Legal Information: Pennsylvania
Updated: November 4, 2022
What protections can I get in a protection from sexual violence or intimidation order?
After a hearing, if the judge grants you a protection from sexual violence or intimidation order, the judge can order that the abuser not:
- enter your home;
- enter your place of work, business, or school; and
- have any contact with you (or other specific protected parties) either directly or through a third person.1
The judge can also order anything else that s/he believes is necessary to protect you.1
1 42 Pa.C.S. § 62A07(b)
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