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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of November 21, 2023

Where can I file for a sexual assault protective order?

You can file for a sexual assault protective order in any court that hears family or juvenile matters. However, it must be filed in the parish:

  • where you live;
  • where the abuser lives; or
  • where the sexual assault occurred.1

1 LA R.S. § 46:2185