This is a legal form that was released by the California Judicial Branch - a government authority operating within California. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is Form VL-115?
A: Form VL-115 is the Order to File New Litigation by Vexatious Litigant in California.
Q: Who is considered a vexatious litigant in California?
A: A vexatious litigant in California is someone who repeatedly files lawsuits that are without merit or solely intended to harass.
Q: Why is Form VL-115 used?
A: Form VL-115 is used to order a vexatious litigant to obtain permission from the court before filing any new lawsuits.
Q: How can someone obtain Form VL-115?
A: Form VL-115 can be obtained from the clerk's office at the court where the vexatious litigant's case is pending.
Q: Is the use of Form VL-115 mandatory?
A: Yes, if a court has found someone to be a vexatious litigant, they must obtain permission by filing Form VL-115 before filing any new lawsuits.
Q: What happens if a vexatious litigant fails to comply with Form VL-115?
A: If a vexatious litigant fails to comply with Form VL-115, their new lawsuit may be dismissed or they may face further legal consequences.
Download a fillable version of Form VL-115 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the California Judicial Branch.