Contact us to file a Santa Monica Restraining Order. Free Consultation.A Santa Monica Restraining Order is handled at the Santa Monica Courthouse in response to conduct that occurs in the following areas: Del Ray, Marina Del Ray, Culver City, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel-Air, Beverly Crest, Beverly Hills, Westwood, Santa Monica, Sawtelle, West Los Angeles, Century City, Pico-Robertson, Beverlywood, Cheviot Hills, Rancho Park, Venice, Mar Vista, and Palms. After the closure of the Beverly Hills Courthouse for all functions except traffic infraction arraignments, the Santa Monica Courthouse has been assigned significantly more matters with varying practice areas.

Parking at the Santa Monica Courthouse is available adjacent to the courthouse. The Santa Monica Courthouse, in addition to handling civil harassment orders and domestic violence restraining orders,

Santa Monica Restraining Order Resources

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles’s Santa Monica Office offers help to residents of Santa Monica with civil harassment restraining orders and domestic violence restraining orders. The Legal Aid Foundation operates the Domestic Violence Clinic, as well as a Self-Help Legal Access Center within the Santa Monica Courthouse (Room 121 at the Santa Monica Courthouse). Clients for the Domestic Violence Clinic are seen Mondays through Fridays and are closed on Thursdays, from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. The Clinic also assists clients on a walk-in basis with regard to restraining orders and family law issues.
  • Santa Monica Police Department Domestic Crisis Unit  (310) 458-8491.
  • L.A. Commission on Assaults Against Women (24 hours) (310) 392-8381.
  • Sojourn Shelter for Battered Women (24 hours) (310) 264-6644.

The City of Santa Monica is a stand-alone, fully incorporated city within Los Angeles County and borders the Pacific Ocean to the west and the City of Los Angeles (Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Venice, and Sawtelle are all neighborhoods within the City of Los Angeles) on all other sides.

The City of Santa Monica was incorporated in 1886 with a total land area of over eight square miles. Its total population is approximately 90,000 people. Santa Monica’s violent crime rate is slightly above the rate in Los Angeles County and above the violent crime rate for California.