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December 18, 2019

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.1

1 Alaska Statute § 18.65.850(e)