FORM DV-170 INSTRUCTIONS

OTHER ORDERS (DV-170)


NOTE:
You will need a copy of the English-language Judicial Council form DV-170 to follow these instructions. Also:



Filling out the Caption on your form

Leave Blank. The clerk will stamp this area when the form is filed.
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF” – write the name of the County where you are filing your case. Click here for location of courts.
Case Number: Write in the case number.



Filling out the rest of your form

Other Orders


Use this form to describe the orders made by the judge in item 18 on the Restraining Order After Hearing (Form DV-130).

1.

Write the Protected Person’s name.


2.

Write the Restrained Person’s name.


3.    Property Control:

Check this box if the judge has ordered that the Protected Person is the only one who can use, possess and control property that the parties both own or are in the process of buying. List this property.


4.    Debt Payment:

Check this box if the judge has ordered the Restrained Person to pay certain bills while the Restraining Order is in effect. List who the money is paid to, what the payment is for, how much the payment is, and when the payment is due.

If you need more room, you can attach an Additional Page (Form MC-020) (to be attached to any form) or a separate sheet of paper. Write “DV-170, Item 4 – Debt Payment” at the top of the page.


5.    Property Restraint:

Check this box if both the Protected Person and the Restrained Person are ordered not to transfer, borrow against, sell, hide or get rid of or destroy any property, including animals, except to pay for necessary living expenses. This item also requires each person to notify the other of any new or big expenses and to also explain these expenses to the judge. (The Restrained Person cannot contact the Protected Person if the court has made a “no contact” order.)


6.    Attorney’s Fees and Costs:

Check this box if the judge has ordered the Restrained Person to pay some or all of the Protected Person’s attorney fees and court costs. List who will be paid, what they will be paid for, how much is owed, and when payment is due.


7.    Payments for Costs and Services:

Check this box if the judge has ordered the Restrained Person to pay other costs. List who the money is paid to, what the payment is for, how much the payment is, and when the payment is due.


8.    Other Orders:

List any other court orders the judge has made other than those listed in Restraining Order After Hearing (Form DV-130).