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November 21, 2023

How do I register my protective order in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, registering your protective order is called making the order “executory,” which can be done if you file a petition requesting it and attach a copy of your order.  There will be a hearing at which the judge can order the creation of a Uniform Abuse Prevention Order, which the court clerk will file and send to the Louisiana Protective Order Registry.1

If you need help registering your protection order, you can contact a local domestic violence organization in Louisiana for assistance. You can find contact information for organizations in your area on our LA Advocates and Shelters page.

1 LA R.S. 13:4248