WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.

Legal Information: Kentucky

Restraining Orders

View all
Updated: 
October 29, 2019

What is an interpersonal protective order?

An interpersonal protective order is a civil court order that protects you from an abuser if you are a victim of:

However, if the person who has sexually assaulted or stalked you is a family member or an intimate partner with whom you live(d), have a child, or married, you would file for a protective order based on domestic violence instead.  Please see Protective Orders / Domestic Violence Orders for more information.

1 KRS § 456.030(1)