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Updated: 
November 3, 2023

Who can get a sexual abuse protective order? Can a minor get an order?

You can file for a sexual abuse restraining order if you are the victim of sexual abuse, as defined by law. You can also file on behalf of a minor if you are the minor’s parent or guardian.1 

1 IA ST § 236A.3(1)

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