How do I get an extreme risk protection order?
The steps to get an extreme risk protection order are similar to the steps to get a domestic violence restraining order, but you will fill out different forms. When filing for an extreme risk protection order, your petition must include:
- the specific statements, actions, or facts that cause you to fear future dangerous acts by the respondent;
- the number, types, and locations of any firearms you believe to be in the respondent’s current ownership, possession, custody, or control;
- whether there are any known restraining orders issued against the respondent; and
- whether there are any pending lawsuits or court cases involving you and the respondent in the state of Washington.1
1 Wash. Code § 7.94.030(3)