What is a Protective Order? It is a court order that protects you from someone who has been violent or threatened to be violent. Violence can include sexual assault. How can a Protective Order help me?
How can a Protective Order help me?
It can order the other person to:
- Not hurt you or threaten to hurt you
- Not contact you or go near you, your children, other family relatives, your pets, your home, where you work, or your children’s schools
- Not have a gun or a license to carry a gun
- The police can arrest the other person for violating any of these orders