Legal Information: Alaska

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
September 14, 2017

Can I still get an order even if I waited a long time to file after being sexually assaulted?

Yes.  The judge cannot deny your petition for a protective order if the only reason is that there has been a lapse of time between the sexual assault and the filing of the petition.*

* Alaska Statute § 18.65.850(e)