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Important: Even if courts are closed, you can still file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our FAQ on Courts and COVID-19.

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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
January 27, 2020

What if the abuser is in the military?

Civil protective orders are supposed to be enforceable by military officials on military installations.  Please see our Military Protective Orders page for more information.