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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?

You can find information about LGBTQIA victims of abuse and what types of barriers they may face on our LGBTQIA Victims page.