Form CH-120 Response to Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders - California

Form CH-120 or the "Response To Request For Civil Harassment Restraining Orders" is a form issued by the California Courts.

Download a PDF version of the Form CH-120 down below or find it on the California Courts Forms website.

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Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
Response to Request for Civil
CH-120
Harassment Restraining Orders
Use this form to respond to the Request (form CH-100)
Read How Can I Respond to a Request for Civil Harassment
Restraining Orders? (form CH-120-INFO) to protect your rights.
Fill out this form and take it to the court clerk.
Have someone age 18 or older—not you—serve the person in
1
or
his or her lawyer by mail with a copy of this form and any attached
pages. (Use form CH-250, Proof of Service of Response by Mail.)
Person Seeking Protection
1
Full name of person seeking protection (see form CH-100, item
):
1
Fill in court name and street address:
Superior Court of California, County of
Person From Whom Protection Is Sought
2
Your Name:
a.
Your Lawyer (if you have one for this case)
Name:
State Bar No.:
Firm Name:
Court fills in case number when form is filed.
.
b
Your Address (If you have a lawyer, give your lawyer’s information.
Case Number:
If you do not have a lawyer and want to keep your home address
private, you may give a different mailing address instead. You do not
have to give telephone, fax, or e-mail.)
Address:
Present your response and any opposition at the
hearing. Write your hearing date, time, and place
City:
State:
Zip:
from form CH-109 item
here:
3
Telephone:
Fax:
Date:
Time:
è
Hearing
E-mail Address:
Dept.:
Room:
Date
Personal Conduct Orders
3
If you were served with a Temporary
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
Restraining Order, you must obey it until the
hearing. At the hearing, the court may make
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested.
orders against you that last for up to five years.
(Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
c.
I agree to the following orders (Specify below or in item
on page 3.)
11
Stay-Away Orders
4
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested. (Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
c.
I agree to the following orders (specify below or in item
on page 3):
11
Additional Protected Persons
5
a.
I agree that the persons listed in item
3
of form CH-100 may be protected by the order requested.
3
b.
I do not agree that the persons listed in item
of form CH-100 may be protected by the order requested.
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Response to Request for Civil Harassment
CH-120,
Page 1 of 4
Revised January 1, 2018, Mandatory Form
Code of Civil Procedure, §§ 527.6 and 527.9
Restraining Orders
(Civil Harassment Prevention)
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
Response to Request for Civil
CH-120
Harassment Restraining Orders
Use this form to respond to the Request (form CH-100)
Read How Can I Respond to a Request for Civil Harassment
Restraining Orders? (form CH-120-INFO) to protect your rights.
Fill out this form and take it to the court clerk.
Have someone age 18 or older—not you—serve the person in
1
or
his or her lawyer by mail with a copy of this form and any attached
pages. (Use form CH-250, Proof of Service of Response by Mail.)
Person Seeking Protection
1
Full name of person seeking protection (see form CH-100, item
):
1
Fill in court name and street address:
Superior Court of California, County of
Person From Whom Protection Is Sought
2
Your Name:
a.
Your Lawyer (if you have one for this case)
Name:
State Bar No.:
Firm Name:
Court fills in case number when form is filed.
.
b
Your Address (If you have a lawyer, give your lawyer’s information.
Case Number:
If you do not have a lawyer and want to keep your home address
private, you may give a different mailing address instead. You do not
have to give telephone, fax, or e-mail.)
Address:
Present your response and any opposition at the
hearing. Write your hearing date, time, and place
City:
State:
Zip:
from form CH-109 item
here:
3
Telephone:
Fax:
Date:
Time:
è
Hearing
E-mail Address:
Dept.:
Room:
Date
Personal Conduct Orders
3
If you were served with a Temporary
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
Restraining Order, you must obey it until the
hearing. At the hearing, the court may make
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested.
orders against you that last for up to five years.
(Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
c.
I agree to the following orders (Specify below or in item
on page 3.)
11
Stay-Away Orders
4
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested. (Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
c.
I agree to the following orders (specify below or in item
on page 3):
11
Additional Protected Persons
5
a.
I agree that the persons listed in item
3
of form CH-100 may be protected by the order requested.
3
b.
I do not agree that the persons listed in item
of form CH-100 may be protected by the order requested.
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Response to Request for Civil Harassment
CH-120,
Page 1 of 4
Revised January 1, 2018, Mandatory Form
Code of Civil Procedure, §§ 527.6 and 527.9
Restraining Orders
(Civil Harassment Prevention)
Case Number:
Guns or Other Firearms and Ammunition
6
If you were served with form CH-110, Temporary Restraining Order, you cannot own or possess any guns,
other firearms, or ammunition. (See item
of form CH-110.) You must sell to or store with a licensed gun
7
dealer, or turn in to a law enforcement agency, any guns or other firearms in your immediate possession or
control within 24 hours of being served with form CH-110. You must file a receipt with the court. You may
use form CH-800, Proof of Firearms Turned In, Sold or Stored, for the receipt.
a.
I do not own or control any guns or firearms.
b.
I ask for an exemption from the firearms prohibition under Code of Civil Procedure section 527.9(f) because
carrying a firearm is a condition of my employment, and my employer is unable to reassign me to another
position where a firearm is unnecessary. (Explain):
Check here if there is not enough space below for your answer. Put your complete answer on an attached
sheet of paper and write “Attachment 6b—Firearms Surrender Exemption” as a title. You may use form
MC-025, Attachment.
c.
I have turned in my guns and firearms to the police or sold them to or stored them with a licensed gun dealer.
A copy of the receipt
is attached.
has already been filed with the court.
Possession and Protection of Animals
7
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested. (Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
I agree to the following orders (specify below or in item
on page 3):
c.
11
Other Orders
8
a.
I agree to the orders requested.
b.
I do not agree to the orders requested. (Specify why you disagree in item
on page 3.)
11
c.
I agree to the following orders (specify below or in item
on page 3):
11
Denial
9
I did not do anything described in item
7
of form CH-100. (Skip to
.)
11
Revised January 1, 2018
Response to Request for Civil Harassment
CH-120,
Page 2 of 4
Restraining Orders
(Civil Harassment Prevention)
Case Number:
Justification or Excuse
10
If I did some or all of the things that the person in
1
has accused me of, my actions were justified or excused for
the following reasons (explain):
Check here if there is not enough space below for your answer. Put your complete answer on an attached sheet
of paper and write “Attachment 10—Justification or Excuse” as a title. You may use form MC-025, Attachment.
Reasons I Do Not Agree to the Orders Requested
11
Explain your answers to each order requested that you do not agree with.
Check here if there is not enough space below for your answer. Put your complete answer on an attached sheet
of paper and write “Attachment 11—Reasons I Disagree” as a title. You may use form MC-025, Attachment.
Revised January 1, 2018
Response to Request for Civil Harassment
CH-120,
Page 3 of 4
Restraining Orders
(Civil Harassment Prevention)
Case Number:
No Fee for Filing
12
a.
I request that I not be required to pay the filing fee because the person in
1
claims in form CH-100
item
to be entitled to free filing.
13
b.
I request that I not be required to pay the filing fee because I am eligible for a fee waiver. (Form FW-001,
Request to Waive Court Fees, must be filed separately.)
Lawyer's Fees and Costs
13
I ask the court to order payment of my
a.
Lawyer’s fees
Court costs.
The amounts requested are:
Item
Amount
Item
Amount
$
$
$
$
$
$
Check here if there are more items. Put the items and amounts on the attached sheet of paper and write
“Attachment 13—Lawyer’s Fees and Costs” for a title. You may use or form MC-025, Attachment.
b.
I ask the court to deny the request of the person asking for protection that I pay his or her lawyer’s fees
and costs.
14
Number of pages attached to this form, if any:
Date:
}
Lawyer’s name (if any)
Lawyer’s signature
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the information above and on all
attachments is true and correct.
Date:
}
Type or print your name
Sign your name
Response to Request for Civil Harassment
CH-120,
Page 4 of 4
Revised January 1, 2018
Restraining Orders
(Civil Harassment Prevention)
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