Know the Laws: Louisiana
UPDATED December 2, 2012
A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Louisiana, there are protective orders and injunctions against abuse.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from a family or household member.
If you do not qualify for a protective order, you may be able to get protection through an injunction against abuse.
LA domestic violence protective orders can be enforceable in another state.
If you are planning to move to LA or are going to be in LA for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.