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Legal Information: Nebraska

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
March 5, 2020

Am I eligible for a domestic violence protection order?

You may be eligible to file for a domestic violence protection order if you have been the victim of abuse by one of the following family or household members:

  • your spouse or former spouse;
  • a person with whom you currently live or used to live;
  • a person with whom you have had a child, even if you were never married;
  • a person you are dating or have dated in the past;
  • a relative by blood or marriage; or
  • your child.1

If you do not qualify for a domestic violence protection order, you may qualify for a harassment protection order. See our Harassment Protection Orders section for more information.

1 NE R.S. § 42-903(3)