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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)
EMERGENCY REQUESTS DURING THE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
Yolo Superior Court has implemented an email and telephonic appearance process for all Ex Parte hearings for emergency civil, family law custody and guardianship matters. Effective immediately, requests and documents shall be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and must follow Rule 3.1200 et seq., Rule 5.92, Rule 5.151 et .seq. and Rule; 7.55 of the California Rules of Court.;
You will receive an email response confirming your Ex Parte request with the phone number that you shall use for the Ex Parte telephonic hearing.
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If you have been abused or are a victim of a crime, contact your local police agency or sheriff’s department who will seek an emergency protective order on your behalf.
To request a restraining order from the court, you must complete the appropriate forms and email them to email@example.com. The judge will review your request and grant or deny it. The Court will set a hearing in 45 days and email the orders back to the requesting party.
For more information and the forms you can go to:
You may also contact:
Empower Yolo for free legal assistance, (530) 661-6336, www.empoweryolo.org
EA restraining orders are available for people 65 years old or older or dependent adults, who have been abused, neglected, or harassed. The other party can be a caregiver or anyone else who has caused the harm to the elder or dependent adult.
You may contact Legal Services of Northern California for free legal assistance. (530) 662-1065. www.lsnc.net
You may find additional information on the California court website. https://www.courts.ca.gov/1058.htm
CH restraining orders are available for people who have been abused, stalked, sexually assaulted or harassed but they do not have a close relationship with the other party.
For example, the parties are often neighbors or relatives who are not close enough to qualify for a DV order.
You may also use Law Help Interactive to complete forms for a CH restraining order. https://lawhelpinteractive.org
You may find additional information on the California court website. https://www.courts.ca.gov/1044.htm
For many cases, especially cases that do not involve violence, a great alternative to filing a restraining order is mediation.
You may obtain free mediation services at Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. (530) 564-2324. www.yolocrc.org