Legal Information: Kansas

Restraining Orders

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June 21, 2021

Can I have my protection order changed, extended, or canceled in KS?

No.  Only the state that issued your foreign protection order can change, extend, or cancel the order. You cannot have this done by a court in Kansas.

To have your order changed, extended, or canceled, you will have to file a motion or petition in the court where the order was issued. You may be able to request that you attend the court hearing by telephone rather than in person, so that you do not need to return to the state where the abuser is living.  To find out more information about how to modify a restraining order, see the Restraining Orders page for the state where your order was issued. 

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