Forms by division

Local downloadable court forms appear in the tabbed sections below.
Judicial Council forms can be found at the California Courts Web site.

Amador Superior Court local forms are provided in the PDF format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your local computer. If you have problems opening any of the forms, an updated version can be downloaded from the   Adobe website. Forms indicated as fillable may be filled out online but cannot be saved with the changes.
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PLEASE NOTE:
* A red star indicates a MANDATORY FORM, all other forms are optional.

CIVIL

Form Description Updated Format
ADR Information Sheet * MISC-020:   Information about Alternative Dispute Resolution pursuant to Amador Local Rule 3.221.
04/27/11 Adobe pdf file
Application for Issuance of Writ CIV-005: Application for Issuance of Writ of Execution, Possession or Sale ( Code of Civil Procedure section 712.010 ). 04/27/11 Adobe pdf file
Application to Place Matter
on Calendar to Dismiss
Temporary Restraining Order
/Restraining Order
FCO030: Ex Parte Application used to place a Civil case on calendar to request a restraining order be dismissed. 09/10 Adobe pdf file
Case Intake Form * Amador Rule of Court 11.20 requires parties filing new civil cases to complete all identifying information available to them regarding all parties to the case, and submit the form at the time of filing. 07/11/08 Adobe pdf file
Declaration re: Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders FCS-004: Used to give notice of ex parte hearing, or explain why no notice is being given. 04/10 Adobe pdf file
Mediator Application CIV-099: Civil Litigation Mediator Application.  06/15/06 Adobe pdf file
Stipulation to Mediator CIV-25: Used for parties/counsel to stipulate to a civil mediator.
Civil Mediators Panel   Court Arbitrators List
04/08 Adobe pdf file

Claims

Form Description Updated Format
Attorney Claim Form * FIN-020: Used by Court Appointed Attorney's to submit claims to the Court. 10/05/12 Adobe pdf file
Investigator Claim Form * FIN-021: Used by Investigators and other Professional Services to submit claims to the Court. 10/05/12 Adobe pdf file
Mediator's Claim Form * FIN-022: Used by Family Law Mediators, Civil Mediators and Evaluators to submit claims to the Court. 10/05/10 Adobe pdf file

CRIMINAL

Form Description Updated Format
1203.4 Instructions
1203.4 Forms Packet
CRIM26A: After successful completion of probation, if you qualify, you may petition the court to dismiss the charges under Penal Code §1203.4. If it is in the interest of justice, the judge may allow you to file the petition before probation ends. You may also petition the court under 1203.4a after conviction of a misdemeanor. 09/29/06 Adobe pdf file
Application to Shorten Time CRIM-072: Ex Parte Application is used to request an Order Shortening Time for Filing and Service. 06/08 Adobe pdf file
Order on Application to
Shorten Time
CRIM-073: Order on Ex Parte Application is used to rule on an Order Shortening Time for Filing and Service. 06/13 Adobe pdf file
Application to Place Matter
on Calendar
CRIM-070: Ex Parte Application is used to place matter on calendar when counsel/party requests a hearing date and is unable to comply with procedures. 06/08  Adobe pdf file
Order on Application to
Place Matter on Calendar
CRIM-071:Proposed Order which must be submitted to the court in conjunction with the ex parte application to place matter on calendar. 05/13 Adobe pdf file
Certificate of Rehabilitation and Pardon CRIM-199, CRIM-200,CRIM-202: This packet provides instructions and all forms needed to file a Certificate Of Rehabilitation and Pardon
05/12/11 Adobe pdf file
DUI form- PRU-100 PRU-100: DUI Advisement of Rights, Waiver and Plea Form.
(1st Offense Only-VC 23152)
01/07 Adobe pdf file
DUI form-PRU-101 PRU-101: DUI Advisement of Rights, Waiver and Plea Form. 
(VC 23152)
01/07 Adobe pdf file
DUI form-PRU-102 PRU-102: Addendum to DUI Advisement of Rights, Waiver and Plea Form. 09/05 Adobe pdf file
DUI form-PRU-103 PRU-103: DUI Advisement of Rights, Waiver and Plea Form. 
(VC 23153) 
01/06 Adobe pdf file
Felony Advisement of Rights
CRIM-016: Felony Advisement of Rights.
( Soon to be fillable. )
06/08 Adobe pdf file
Misdemeanor Advisement of Rights
CRIM-017: Misdemeanor Advisement of Rights.
( Soon to be fillable. )
06/08 Adobe pdf file
Felony Waiver and Plea Form
Addendum to Plea Form
CRIM-018: Use to enter a plea of guilty to felony charges.
Firearm Addendum
04/12 Adobe pdf file
Request for Modification CRIM-025: Use for requesting to change a portion of your sentence. (examples:) Converting Jail Time to Work Program, Fine Due Date. The Defendant’s Statement of Assets(CR-230) form MUST be attached to this request. 01/11 Adobe pdf file
Defendant's Statement of Assets (CR-230) CRIM-230: The Defendant’s Statement of Assets Form must be attached to any Request for Modification of fines. 03/12 Adobe pdf file
Plea in Absentia (CRIM-203) CRIM-203: A Plea in Absentia is used when the defendant authorizes his/her attorney to appear on their behalf and enter a plea without the Defendant having to be present in court. This is used if the Defendant waives his/her right to personally appear in court and enter a plea. 03/03/14 Adobe pdf file
Petition for Restricted License CRIM-032: Use this form to request a recommendation for restricted license and Court's decision.
02/07 Adobe pdf file
Waiver of Defendant's Presence (Penal Code §977) CRIM-002: Request for the court to proceed during every absence of the defendant. 05/12/11 Adobe pdf file

FAMILY

Form Description Updated Format
Application to Place Matter
on Calendar to Dismiss
Temporary Restraining Order
/Restraining Order
FCO030: Ex Parte Application used to place a Family Law case on calendar to request a restraining order be dismissed. 09/10 Adobe pdf file
Declaration re: Notice Upon Ex Parte Application for Orders FCS-004:: Used to give notice of ex parte hearing, or explain why no notice is being given. 04/10 Adobe pdf file
Family Law Case Management Statement * FCS-043: Used to inform the Court as to your updated Family Law case status. 08/25/11 Adobe pdf file
Family Law Settlement Conference Statment FCS-052: Used to inform the court what the parties have agreed to and what they are disputing. 09/17/12 Adobe pdf file
Firearm Declaration FCS-006: Used by restrained person to comply with mandatory firearm requirements. 05/14/01 Adobe pdf file
Grandparent Rights Information
Petition for Joinder
Petition for Grandparent Rights
FCS-080: Grandparent Rights Packet:  Information sheet;
Petition for Joinder (Custody/Visitation); Petition.
06/19/12 Adobe pdf file
Judgement Checklist FCS-101:FCS-101: Use this checklist to determine which forms are needed to get a Judgment in your case. 03/05/14 Adobe pdf file
Mediation/Evaluation Client Complaint Form
FCS-100: Used to inform the Court of your complaint against a mediator or evaluator. 04/24/12 Adobe pdf file
Memorandum To Set Case For
Trial
FCS-031: Used to request case set for trial. 04/24/12 Adobe pdf file
Request to Set Default/Uncontested Matter For Hearing
FCS-044: Used to request hearing set on default or uncontested matter. 08/11 Adobe pdf file

GENERAL

Form Description Updated Format
Citizen Complaint Form While the Grand Jury will investigate complaints presented to it in any form, it is desirous that this form be used whenever possible. Please identify the specific problem and describe the circumstances. Document your complaint with all available evidence and submit copies of all available documents. 05/09/11 Adobe pdf file
Court Complaint Form OPREF-036: Use this form to file a Complaint with the Court against, Court Administration, a Temporary Judge, Court appointed Counsel for Child, Courtroom experience, Staff, and/or a Mediator. 09/05/12 Adobe pdf file
Court Record Search Request Used to request court files. 06/18/10 Adobe pdf file
Public Information Request Used to request judicial administrative records. 05/09/11 Adobe pdf file

INTERPRETER

Form Description Updated Format
Invoice * Use to submit invoice for professional services. 04/11 Adobe pdf file

PROBATE

Form Description Updated Format
Decedents Estates Judicial Council Probate-Decedent's Estate forms   Adobe pdf file
Guardianships/Conservatorships Judicial Council Probate-Guardianship and Conservatorship forms   Adobe pdf file

TRAFFIC

Form Description Updated Format
Request For Continuance of
Traffic Court Trial and Order
TRF-026: Use for requesting a continuance in a traffic court trial previously set. Any request for a continuance must be in writing and received by the Court at least 10 (ten) days prior to the court date. 07/09 Adobe pdf file
Application to Place Matter
on Calendar
CRIM-070: Ex Parte Application is used to place matter on calendar when counsel/party requests a hearing date and is unable to comply with procedures. 06/08  Adobe pdf file
Order on Application to
Place Matter on Calendar
CRIM-071:Proposed Order which must be submitted to the court in conjunction with the ex parte application to place matter on calendar. 05/13 Adobe pdf file
Request for Modification CRIM-025: Use for requesting to change a portion of your sentence (examples:) Converting Jail Time to Work Program, Fine Due Date.
The Defendant’s Statement of Assets(CR-115) form
MUST be attached to this request.
01/11 Adobe pdf file
Defendant's Financial Statement (CR-230) CRIM-230: The Defendant’s Financial Statement Form must be attached to any Request for Modification of fines. 03/12 Adobe pdf file
Petition for Restricted License CRIM-032: Use this form to request a recommendation for restricted license and Court's decision.
02/07 Adobe pdf file
Request for
Traffic School & Order
TRF-027: Use this form to request permission to attend traffic school. 09/01/11 Adobe pdf file
Request for new trial
(TRIAL DE NOVO) TR-220
TR-220: If you are dissatisfied with the court's decision.
Use this form to request a new trial.
01/01/99 Adobe pdf file
Waiver of Constitutional
Rights & Plea
TRF-001Use to withdraw previously entered plea of not guilty and vacate trial date. 04/10 Adobe pdf file

FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

+ Do I need a special program to open PDF forms?
The Adobe Reader software is required to open pdf files. If you do not have this application already installed on your computer, please download the free program prior to accessing the files.
+ Where do I file my forms.
IN PERSON:
You may submit your paperwork in person at the clerks office at:
Amador Superior Court, 500 Argonaut Lane, Jackson, CA. 95642
during office hours, or left in the dropbox at the Courthouse entrance. (See Local Rule 11.22).
BY MAIL:
You may mail your paperwork to:
Amador Superior Court, 500 Argonaut Lane, Jackson, CA 95642.
Be sure and include the proper fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of your copies.
+ How do I create Pleading Paper?
The Sacramento County Public Law Library contains easy to follow instructions,
that will guide you through creating pleadings at home or on the library's public
computer terminals using Microsoft Word, ( versions 2003 and earlier ).
You can also download blank pleading paper from the Saclaw site.