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November 14, 2023

34-26-5-14 Mutual and separate orders of protection

Sec. 14. (a) A court may not grant a mutual order for protection to opposing parties.

(b) If both parties allege injury, the parties shall do so by separate petitions. The trial court shall review each petition separately in an individual or a consolidated hearing and grant or deny each petition on the petition’s individual merits. If the trial court finds cause to grant both petitions, the court shall do so by separate orders with specific findings justifying the issuance of each order.