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Election-Related Emergencies:

The court and clerk’s office are open on Election Day during normal court hours between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Persons seeking urgent after-hours election-related court relief should telephone the Orange County Registrar of Voters Hotline at (714) 567-5197.

The Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, can advise the public if a solution is available without court intervention or provide information about how to request after-hours court relief.

The Voter Bill of Rights is available on the Secretary of State’s webpage at https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-bill-rights/.

General voter information can be found on the website of the Orange County Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, at https://www.ocvote.com/vc/web/voting

Self-Help Court Form Packets

Court Form Packets

Appeals

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-APP-01 Appealing a Parking Citation January 26, 2024
SHC-APP-02 Limited Civil Appeal January 26, 2024
SHC-APP-03 Misdemeanor Appeal August 25, 2022
SHC-APP-04 Appealing a Civil Citation January 26, 2024
SHC-APP-05 Appealing the Decision in an Infraction Case July 27, 2021
SHC-APP-06 Petition for a Writ of Mandate in a Misdemeanor, Infraction or Limited Civil Case January 26, 2024
SHC-APP-07 Alternative Writ of Mandate -DUI January 1, 2024
SHC-APP-08 Alternative Writ of Mandate – Non-DUI January 1, 2024
SHC-APP-09 Petition for Writ (Small Claims) July 21, 2021

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-CC-01 Care Act - Become a Link to Care September 29, 2023
SHC-CC-02 Care Act - Become a Link to Care (Chinese) February 29, 2024
SHC-CC-03 Care Act - Become a Link to Care (Korean) February 29, 2024
SHC-CC-04 Care Act - Become a Link to Care (Spanish) February 29, 2024
SHC-CC-05 Care Act - Become a Link to Care (Vietnamese) February 29, 2024

CIVIL HARASSMENT

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-CH-01 Civil Harassment Restraining Order

January 5, 2024

SHC-CH-02 Modification of a Civil Protective Order August 5, 2021
SHC-CH-03 Private Postsecondary School Violence Protective Order January 26, 2024
SHC-CH-04 Responding to a Civil Harassment Restraining Order January 1, 2023
SHC-CH-05 Responding to a Request for a Private Postsecondary School Restraining Order July 28, 2021
SHC-CH-06 Responding to a Request for Workplace Restraining Violence Restraining Order January 26, 2024
SHC-CH-07 Workplace Violence Restraining Order January 26, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-CPJ-01 Enforcement of Judgment-Levy on Personal Property(Bank Account) January 26, 2024
SHC-CPJ-02 Claim of Exemption for Wage Garnishment September 01, 2021
SHC-CPJ-03 Claim of Exemption for Levy on Personal Property October 1, 2021
SHC-CPJ-04 Wage Garnishment January 05, 2024
SHC-CPJ-05 How to Serve a Bench Warrant January 24, 2024.

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-CIV-08 Civil Complaint - Recovery of COVID-19 Rental Debt January 19, 2024
SHC-CIV-09 Answering a Recovery of COVID-19 Rental Debt Complaint January 24, 2024
SHC-SC-06 Opening a Small Claims Case for Recovery of COVID-19 Rental Debt January 16, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-FL-01 Stipulation for Custody and Visitation January 1, 2023
SHC-FL-02 App and Order for Posting or Publication - Family Law January 1, 2023
L-1172 Information Sheet - Legal Resources October 13, 2023
SHC-FL-03 Petition for Custody and Support of a Minor Child September 15, 2023
SHC-FL-04 Ex Parte Application for Earnings Assignment Order September 01, 2021
SHC-FL-05 Petition for Grandparent Visitation September 15, 2023
SHC-FL-06 How to Serve a Respondent in Mexico July 27, 2021
SHC-FL-07 How to Serve a Respondent in Mexico (Spanish) July 27, 2021
SHC-FL-08 Adoption January 24, 2024
SHC-PB-10 De Facto Parent Request August 5, 2021
SHC-RFO-01 RFO Child Support August 10, 2022
SHC-RFO-02 RFO Child Visitation Ex-Parte January 9, 2024
SHC-RFO-03 RFO Child Visitation January 1, 2023
SHC-RFO-04 RFO Motion August 10, 2022
SHC-RFO-05 RFO Other August 10, 2022
SHC-RFO-06 RFO Spousal Support August 10, 2022
SHC-RFO-07 RFO Accounting January 24, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-FW-01 How to File a Fee Waiver April 1, 2023

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-GV-01 Gun Violence Restraining Order January 16, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-INT-01 Request for Interpreter (Civil) July 30, 2021

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-NC-01 Name Change February 1, 2024
SHC-NC-03 Name Change Under Safe at Home Program February 1, 2024
SHC-NC-04 Name and Gender Change for a Minor October 09, 2023
SHC-NC-05 Name and Gender Change for an Adult: w/out a Family law case February 1, 2024
SHC-NC-06 Gender Change & Issuance of a New Birth Certificate for an Adult February 1, 2024
SHC-NC-07 Name Change: Minor or Adult with a Family Law Case January 01, 2023

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-P-01 Paternity 1 September 15, 2023
SHC-P-02 Default and Judgment to Establish a Parental Relationship (Paternity) January 31, 2024
SHC-P-03 Paternity Response September 15, 2023
SHC-P-04 Stipulated Judgment to Establish a Parental Relationship January 31, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-SC-01 Opening a Small Claims Case January 5, 2024
SHC-SC-02 Small Claims-How to Collect a Judgment January 16, 2024
L-1172 Information Sheet - Legal Resources October 13, 2023
SHC-SC-03 Small Claims - Request to Postpone Trial July 27, 2021
SHC-SC-04 Small Claims - Request to Make Payments January 16, 2024
SHC-SC-05 Small Claims – Order to Produce Statement of Assets and to Appear for Examination July 27, 2021
SHC-SC-06 Opening a Small Claims Case for Recovery of COVID-19 Rental Debt January 16, 2024

Form Number Form Packet Title Date Revised
SHC-T-01 Trial by Written Declaration July 21, 2021
L-1172 Information Sheet - Legal Resources October 13, 2023

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