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Laws current as of September 1, 2023

What are the steps to getting an elder abuse protection order?

The steps to getting an elder abuse protection order are similar to the steps for getting a protection from abuse order.

If someone is filing on your behalf, s/he must submit a sworn petition that gives facts about the abuse.1 After that, you will be notified that the petition has been filed.2

1 Ala. Code § 38-9F-6(b)
2 Ala. Code § 38-9F-6(d)