Legal Information: Delaware

Restraining Orders

View all
Updated: 
October 26, 2018

Can I get an order of protection from abuse against a same-sex partner?

In Delaware, you may apply for an order of protection from abuse against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Who can get an order of protection from abuse?  You must also be the victim of an act of abuse, which is explained here What is the legal definition of abuse in Delaware?