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JV-180, Page 1 of 3
Request to Change Court Order
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Revised January 1, 2020, Mandatory Form
Welfare and Institution Code, §§ 366.3(f), 388, 778
California Rules of Court, rules 5.524, 5.570
Request to Change Court Order
JV-180
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
Fill in court name and street address:
Superior Court of California, County of
Clerk fills in case number when form is filed.
Case Number:
Fill in child's name:
Name of Child:
b.
My name:
Your information:
a.
I am the:
(specify):
child parent legal guardian
foster parent
sibling or other relative
social worker
probation officer attorney
other
c.
My address:
d.
My city, state, zip code:
e.
My telephone number:
f.
If you are an attorney:
My client’s name:
My client’s relationship to the child:
My State Bar number:
My client’s address (if confidential, see item 3):
This form can be used to ask the court to change an order, to ask the court to
dismiss your case, to ask the court to terminate reunification services, or to
ask the court to recognize your relationship with your sister or brother. After
filling out this form, take it to the clerk of the court.
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Type of request (check the appropriate box below and add specific details in items 6–9, as applicable):
b.
a.
c.
e.
I am asking the court to change an order.
I am asking the court to terminate its jurisdiction.
I am asking the court to terminate reunification services.
I am asking the court to order that reunification services be resumed for six months.
I am asking the court to recognize my relationship with my sibling(s).
(1)
I am related to my sibling(s) through (name of parent):
(2)
I am related to my sibling(s)
by marriage.by blood or adoption
If you want to keep your address or your client’s address confidential, fill out Confidential Information (Request to
Change Court Order) (form JV-182), and do not write the address on this form.
Check here if form JV-182 is attached.
a.
Name:
b.
Date of birth:
c.
Attorney (if known):
e.
d. The child lives with or in a (check all that apply):
Child’s information:
parent legal guardian relative
foster home
group home
I don’t know
Name of the person the child lives with or the place where he or she lives:
Address:
Check here if unknown.
d.
Name of child:
Case Number:
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JV-180, Page 2 of 3
Request to Change Court Order
Rev. January 1, 2020
Information about parents, legal guardians, and others:
a.
Names of parents or legal guardians:
(Check here if unknown.)
b.
Address of parent/legal guardian:
(Check here if unknown.)
c.
Address of parent/legal guardian:
(Check here if unknown.)
d.
Indian tribe (if applicable and known):
e.
CASA volunteer (if applicable and known):
f.
Educational rights holder (if applicable and known):
g.
Social worker or probation officer (if applicable and known):
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If you are asking the court to recognize your relationship with your sibling but not asking the court to change an
order, you may skip to item 8.
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the judge made the following order that I think should be changed:
On (date, if known):
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Check here if you need more space for any of the answers. Attach a sheet of paper and write “JV-180” at the top
of the page.
Number of pages attached:
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What has happened since that order that might change the judge’s mind? (Give new information that the judge did
not have when the order was made):
What new order or orders do you want the judge to make now?
Why would the requested order or action be better for the child?
Signature
Type or print name
Date:
Case Number:
Name of child:
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I have had a copy of my request sent to the people listed below, as applicable. I have checked the correct box to the
right of each name to show whether, as far as I know, that person agrees with my request.
If you do not have an attorney, the clerk will send notice and copies of your request to all persons required to
receive notice under Welfare and Institutions Code sections 297 and 386 and rules 5.524 and 5.570 of the
California Rules of Court.
Name Agree Disagree
Not
Applicable
District attorney:
Child (if 10 years old, or older):
Other:
County counsel:
Attorney for parent/legal guardian:
Attorney for parent/legal guardian:
Sibling’s attorney:
Sibling’s caregiver:
Sibling (if petition filed & 10+ years old):
Indian custodian:
Indian tribe:
Educational rights holder:
CASA volunteer:
Preadoptive parent:
Current caregiver/foster parent:
Probation officer:
Social worker:
Legal guardian:
Legal guardian:
Parent:
Parent:
Child’s attorney:
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You can ask the judge to make a decision without a court hearing if all the people named above agree with your
request. Check here
if you want a decision without a hearing.
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I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the information in this form is true
and correct to the best of my knowledge.
If anyone disagrees with your request, please explain why (if known):
Don’t
Know
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Request to Change Court Order
Rev. January 1, 2020
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