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December 1, 2020

What is the legal definition of domestic abuse in Oklahoma?

Domestic abuse, for the purposes of getting a protective order, is when a family or household member, or someone you have had a dating relationship with:

  • physically harms you or
  • threatens you with immediate physical harm.1

You can also get a protective order if a family or household member, or dating partner has harassed you.

1 22 O.S. § 60.1(1)

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