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Legal Information: Nebraska
Updated: October 30, 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)
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