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Legal Information: Ohio

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
November 4, 2019

What is the legal definition of domestic violence in Ohio?

This section defines domestic violence for the purposes of getting a protection order. Domestic violence is when a family or household member or someone you are in a dating relationship with does any of the following:

1 Ohio Rev. Code § 3113.31(A)(1)
2 Ohio Rev. Code § 2151.031(D)