Legal Information: Missouri
Updated: October 18, 2022
Where can I find more information about orders of protection due to stalking or sexual assault?
Orders of protection due to stalking or sexual assault come from the same laws as orders of protection due to domestic violence. The main difference, however, is that to get an order of protection due to stalking or sexual assault, you do not have to have a family member or household relationship with the person who the order is against (the respondent). For more information on the process of applying for an order of protection due to stalking or sexual assault, you can read the information in our Orders of Protection due to Domestic Violence section.
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