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Legal Information: Indiana
Can I get an order for protection against a minor?
As long as you meet the other requirements for filing for an order for protection, it does not matter if the abuser is a minor. You can still file an order for protection against a minor and the judge can still issue an ex parte order if necessary. However, if the case is set down for a hearing, the matter may be transferred to a court that handles cases against juveniles.1
1 IC § 34-26-5-2(e)
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