Form EPO-002 "Firearms Emergency Protective Order" - California

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EPO-002
LAW ENFORCEMENT CASE NUMBER:
FIREARMS EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDER
1. RESTRAINED PERSON (insert name of subject):
F Ht.:
Wt.:
Hair color:
Eye color:
Race:
Age:
Date of birth:
Sex:
M
2. TO THE RESTRAINED PERSON (Also see important Warnings and Information on Page 2):
YOU MUST NOT own, possess, purchase, receive, or attempt to purchase or receive any firearm or ammunition. If you have any
firearms or ammunition, you MUST IMMEDIATELY SURRENDER THEM IN A SAFE MANNER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ON
REQUEST. If no request has been made, you must surrender all firearms and ammunition in a safe manner to your local law
enforcement agency or sell them to or store them with a licensed gun dealer within 24 hours of being served with this order. You
must file a receipt proving surrender, sale, or storage with the Court listed below within 48 hours, or if the court is closed,
then on the next business day after the firearms are surrendered or sold. FAILURE TO TIMELY FILE THIS RECEIPT IS A
VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER.
(Name and address of court):
3. THIS ORDER WILL EXPIRE ON:
TIME
INSERT DATE
OF 21st CALENDAR DAY
DO NOT COUNT
DAY THE ORDER IS GRANTED
4.
Reasonable grounds for the issuance of this Order exist, and a Firearms Emergency Protective Order (1) is necessary because
the Restrained Person poses an immediate danger of causing personal injury to himself or herself or to another by having custody
or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm; and (2) less restrictive alternatives were ineffective or have
been determined to be inadequate or inappropriate under the circumstances.
5.
To the Restrained Person: This order will last until the expiration date and time noted above. You are required to
surrender all firearms and ammunition that you own or possess in accordance with section 18120 of the Penal Code and
you may not have in your custody or control, own, purchase, possess, or receive, or attempt to purchase or receive, a
firearm or ammunition while this order is in effect. However a more permanent gun violence restraining order may be
obtained from the court. You may seek advice of an attorney as to any matter connected with the order. The attorney
should be consulted promptly so that the attorney may assist you in any matter connected with the order.
Judicial officer (name):
at (time):
granted this Order on (date):
APPLICATION
Officer has a reasonable cause to believe that the grounds set forth in item 4, above, exist (state supporting facts and dates;
6.
specify weapons—number, type and location):
7.
Firearms were
observed
reported
searched for
seized.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
By:
(PRINT NAME OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER)
(SIGNATURE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER)
Agency:
Telephone No.:
Badge No.:
PROOF OF SERVICE
8.
Person served (name):
9.
I personally delivered copies of this Order to the person served as follows: Date:
Time:
Address:
10.
At the time of service, I was at least 18 years of age.
I am a California law enforcement officer.
11.
My name, address, and telephone number are (this does not have to be server's home telephone number or address):
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME OF SERVER)
(SIGNATURE OF SERVER)
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Page 1 of 2
Firearms Emergency Protective Order (CLETS-EGV)
Rev. January 1, 2017, Mandatory Form
ONE copy to court, ONE copy to restrained person, ONE copy to issuing agency
Penal Code, § 18125 et seq.
EPO-002
LAW ENFORCEMENT CASE NUMBER:
FIREARMS EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDER
1. RESTRAINED PERSON (insert name of subject):
F Ht.:
Wt.:
Hair color:
Eye color:
Race:
Age:
Date of birth:
Sex:
M
2. TO THE RESTRAINED PERSON (Also see important Warnings and Information on Page 2):
YOU MUST NOT own, possess, purchase, receive, or attempt to purchase or receive any firearm or ammunition. If you have any
firearms or ammunition, you MUST IMMEDIATELY SURRENDER THEM IN A SAFE MANNER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ON
REQUEST. If no request has been made, you must surrender all firearms and ammunition in a safe manner to your local law
enforcement agency or sell them to or store them with a licensed gun dealer within 24 hours of being served with this order. You
must file a receipt proving surrender, sale, or storage with the Court listed below within 48 hours, or if the court is closed,
then on the next business day after the firearms are surrendered or sold. FAILURE TO TIMELY FILE THIS RECEIPT IS A
VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER.
(Name and address of court):
3. THIS ORDER WILL EXPIRE ON:
TIME
INSERT DATE
OF 21st CALENDAR DAY
DO NOT COUNT
DAY THE ORDER IS GRANTED
4.
Reasonable grounds for the issuance of this Order exist, and a Firearms Emergency Protective Order (1) is necessary because
the Restrained Person poses an immediate danger of causing personal injury to himself or herself or to another by having custody
or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm; and (2) less restrictive alternatives were ineffective or have
been determined to be inadequate or inappropriate under the circumstances.
5.
To the Restrained Person: This order will last until the expiration date and time noted above. You are required to
surrender all firearms and ammunition that you own or possess in accordance with section 18120 of the Penal Code and
you may not have in your custody or control, own, purchase, possess, or receive, or attempt to purchase or receive, a
firearm or ammunition while this order is in effect. However a more permanent gun violence restraining order may be
obtained from the court. You may seek advice of an attorney as to any matter connected with the order. The attorney
should be consulted promptly so that the attorney may assist you in any matter connected with the order.
Judicial officer (name):
at (time):
granted this Order on (date):
APPLICATION
Officer has a reasonable cause to believe that the grounds set forth in item 4, above, exist (state supporting facts and dates;
6.
specify weapons—number, type and location):
7.
Firearms were
observed
reported
searched for
seized.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
By:
(PRINT NAME OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER)
(SIGNATURE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER)
Agency:
Telephone No.:
Badge No.:
PROOF OF SERVICE
8.
Person served (name):
9.
I personally delivered copies of this Order to the person served as follows: Date:
Time:
Address:
10.
At the time of service, I was at least 18 years of age.
I am a California law enforcement officer.
11.
My name, address, and telephone number are (this does not have to be server's home telephone number or address):
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME OF SERVER)
(SIGNATURE OF SERVER)
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Page 1 of 2
Firearms Emergency Protective Order (CLETS-EGV)
Rev. January 1, 2017, Mandatory Form
ONE copy to court, ONE copy to restrained person, ONE copy to issuing agency
Penal Code, § 18125 et seq.
EPO-002
FIREARMS EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDER
WARNINGS AND INFORMATION
TO THE RESTRAINED PERSON: You are prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, receiving, or
attempting to purchase or receive a firearm or ammunition. (Pen. Code, § 18125 et seq.) A violation of this Order
is a misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine or imprisonment for six months or both. (Pen. Code, §§ 19, 18205.)
Within 24 hours of receipt of this order, you must turn in your firearms to a law enforcement agency or sell them
to or store them with a licensed firearms dealer until the expiration of this order. (Pen. Code, § 18125 et seq.) A
receipt proving surrender, sale, or storage must be filed with the court within 48 hours of receipt of this order, or
on the next court business day if the 48 hour period ends on a day when the court is closed. You must also file
the receipt with the law enforcement agency that served you with this Order. You may use Form GV-800, Proof of
Firearms Turned In, Sold, or Stored for this purpose.
This Firearms Emergency Protective Order is effective when made. It will last until the date and time in item 3 on
the front.
A law enforcement officer or agency or a family member may seek a more permanent restraining order from the
court.
If you violate this order, you will also be prohibited from having in your custody or control, owning, purchasing,
possessing, or receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive, a firearm or ammunition for an additional five-
year period, to begin on the expiration of the more permanent gun violence restraining order. (Pen. Code, §
18205.)
This protective order must be enforced by all law enforcement officers in the State of California who are aware of
it or shown a copy of it. The terms and conditions of this order remain enforceable regardless of the acts or any
agreement of the parties; it may be changed only by order of the court.
A la persona restringida: Tiene prohibido ser dueño de un arma de fuego, poseer, comprar o tratar de comprar, recibir o
tratar de recibir u obtener un arma de alguna otra manera. (Código Penal, §§ 18125 y siguientes). Una violación de esta
orden está sujeta a una multa de $1000 y encarcelamiento de seis meses o ambos. (Código Penal, §§ 19 y 18205.)
Dentro de las 24 horas de recibir esta orden, tiene que entregar sus armas de fuego a una agencia del orden público o
venderlas a o guardarlas con un comerciante de armas autorizado hasta el vencimiento de esta orden. (Código Penal, §§
18125 y siguientes). Dentro de las 48 horas de recibir esta orden, se tiene que presentar a la corte una prueba de
haberlas entregado, vendido, o guardado. Se puede usar la forma GV-800 por este propósito.
Esta orden de protección de emergencia de arma de fuego entra en vigencia en el momento en que se emite. Durará
hasta la fecha y hora indicadas en el punto 3 al otro lado.
Un agente o agencia del orden público o un familiar puede pedir que la corte emita una orden de restricción más
permanente de la corte.
Si está en violación de este orden de restricción, se le prohibirá tener en su posesión o control, comprar, poseer o recibir,
o intentar comprar o recibir un arma de fuego o municiones por otro periodo de cinco años mas, a comenzar a partir del
vencimiento de la orden de restricción actual de violencia con armas de fuego. (Código Penal, § 18205.)
Todo agente del orden público del estado de California que tenga conocimiento de la orden o a quien se le muestre una
copia de la misma deberá hacer cumplir esta orden de protección. Los términos y condiciones de esta orden se podrán
hacer cumplir independientemente de las acciones de las partes; solo la corte podrá cambiar esta orden.
To law enforcement: The Firearms Emergency Protective Order must be served on the restrained person by the officer if the
restrained person can reasonably be located. A copy must be filed with the court as soon as practicable after issuance. Also, the officer
must have the order entered into the computer database system for protective and restraining orders maintained by the Department of
Justice.
The provisions in this Temporary Firearms Emergency Protective Order do not affect those of any other protective or restraining order
in effect, including a criminal protective order. The provisions in another existing protective order remain in effect.
EPO-002 [Rev. January 1, 2017]
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