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Updated: 
November 8, 2018

Can I file for a protection order against a same-sex partner?

In Colorado, you may apply for a domestic violence protection order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Am I eligible to file for a domestic violence protection order?  You must also be the victim of an act of domestic violence, which is explained here What is the legal definition of domestic violence in Colorado?