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March 19, 2020

Who can file for a disorderly conduct restraining order?

Anyone who is a victim of disorderly conduct can file for a disorderly conduct restraining order.  If you are a minor, (younger than 18 years old), your parent or guardian can file for you.1  You do not need to have a specific relationship with the abuser.2  It may be a neighbor, acquaintance, intimate partner, family member, etc.

1 N.D.C.C. § 12.1-31.2-01(2)
2 See N.D.C.C. § 12.1-31.2-01(5)