Know the Laws: West Virginia
UPDATED November 27, 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 West Virginia, there are several types of orders explained below.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from harm by a family or household member.
Your WV protective order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to WV or are going to be in WV for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.