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Legal Information: Virginia

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 4, 2020

Can the abuser find out my address and/or phone number from the order?

No. The court officials (as well as police officers) are not allowed to tell anyone the residential address, phone number, or place of employment of you or your family members if they are included in the order.1

1 Va. Code §§ 19.2-152.8(H); 19.2-152.9(F); 19.2-152.10(H)