What is an Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse Restraining Order?

An elder or dependent adult abuse restraining order applies to a person seeking a protective order who falls within the definition of an elder or dependent adult:

  • and a victim of:
    • physical or financial abuse,
    • neglect, abandonment, or isolation, or
    • treatment that has been physically or mentally harmful to the elder or dependent adult.

Elder or Adult Dependent Abuse Forms

Download the Form Packet

Filing Fee

You do not have to pay fees when filing these forms, but you will be required to complete the fee waiver application if you are going to ask the Sheriff's Department to serve the restrained party with the temporary restraining order.

Where do I file my forms?

Present the completed petition for protective orders forms at the Wakefield Taylor Courthouse, 725 Court Street in Martinez.

What if I need an interpreter?

If you need an interpreter at your restraining order hearing, tell the clerk when you file your restraining order forms so that one may be arranged for you.