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Important note: Although courts may be closed or accepting limited cases due to COVID-19, there should still be a way to file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our Frequently Asked Questions Involving Courts and COVID-19, or call your local courthouse for more details.

Legal Information: Arkansas

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
February 12, 2020

Domestic Violence Orders of Protection

A domestic violence order of protection is a civil order that can protect you from abuse by someone with whom you have a specific relationship.