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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of April 26, 2024

Can I get a protection order against a same-sex partner?

In Nebraska, you may apply for a domestic violence protection order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Am I eligible for a domestic violence protection order?  You must also be the victim of an act of abuse, which is explained here What is the legal definition of abuse in Nebraska?

You can find information about LGBTQIA victims of abuse and what types of barriers they may face on our LGBTQIA Victims page.