It is a crime for a member or former member of your family or household to physically injure you.
To report Domestic Violence Call 911
Please tell the investigating officers:
If an individual wants to act as their own attorney they can obtain the forms and instructions at no cost from the County Clerk's Office. There is no filing fee required when delivering the documents for filing to the Clerk's Office.
For further information on temporary restraining orders, consult the District Attorney's Office, a private attorney or the Legal Aid Foundation.
The Legal Aid Foundation has a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6pm as well as available appointments throughout the week. Please call (805) 963-6754 or drop in at Monday through Thursday, 9:30am – noon and 1:30 – 4pm.
Legal Aid is located at 301 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.