The PPO forms (below) are provided only to show you what each looks like & what information you must include. Your court might not accept a print-out of the SCAO forms from this web site. If so, when you file for your PPO you may have to use the ORIGINAL forms the court clerk gives you.
If your court lets you use a printed-out form, many of the PDF documents listed below have fill in the blank fields. Just type in teh required information and check the necessary boxes and print it all out! (Use the Tab key to go from field-to-field)
Some of the PPO forms available below are in PDF format. If you cannot view them, download & install the free Acrobat Reader.
By using the “do-it-yourself” Personal Protection Order, YOU ARE CHOOSING TO REPRESENT YOURSELF IN A LAWSUIT. You have involved the Court, so YOU MUST FOLLOW THE COURT’S RULES. If you miss a required step, or fail to properly and completely fill out required forms, the Order you get from the Court could be ineffective, and you could remain unprotected.
Can I fill out PPO forms online?
Call your County’s Circuit Court Clerk to find out. Some courts may insist that you use their SCAO forms packets, or local forms.
Most of the forms listed above are in PDF, and have fill-in-the-blank fields. (Use the Tab key to go from field-to-field.) The forms include instruction notes on which sections you must fill out. Check-boxes can be checked and unchecked, as needed. You can save your work and reopen the form. When you are done, print it off.