How do I get a Protective Order?
  • Protective Orders are available to people who have been physically abused or have been threatened with physical abuse by a family or household member.
  • •This includes spouses, ex-spouses, parents, children, and other relatives by blood or marriage, people who now live or formerly lived in the same household, emancipated minors and persons with children in common but who have never lived together.
  • •If the victim is a minor, or is legally incompetent, another adult can file. The victim or the abuser must be a resident of the county in which the petition is filed.

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1. What is a Protective Order?
2. What is an Emergency Ex Parte Protective Order?
3. What is Eligibility and Limitations of the Protective Order?
4. Where do I get a Protective Order?
5. How do I get a Protective Order?
6. How Long do Protective Orders last?
7. How to Use Your Protective Order?
8. What Happens if they Violate the Protective Order?