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July 9, 2021

Who can get a sexual abuse protective order?

You may be eligible for a sexual abuse protective order if you are the victim of sexual abuse and fear for your physical safety. Additionally, to qualify for a sexual abuse protective order, the following must also apply:

  • you and the abuser cannot be family or household members;
  • the abuser must be at least 18 years old; and
  • there cannot currently be an existing restraining order or criminal court order prohibiting the abuser from contacting you.1

1 ORS § 163.763(1), (2)(b)