Form

Default, Disclosures, Judgment (Packet F4)

When children or property are involved additional Judgment attachments are available in Dissolution Packet F5

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

This packet is used after the other party has been served and a Response has not been filed to the Petition.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-103 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-107-INFO Legal Steps for a Divorce (Dissolution)
FL-182 Judgment Checklist - Dissolution/Legal Separation
FL-140 Declaration of Disclosure
FL-141 Declaration Regarding Service of Declaration of Disclosure and Income and Expense Declaration
FL-142 Schedule of Assets and Debts
FL-144 Stipulation and Waiver of Final Declaration of Disclosure
FL-150 Income and Expense Declaration
FL-165 Request to Enter Default
FL-170 Declaration for Default or Uncontested Dissolution or Legal Separation
FL-155 Financial Statement (Simplified)
FL-160 Property Declaration
FL-180 Judgment
FL-190 Notice of Entry of Judgment

At Issue, Stipulations, Judgment (Packet F5)

When children or property are involved, additional Judgment attachments are available in Dissolution Packet F6

The filing fee is $435 if first appearance.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is used to get a judgment if the other party has filed a Response to the Petition, or you have a written agreement or stipulation.

When submitting the Notice of Entry of Judgment (Form FL-190) to the clerk, include two postage prepaid envelopes, one addressed to you and one addressed to the Respondent.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-104 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-107-INFO Legal Steps for a Divorce (Dissolution)
FL-182 Judgment Checklist - Dissolution/Legal Separation
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MFL-143 Request for Trail (Family Law)
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail
FL-130 Appearance, Stipulations, and Waivers
FL-130(A) Declaration and Conditional Waver of Rights Under the Service Members Civil Relief Act of 2003
FL-144 Stipulation and Waiver of Final Declaration of Disclosure
FL-170 Declaration for Default or Uncontested Dissolution or Legal Separation
FL-180 Judgment
FL-190 Notice of Entry of Judgment
FL-350 Stipulation to Establish or Modify Child Support and Order
FL-355 Stipulation and Order for Custody and/or Visitation of Children

Attachments to Judgment with children or property (Packet F6)

You may also need this packet to attach to Judgment (Form #FL-180) located in Packet F4 or Packet F5.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-105 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-347 Bifurcation of Status of Marriage or Deomestic Partnership
FL-312 Request for Child Abduction Prevention Orders
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-191 Child Support Case Registry Form
FL-192 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities (Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures)
FL-312 Request for Child Abduction Prevention Orders
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-341(A) Supervised Visitation Order
FL-341(B) Child Abduction Prevention Order Attachment
FL-342 Child Support Information and Order Attachment
FL-343 Spousal, Partner or Family Support Order Attachment
FL-345 Property Order Attachment to Judgment
FL-346 Attorney's Fees And Costs Order Attachment
MFL-180 How do I get Child Support for my Children?
FL-191 Child Support Case Registry Form
FL-192 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities (Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures)
FL-196 Income Withholding for Support - Instructions
FL-195 Income Withholding for Support

Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) without children together (Packet A1)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

When you have children together, you may also need Domestic Violence Packet A3

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-100 Instructions on Filing a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
DV-500-INFO Can a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Help Me?
DV-505-INFO Forms You Need for a Temporary Restraining Order
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
MMC-121 Declaration re Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders
DV-100 Request for Order
DV-101 Description of Abuse
CLETS-001 Confidential CLETS Information
DV-109 Notice of Court Hearing
DV-110 Temporary Restraining Order and Notice of Hearing (CLETS-TRO)
DV-130 Restraining Order After Hearing (CLETS-OAH) (Order of Protection)
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
DV-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
DV-200 Proof of Personal Service
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders
DV-520-INFO Get Ready for Your Hearing (For Protected Person)
DV-250 Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS)
DV-530-INFO How to Enforce Your Order

Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) with children together (Packet A2)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

When you have children together, you may also need these attachments in addition to Domestic Violence Packet A1.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-101 Instructions on Filing a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
PA Reg Parenting Apart registration form
FL-314-INFO Child Custody Information Sheet
FL-329-INFO Child Custody Evaluation Information Sheet
DV-105 Child Custody, Visitation, and Support Request
DV-108 Request for Order: No Travel With Children
DV-140 Child Custody and Visitation Order
DV-145 Order: No Travel with Children
DV-150 Supervised Visitation Order
DV-180 Agreement and Judgment of Parentage

Response - Firearm Checklist with or without children together (Packet A3)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

This packet is to be served on the restrained party along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-102 Instructions on Filing a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
DV-120-INFO How Can I Respond to a Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order?
DV-120 Answer to Temporary Restraining Order
DV-200 Proof of Service (In Person)
DV-250 Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS)
DV-800-INFO/
JV-252-INFO
How Do I Turn In or Sell My Firearms?
MFD-102 Gun or Firearm Relinquishment or Sale (Checklist)
BOF110 Prohibited Persons Notice Form and Power of Attorney for Firearms and Disposal
MFD-022 No Guns or Other Firearms Statement
DV-800/
JV-252
Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold
PA Reg Parenting Apart registration form

Order After Hearing without children together (Packet A4)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

When you have children together you may also need Domestic Violence Packet A5.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-103 Instructions on Filing a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
DV-520-INFO Get ready for the Court Hearing
DV-130 Restraining Order After Hearing (CLETS-OAH)
DV-530 How to Enforce Your Restraining Order
DV-200 Proof of Personal Service
DV-250 Proof of Service by Mail

Attachments for Order After Hearing with children together (Packet A5)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

When you have children together you may also need these attachments along with Domestic Violence Packet A4.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-104 Instructions on Filing a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
DV-140 Child Custody and Visitation Order
DV-145 Order: No Travel with Children
DV-150 Supervised Visitation Order
DV-180 Agreement and Judgment of Parentage

Temporary Restraining Order Reissuance (Packet A6)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-105 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
DV-115-INFO How to ask for a New Hearing Date
DV-115 Request to Continue Court Hearing and Reissue Temporary Restraining Order
DV-116 Notice of New Hearing and Order on Reissuance
DV-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service?"
DV-200 Proof of Personal Service
DV-250 Proof of Service by Mail

Restraining Order Renewal (Packet A7)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-106 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
DV-700-INFO How Do I Ask the Court to Renew My Restraining Order? (Domestic Violence)
DV-700 Request to Renew Restraining Order (Domestic Violence Prevention)
DV-710 Notice of Hearing to Renew Restraining Order
DV-730 Order to Renew Domestic Violence Restraining Order
DV-200 Proof of Personal Service

Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order (Packet A8)

There is no filing fee required for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Domestic Violence.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MDV-107 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
DV-720 Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order
DV-200 Proof of Personal Service
DV-250 Proof of Service by Mail

Temporary Restraining Order (Packet D1)

There is no filing fee required for an Elder Abuse Temporary Restraining Order

NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MEA-100 Instruction Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
EA-100-INFO Can a Restraining Order to Prevent Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Help Me?
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
MMC-121 Declaration re Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders
EA-100 Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order
CLETS-001 Confidential CLETS Information
EA-109 Notice of Court Hearing
EA-110 Temporary Restraining Order
EA-130 Restraining Order After Hearing (Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse) (CLETS)
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
EA-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
EA-200 Proof of Personal Service
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders
EA-260 Proof of Service of Order After Hearing by Mail

Response - Proof of Service Firearm Checklist (Packet D2)

There is no filing fee required for an Elder Abuse Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MEA-101 Instruction Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
EA-120-INFO How Can I Respond to a Request for Orders to Stop Elder Abuse or Dependent Adult Abuse?
EA-120 Response to Request for Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order
EA-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"?
EA-200 Proof of Personal Service
EA-250 Proof of Service of Response by Mail
EA-800-INFO How Do I Turn In or Sell My Firearms?
MFD-102 Gun or Firearm Relinquishment or Sale (Checklist)
BOF110 Prohibited Persons Notice Form and Power of Attorney for Firearms and Disposal
MFD-022 No Guns or Other Firearms Statement
EA-800 Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold

Temporary Restraining Order Reissuance (Packet D3)

There is no filing fee required for an Elder Abuse Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MEA-102 Instruction Sheet
MEA-110 How to ask for a new hearing date
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer - English/Spanish
EA-115 Request to Continue Court Hearing and to Reissue Temporary Restraining Order (CLETS-TEA or TEF)
EA-116 Notice of New Hearing Date and Order on Reissuance
EA-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service?"
EA-200 Notice of new Hearing Date and Order on Reissuance

Restraining Order Renewal (Packet D4)

There is no filing fee required for an Elder Abuse Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MEA-103 Instruction Sheet
MEA-120 How do I Ask the Court to Renew My Restraining Order?
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer - English/Spanish
EA-700 Request to Renew Restraining Order
EA-710 Notice to Renew Restraining Order
EA-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service?"
EA-200 Proof of Personal Service
EA-730 Order Renewing Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order
EA-200 Proof of Personal Service
EA-260 Proof of Service of Order After Hearing by Mail

Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order (Packet D5)

There is no filing fee required for an Elder Abuse Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MEA-104 Instruction Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
EA-720 Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order
EA-200 Proof of Personal Service
EA-250 Proof of Service of Response by Mail

Court Costs and Fee Waiver   (Packet N1)

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MMC-100 Packet Cover Sheet
MC-301 Emancipation Pamphlet
MC-300 Petition for Declaration of Emancipation of Minor, Order Prescribing Notice, Declaration, Order
MC-305 Notice of Hearing - Emancipation of Minor
MC-306 Emancipation of Minor Income and Expense Declaration
MC-310 Declaration of Emancipation of Minor After Hearing
MC-315 Emancipated Minor's Application to California Department of Motor Vehicles

Petition, Summons, Proof of Service without children involved (Packet G1)

Filing fee:

If this will be your first appearance on the case,
the fling fee is $435. Otherwise, filing fees are as follows:

  • $60  OSC/Motion when mediation is not required
  • $85  OSC/Motion when mediation is required
  • $60  Ex Parte Hearing Fee

Fee Waiver available upon request.

If you need an Order After Hearing request Packet G3.

 

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-130 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-300-INFO Information Sheet for Request for Order
FL-314-INFO Child Custody Information Sheet
FL-329-INFO Child Custody Evaluation Information Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
FL-303 Declaration Regarding Notice and Service of Request for Temporary Emergency (Ex Parte) Orders
MFL-142 Statement of Related Cases
FL-300 Request for Order
FL-305 Temporary Order Application for Order and Supporting Declarations
FL-312 Request for Child Abduction Prevention Orders
FL-157 Spousal or Partner Support Declaration Attachment
FL-158 Supporting Declaration for Attourney's Fees and Costs Attachment
FL-150 Income and Expense Declaration
FL-155 Finatncial Statement (Simplified)
FL-160 Property Declaration
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orderrs
FL-306 Request to Continue Hearing

Response/Appearance to Dissolution, Proof of Service (Packet G2)

Serve this packet on the other party with a copy of the Order to Show Cause or Notice of Motion, and other related documents.

No filing fee to file a Responsive Declaration.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-131 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-320 Responsive Declaration to Request for Order
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders

Attachments to Petition, Attachments to Response when children are involved (Packet G3)

The order, and the applicable attachments are prepared and submitted to the clerk for the judge's signature after your Order to Show Cause or Notice of Motion hearing.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-132 Packet Cover Sheet
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-340 Findings and Order After Hearing
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-341(A) Supervised Visitation Order
FL-341(B) Child Abduction Prevention Order Attachment
FL-342 Child Support Information and Order Attachment
FL-342(A) Non-Guideline Child Support Findings Attachment
FL-343 Spousal, Partner or Family Support Order Attachment
FL-344 Property Order Attachment to Findings and Order After Hearing
FL-346 Attorney's Fees And Costs Order Attachment

Court Costs and Fee Waiver   (Packet M1)

Some litigants may qualify for a fee waiver.  To find out if you qualify for a fee waiver, refer to the Information Sheet on Waiver of Court Fees and Costs FW-001-INFO.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFW-100 Packet Cover Sheet
FW-001-INFO Information Sheet on Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
FW-001 Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
FW-003 Order on Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs

Firearms Relinquishment   (Packet Q1)

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFD-100 Packet Cover Sheet
MFD-101 If I am served with a Restraining Order, what do I do with my Gun or Firearm
MFD-102 Gun or Firearm Relinquishment or Sale (Checklist)
BOF-110 Power of Attorney for Firearms and Disposal
DV-800 / JV-252 Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold
MFD-022 No Unregistered or Registered Guns or Other Firearms Statement
CH-800 Proof of Firearms Turned in or Sold

Petition for Permanent Guardianship   (Packet H1)

For temporary guardianship, request Packet H2

If the child has or may have Indian heritage, request Form ICWA-030

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MGC-100 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MFL-142 Related cases
GC-505 Forms you need to Ask for Court to Appoint a Guardian of the Person (checklist)
GC-210 Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor
GC-210(P) Petition for Appointment of Guardian of the Person
GC-210(CA) Guardianship Petition - Child Information Attachment
FL-105 Declaration under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
FL-105(A) Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
GC-212 Confidential Guardian Screening Form
GC-248 Duties of Guardian
GC-211 Consent of Proposed Guardian Nomination of Guardian, Consent to Appointment of Guardian, and Waiver of Notice
GC-020 Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
GC-021 Order Dispending with Notice
GC-510 What is "Proof of Service" in a Guardianship (checklist)
GC-020(P) Proof of Personal Service of Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
GC-240 Order Appointing Guardian of Minor
GC-250 Letter of Guardianship
GC-205 Guardianship Pamphlet

Petition for Temporary Guardianship   (Packet H2)

A Petition for Temporary Guardianship must be filed subsequent to or at the same time as the Petition for Permanent Guardianship Packet H1.

Filing Fee:
   $40  Petition for Temporary Letters
   $40  Ex Parte Hearing

Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

 

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MGC-101 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
MMC-121 Declaration re: Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders
GC-110 Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian or Conservator
GC-110(P)* Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian of the person
GC-140 Order Appointing Temporary Guardian or Conservator
GC-150 Letters of Temporary Guardianship or Conservatorship
GC-020 Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
GC-020(P) Proof of Personal Service of Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship

Petition, Summons, Proof of Service (Packet E1)

The filing fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-150 Paternity Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
FL-314-INFO Child Custody Information Sheet
MFL-180 Child Support Question and Answer
FL-329-INFO Child Custody Evaluation Information Sheet
PA Reg Parenting Apart registration form
FL-210 Summons (Uniform Parentage-Petition for Custody and Support
FL-200 Petition to Establish Parental Relationships
FL-105 Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
FL-105(A) Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
MFL-142 Related Cases
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
FL-115 Proof of Service Summons
FL-117 Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt (Family Law)

Response - Petition to Paternity, Proof of Service (Packet E2)

The filing fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

This packet is to be served on the respondent along with a copy of the Petition and Summons and other related documents.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-151 Paternity Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MFL-200 Atención Padres De Habla Hispana
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
PA Reg Parenting Apart registration form
FL-220 Response to Petition to Establish Parental Relationships
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail

Default Judgment, Attachments to Judgment (Packet E3)

This packet is used after the other party has been served and a Response has not been filed to the petition.

Present an original and two copies for filing.

When filing the Request to Enter Default (Form FL-165), include a postage prepaid envelope addressed to the Respondent

When submitting the Notice of Entry of Judgment (Form FL-190) to the clerk, include two postage prepaid envelopes, one addressed to you and one addressed to the Respondent.

Use this packet after the other party has been served and a Response has not been filed to your petition.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-152 Paternity Packet Cover Sheet
FL-165 Request to Enter Default
FL-230 Declaration for Default or Uncontested Judgment
FL-190 Notice of Entry of Judgment
FL-250 Judgment (Uniform Parentage - Custody and Support)
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-341(A) Supervised Visitation Order
FL-341(B) Child Abduction Prevention Order Attachment
FL-342 Child Support Information and Order Attachment
FL-346 Attourney's Fees And Costs Order Attachment
FL-191 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities (Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures)
FL-192 Child Support Case Registry Form
FL-196 Income Withholding for Support - Instructions
FL-195 Income Withholding for Support

At-issue Agreement/Stipulation, Judgment, Attachments to Judgment (Packet E4)

This packet is used to get a Judgment if the other party has filed a Response to the Petition, or you have a written agreement.

Present an original and two copies for filing.

When submitting the Notice of Entry of Judgment (Form FL-190) to the clerk, include two postage prepaid envelopes, one addressed to you and one addressed to the Respondent.

Use this packet to get a Judgment if the other party has filed a Response to the Petition, or you have a written agreement.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-153 Paternity Packet Cover Sheet
MFL-143 Request for Trial (Family Law)
FL-330-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service
FL-335-INFO Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
FL-330 Proof of Personal Service
FL-335 Proof of Service by Mail
FL-130 Appearance, Stipulations, and Waivers
FL-130(A) Declaration and Conditional Waiver of Rights Under the Service Members Civil Relief Act of 2003
FL-240 Stipulation for Entry of Judgment Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship
FL-235 Advisement and Waiver of Rights Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship
FL-190 Notice of Entry of Judgment
FL-250 Judgment (Uniform Parentage - Custody and Support)
FL-341 Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment
FL-341(A) Supervised Visitation Order
FL-341(B) Child Abduction Prevention Order Attachment
FL-342 Child Support Information and Order Attachment
FL-346 Attorney's Fees And Costs Order Attachment
FL-191 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities (Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures)
FL-192 Child Support Case Registry Form
FL-196 Income Withholding for Support - Instructions
FL-195 Income Withholding for Support

Request to Calendar - (Packet R1)

There is no filing fee to request to have a criminal case placed on calendar.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MCR-106 Packet Cover Sheet
MCR-104 Request to Calendar Information
MCR-103 Request to Calendar Case
MC-030 Declaration
MCR-105 Proof of Service

Filing a Small Claims Case   (Packet I1)

Filing Fee:
  $30  For claims of $1,500 or less
  $50  For claims of $1,500 to $5,000
  $75  For Claims of $5,001 to $10,000  (no corporate filings)
$100  if you have filed more than 12 claims in the past year

Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MSC-100 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
SC-100-INFO Information for the Small Claims Plaintiff
Notice Small Claims Certified Mail Notice
SC-100 Plaintiff's Claim and Order to Go to Small Claims Court
SC-100A Other Plaintiffs or Defendants (Small Claims)
SC-103 Fictitious Business Name
SC-104B What is "Proof of Service?"
SC-104C How to Serve a Business or Public Entity
SC-104 Proof of Service
SC-104A Proof of Mailing (Substituted Service)
SC-109 Authorization to Appear
SC-112A Proof of Service by Mail (Small Claims)
SC-200-INFO What to Do After the Court Decides Your Small Claims Case (Small Claims)
SC-220-INFO Payments in Small Claims Cases (Small Claims)
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders

Summary Dissolution (Packet L1)

Judgment and Notice of Entry of Judgment should be submitted six months and one day from the date Petition is filed.

Filing Fee:  $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

When submitted, provide two prepaid envelopes, one addressed to yourself and one to the other party.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MFL-120 Packet Cover Sheet
FL-810 Summary Dissolution Information
FL-800 Joint Petition for Summary Dissolution of Marriage
FL-820 Request for Judgment, Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage, and Notice of Entry of Judgment
FL-825 Judgment Of Dissolution And Notice Of Entry Of Judgment

Unlawful Detainer - Complaint (Packet K1)

 

Filing Fee:
   $240 if amount up to $10,000
   $385 if amount is over $10,000, up to $25,000

Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

 

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MUD-100 Packet Cover Sheet
CM-010 Civil Case Cover Sheet
MUD-110 Unlawful Detainer Cover Sheet
UD-100 Complaint - Unlawful Detainer
SUM-130 Summons - Unlawful Detainer - Eviction
POS-010 Proof of Service of Summons
UD-150 Request/Counter-Request to Set Case for Trial-Unlawful Detainer
CIV-100 Request for Entry of Default (Application to Enter Default)
UD-116 Declaration for Default Judgment by Court (Unlawful Detainer Civ Proc. § 585(d))
UD-110 Judgment - Unlawful Detainer
UD-110S Judgment - Unlawful Detainer Attachment
UD-115 Stipulation for Entry of Judgment (Unlawful Detainer)
EJ-130 Writ of Execution
MCSO-UD Letter of Instructions to the Levying Officer
MUD-102 Stipulation for Entry of Judgment
MUD-103 Notice of Request for Entry of Judgment Pursuant to Default and Supporting Declaration

Unlawful Detainer - Answer (Packet K2)

Filing Fee:
   $225 if amount up to $10,000
   $370 if amount is over $10,000, up to $25,000

Fee Waiver available upon request.

Please present an original and two copies for filing.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MUD-101 Packet Cover Sheet
UD-105 Answer - Unlawful Detainer
POS-020 Proof of Personal Service - Civil / Information sheet for Personal Service - Civil
POS-030 Proof of Service by First-Class Mail - Civil / Information Sheet for Service by First-Class Mail - Civil

Temporary Restraining Order, Proof of Service, Order after Hearing (Packet C1)

There is no filing fee if the defendant has inflicted or threatened violence against an employee of the plaintiff, or stalked the employee, or acted or spoke in any other manner that has placed the employee in reasonable fear of violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MWV-100 Instructions on Filing a Petition for Workplace Harassment
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
MMC-120 Civil and Family Law Ex Parte Request Information
MMC-121 Ex Parte Hearing Notice Information
MMC-110 Request for Interpreter
WV-100-INFO How Do I Get an Order to Prohibit Workplace Violence? (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-100 Petition of Employer for Injunction Prohibiting Violence or Threats of Violence Against Employee
CLETS-001 Confidential CLETS Information
WV-109 Notice of Court Hearing (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-110 Temporary Restraining Order
WV-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"? (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-130 Proof of Personal Service
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (extra for Order After Hearing)
WV-260 Proof of Service of Order After Hearing by Mail
MCSO Service Request for Service by Sheriff for Restraining Orders

Response - Proof of Service Firearm Checklist (Packet C2)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against an employee of the plaintiff, or stalked the employee, or acted or spoke in any other manner that has placed the employee in reasonable fear of violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MWV-101 Instructions on Filing a Petition for Workplace Harassment
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
WV-120-INFO How Can I Respond to a Petition for Orders to Stop Workplace Violence? (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-120 Response to Petition for Orders to Stop Workplace Violence (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service
WV-250 Proof of Service of Response by Mail (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-800-INFO How do I Turn in or Sell my Firearms?
MFD-101 If I am Served with a Restraining Order in Mendocino County what do I do with my Gun or Firearm?
MFD-102 Gun or Firearm Relinquishment or Sale (Checklist)
BOF110 Prohibited Persons Notice Form and Power of Attorney for Firearms and Disposal
MFD-022 No Guns or Other Firearms Statement
WV-800 Proof of Firearms Turned In or Sold (Workplace Violence Prevention)

Temporary Restraining Order Reissuance (Packet C3)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against an employee of the plaintiff, or stalked the employee, or acted or spoke in any other manner that has placed the employee in reasonable fear of violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MWV-102 Instructions on File a Petition for Workplace Harassment
MWV-110 How to Ask for a New Hearing Date
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
WV-115 Request to Continue Court Hearing and to Reissue Temporary Restraining Order
WV-116 Notice of New Hearing Date and Order on Reissuance
WV-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"? (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (Workplace Violence Prevention)

Restraining Order Renewal   (Packet C4)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against an employee of the plaintiff, or stalked the employee, or acted or spoke in any other manner that has placed the employee in reasonable fear of violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MWV-103 Instructions on File a Petition for Workplace Harassment
MWV-120 How do I Ask the Court to Renew My Temporary Restraining Order?
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
WV-700 Request to Renew Restraining Order
WV-710 Notice of Hearing To Renew Restraining Order
WV-200-INFO What is "Proof of Personal Service"? (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (Workplace Violence Prevention)
WV-730 Order Renewing Workplace Violence Restraining Order
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (extra for Order Renewing Restraining Order)
WV-260 Proof of Service Order After Hearing by Mail

Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order (Packet C5)

There is no filing fee if the petition alleges that you have inflicted or threatened violence against an employee of the plaintiff, or stalked the employee, or acted or spoke in any other manner that has placed the employee in reasonable fear of violence.  Otherwise, the fee is $435.  Fee Waiver available upon request.

This packet is to be served on the restrained person, along with a copy of the Temporary Restraining Order.

FORM NUMBER DESCRIPTION
MWV-104 Packet Cover Sheet
SHLA SHLA Center Flyer
WV-720 Response to Request to Renew Restraining Order
WV-200 Proof of Personal Service (extra for Order Renewing Restraining Order)
WV-260 Proof of Service Order After Hearing by Mail

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