Legal Information: California
Updated: February 16, 2022
Can a gun violence restraining order be renewed?
A gun violence restraining order issued after notice and a hearing may be renewed within the three months before it expires for an additional one- to five-year term at the request of anyone who could initially seek the order if they can demonstrate the conditions that supported the order continue to exist.1 The respondent may submit one request per year to request a hearing to terminate the order if those conditions no longer exist.2
1 Cal. Penal Code § 18190
2 Cal. Penal Code § 18185
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