Procedure for the Remote Filing of Temporary Restraining Orders

Notice of Changes Regarding Temporary Restraining Orders

Effective July 1, 2021, and consistent with the Governor's Executive Order 12B, section 3 and sections 46b-15 and 46b-16a of the Connecticut General Statutes, any application for a Temporary Restraining Order/Relief From Abuse must be accompanied by an affidavit made under oath that includes the specific facts that form the basis for relief. After 5:00 PM on June 30, 2021, it is no longer adequate to file the application documents under penalty of false statement.

For applications for relief from abuse and related forms, go to