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January 1, 2024

Who can get an order of protection due to stalking or sexual assault?

You can file for an order of protection against anyone who is stalking you or who has sexually assaulted you, no matter what that your relationship is to that person. You do not have to be in a relationship with the person or related to the person.1

1 MO ST §§ 455.010(12); 455.020(1)

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