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How to fill out Order of Protection

Before filling out a petition for an Order of Protection, an Injunction Against Harassment, or an Injunction Against Workplace Harassment, please read the Domestic Violence page. Once you download the form, you may either fill it out on your computer or print out the blank form and fill it in by hand at a later time. These forms can be used to petition for a new Order or to amend an existing Order or Injunction. Complete both the General Petition form and the Plaintiff's Guide Sheet for Protective Orders form.

The forms are fairly self-explanatory. Just follow the instructions on the form closely. If you fill out the form on the computer, you will only be able to fill out areas that require information from you. Please note, you cannot save completed forms to your computer's hard drive, you can only print them out. Take the completed forms to the court. At the court, using your forms as a reference, you will be asked to enter the information into an automated system or give it to the clerk for that purpose. The reset button at the bottom of the form will clear all of the fields.

If you wish to keep an address private or confidential closely read the instructions on that part of the form. Check our Locations section for directions and phone numbers to the Justice Court nearest you.

How to Designate Defendants


Individual:

John Jones
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Parents of a Minor:

John and Mary Jones, husband and wife
Parents of Johnny Jones, a minor
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

John Jones
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Corporation:

ABC Candy Store, Inc.
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
SERVE: John Jones, Statutory Agent *
5678 N. Notsoezee St.
Mesa, AZ 85201

* Service may also be effected upon an officer of the corporation – President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer.

Sole Ownership:

John Jones, dba
Jones’ Delicious Candy Shoppe
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Husband and Wife:

John and Mary Jones, husband and wife
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
SERVE: John Jones

John and Mary Jones, husband and wife
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
SERVE: Mary Jones

Two or more Defendants:

JOHN SMITH
1234 S. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

MARY JONES
1000 E. First Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Partnership:

JOHN SMITH, and JOE JONES, Partners
Dba JJ's Cafe 1000 E. First Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
SERVE: John Smith

JOHN SMITH, and JOE JONES, Partners
Dba JJ's Cafe 1000 E. First Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
SERVE: Joe Jones

When the Name of the Defendant is unknown:

JOHN DOE
1000 E. First Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Matilda DOE
JANE DOE Taylor
XYZ Corporation