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Restraining Orders

  • Gun Violence Restraining Order

    A Gun Violence Restraining Order is a court order that prohibits someone from having a gun, ammunition, or magazines (ammunition storage and feeding devices).

  • Domestic Violence Restraining Order

    You may obtain a domestic violence restraining order if a person has abused you and you have a close relationship with that person (married or registered domestic partners, divorced, separated, dating or used to date), or you are related (parent, child, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, in-law).

News, Updates & Notices

About the Court

The court consists of thirteen judges and two commissioners. The judiciary, under a single presiding judge, hears all cases filed with the court. The Court serves the citizenry of San Luis Obispo County at three locations - San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Grover Beach.

2024 Judicial Assignments


The Court will resolve disputes fairly, in a manner that promotes public trust and confidence. We will be innovative, efficient, and provide equal and meaningful access to justice. Judicial officers and employees will stand together with a united court culture, where all are able to achieve their very best to serve the needs of the Court and the community.

Community Outreach

To schedule a speaker, tour, or for more information about Community Outreach projects or the Strategic Plan, contact Michael Powell, Court Executive Officer, at