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Updated: 
April 8, 2020

Who can get a sexual assault protective order?

Any person against whom an act of nonconsensual sexual contact was committed can file for a sexual assault protective order. You do not need to have any relationship with the abuser to file for a sexual assault protective order. The abuser can be a stranger or an acquaintance.1

1 LA R.S. 46:2183(A)