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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
January 25, 2019

Can a minor file for an interpersonal protective order?

Yes. A minor can file on his/her own or an adult can file for an interpersonal protective order on behalf of a minor victim of dating violence and abuse, sexual assault, or stalking.1 The adult who files it for the minor does not have to be his/her parent or guardian.

1 KRS § 456.030(1)(d)