Temporary Restraining Order – Standard Pleading Caption.
APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
Plaintiffs __________ and __________ [names] hereby apply for a temporary restraining order restraining __________ [name], defendant, and __________ [his or her or its] agents and employees from __________ [specify acts to be restrained, such as: entering onto the property owned by plaintiff __________ (name) at __________ (address) and damaging or removing any structure, vegetation, wood, or trees on it or as the case may be] and an order requiring defendant to show cause why a preliminary injunction should not issue to restrain defendant and __________ [his or her or its] agents and employees from __________ [those same acts or specify acts to be restrained] while this action is pending. This application is based on the grounds that __________ [specify grounds supporting issuance of temporary restraining order, such as: since on or about __________ (date), defendant has entered and continues to enter on the property to fell trees and to remove wood and vegetation without permission and despite written and oral requests to cease] and that __________ [great or irreparable or great and irreparable] injury would result to plaintiffs before the matter can be heard on notice, as shown by the declaration of __________ [name] attached to this application.
This application is based on the declarations of __________ [name] and __________ [name], and the memorandum of points and authorities filed concurrently.
[Signature of attorney for Plaintiffs]
Temporary Restraining Order
(Please note that the process, forms and other specifics may change. Call and check with the Court first. The names and phone numbers below may not be current.)
A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) must be signed by a Superior Court Judge.
Arbitration Cases & Civil Matters (602) 506-3448 (Linda) with questions.
Website for forms: Maricopa County Superior Court. Click on court forms, Eforms on Demand, Frequently requested forms. You need –
1. CIVIL COVER SHEET (form # 204) On the Civil Cover Sheet, page 2, under # 150 (other civil), Mark 163 (other, and specify TRO.
2. BLANK MOTION (form # 207) and complete it for the TRO
3. Certificate of Arbitration (form # 200) Clerk of the Court said form #200, is probably not needed as this action should fall in the 150-170 area as you check #163, other and type in TRO.
In Phoenix, go to MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, Clerk’s office. Call to determine their location. They will take your original. They might send you up to see the judge sign the order. You need to have the original and 3 copies with you. Policies and procedures change over time. Call first in order to determine where to go.
In Mesa, MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT is located at 222 E. Javelina Ave. (located So. Of US 60 and West of Mesa Dr.) Call (602) 506-2020 first to verify Judge is there.
NOTE: If the property ownership (Trustor) is other than an individual(s), such as a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, etc., you must be represented by an attorney to obtain the TRO.