Legal Information: Oklahoma

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
June 16, 2017

What acts of violence can qualify me for a victim protective order?

You may be eligible for a victim protective order if someone committed any of the following crimes against you:

  • assault and battery with a deadly weapon;
  • forcible sodomy;
  • kidnapping;
  • rape; or
  • sexual offenses.*

We define these crimes in the following questions in this section.

You may also be eligible for a victim protective order if you are an immediate family member of a victim of first-degree murder against an offender who is:

  • the person who was charged and convicted of committing the murder; or
  • the person who was charged and convicted of being an accessory to the murder.**

* 22 O.S. § 40.2(A)
* 22 O.S. § 40.2(B)