Legal Information: Delaware
Updated: December 8, 2020
Can I get an order of protection from abuse if I'm a minor?
Under Delaware law, a minor is a person under 18 years of age. If you are a minor you can get an order of protection by having your parent, legal guardian or child protection services file for an order on your behalf.1
1 10 Del. C. §§ 1041(3)(b); 1043(a)
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