Legal Information: Alabama
Updated: 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)
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