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Legal Information: District of Columbia
Updated: November 1, 2019
Who can file for an extreme risk protection order?
You can file for an extreme risk protection order if:
1. you are related to the respondent by:
- domestic partnership;
2. you and the respondent:
- have a child in common;
- live together; or
- have a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship; or
3. you are filing in your official capacity as any of the following:
- a sworn member of the Metropolitan Police Department; or
- a mental health professional.1
1 D.C. Code § 7-2510.01(2)
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