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December 3, 2020

Where can I file for a stalking protection order?

A petition for a stalking protection order can be filed in the county where you live, unless you have moved to get away from the stalker. Then you can file in either the county where you previously lived or the county where you currently live.1

1 R.C.W. § 7.92.050(8)