Where to Find Help
UPDATED March 20, 2009
To file for a restraining order in Florida, go to the circuit court in your county. At the courthouse, find the Clerk of Court and ask for the appropriate paperwork.
If you need assistance filling out the form, ask the clerk for help. You will may be able to find some of these forms online ahead of time. You may also get help with the court system through one of the domestic violence organizations listed on our FL State and Local Programs page.