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Updated: 
December 13, 2019

What is a protection from stalking order?

A protection from stalking order is a civil order issued by the court telling the abuser to stop certain acts that are considered stalking.1 You do not need to file criminal charges to be able to apply for/receive a civil protection from stalking order.2

1 33 L.P.R.A. § 4013(g)
2 33 L.P.R.A. § 4023