Legal Information: District of Columbia
Updated: October 30, 2023
What protections can I get in an extreme risk protection order?
In both an ex parte and a final extreme risk protection order, the judge can order that the respondent not possess, control, purchase, or receive any:
- registration certificate;
- license to carry a concealed pistol; or
- dealer’s license.1
1 D.C. Code §§ 7-2510.03(h); 7-2510.03(g)
WomensLaw serves and supports all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.
© 2008–2023 WomensLaw.org is a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided). NNEDV is a 501©(3) non-profit organization; EIN 52-1973408.