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Legal Information: Wisconsin

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
July 16, 2020

Can I get an injunction against a same-sex partner?

In Wisconsin, you may apply for an injunction against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Am I eligible to file for a domestic abuse injunction?  You must also be the victim of an act of domestic abuse, which is explained here What is the legal definition of domestic abuse in Wisconsin?

You can find information about LGBTQIA victims of abuse and what types of barriers they may face on our LGBTQIA Victims page.