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Legal Information: Kentucky
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)
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