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Updated: 
November 10, 2017

What is a sexual assault protective order?

Similar to a protective order for domestic abuse, a sexual assault protective order is a court order that can protect you from an abuser if you are the victim of nonconsensual sexual contact.1 Unlike the protective order for domestic abuse, you do not need to have a specific relationship with the abuser to get a sexual assault protective order.2

1 LA R.S. § 46:2184
2 LA R.S. § 46:2183(A)