Legal Information: Oklahoma
Updated: December 10, 2021
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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