Legal Information: Iowa

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
January 31, 2018

Can I get an order for protection against a same-sex partner?

In Iowa, you may apply for a protective order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Am I eligible to file for a protective order?  You must also be the victim of an act of domestic abuse, which is explained here What is the legal definition of domestic abuse in Iowa?