(a) The court shall be empowered to grant protection by appropriate order or approve any consent agreement to bring about a cessation of abuse of the plaintiff or minor children, which are not limited to but may include:
(1) directing the defendant to refrain from abusing the plaintiff or minor children;
(2) granting possession to the plaintiff of the residence or household to the exclusion of the defendant by evicting the defendant or restoring possession to the plaintiff when the residence or household is jointly owned or leased by the parties;
(3) when the defendant has a duty to support the plaintiff or minor children living in the residence or household and the defendant is the sole owner or lessee, granting possession to the plaintiff of the residence or household to the exclusion of the defendant by evicting the defendant to restoring possession to the plaintiff or by consent agreement allowing the defendant to provide suitable, alternative housing; or
(4) awarding temporary custody or establishing temporary visitation rights with regard to minor children.
(b) Any protection order or approved consent agreement shall be for a fixed period of time as the court deems appropriate. The court may amend its order or agreement at any time upon subsequent petition or motion filed by either party.
(c) No order or agreement under this Chapter shall in any manner affect title to any real property.