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December 3, 2020

What protections can I get in an extreme risk protection order?

In an extreme risk protection order, the judge can order that the respondent not have firearms in his/her custody or control and not purchase, possess, receive, or attempt to purchase or receive a firearm while the order is in effect.1 The order also requires the respondent to surrender any firearms s/he currently has in his/her custody.2

1 Wash. Code § 7.94.040(7)(g)
2 Wash. Code § 7.94.050(6)(g)