Hotline: (760) 955-8723                                           Outreach Office: (760) 955-8010    
  P.O. Box 2825 Victorville CA 92393-2825
Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
Emergency Protective Order (EPO)

Order After Hearing (OAH)
A “permanent” restraining order issued by the court against the respondent after a hearing. Provides the same specific restrictions of a TRO and may be ordered for up to three years. The victim may renew the order before it expires if necessary.

Domestic Violence Protection Orders

Criminal Protective Order (CPO)
An order issued by the court, requested by the District Attorney in a criminal case against a defendant. The order usually requires that the defendant have no contact with the victim and other witness of a crime—including the victim’s children.  A CPO may include a stay away order, no contact order and no abusive behavior order. 

TROs can be valid for up to three weeks and
may be made permanent after a hearing. "A Better Way" can help you  file a TRO every Tuesday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm @
The Victorville Courthouse 14455 Civic Drive Victorville CA 92392
conference room #2 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm