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Important: Even if courts are closed, you can still file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our FAQ on Courts and COVID-19.
Legal Information: Puerto Rico
In this link, you will find the form to file for an order of protection. Here you can fill out the paperwork online, print it and bring to the courthouse. Please keep in mind that you can also find this form in the courthouse. To find out the location of the courthouse in your area, go to our PR Courthouse Locations page.
If you don’t know how to fill out the form or if you want to talk to someone at a local domestic violence organization for support, go to our PR Advocates and Shelters page.
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