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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: Colorado

Colorado Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
January 17, 2020

Restraining Orders

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Colorado, there are domestic violence protection orders, protection orders for stalking, sexual assault, physical harm/threats and abuse of elderly/at-risk, and extreme risk protection orders.