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Updated: 
July 16, 2017

What is a protection order against malicious harassment, stalking, and telephone harassment (harassment protection order)?

A protection order against malicious harassment, stalking, and telephone harassment (harassment protection order) is a civil court order that offers protection to victims of harassment and stalking (and/or their children) regardless of whether you have a specific relationship with the abuser.*  The petition must be filed within 90 days of when the stalking or harassment took place.**

* I.C. § 18-7907(1),(2)
** I.C. § 18-7907(4)