IF YOU NEED PROTECTION RIGHT NOW
Call “911” or a local law enforcement agency.
The information in this section explains how to obtain a Protection Order under the civil law. Information regarding Protection Orders issued in a criminal case can be found in the Criminal Section of this site.
In a civil action, you are asking the Court to protect you from another person. A Protection Order means any Order that prohibits the restrained person from contacting, harassing, injuring, intimidating, molesting, threatening, touching, stalking, sexually assaulting or abusing any protected person; or from entering or remaining on premises, or from coming within a specified distance of a protected person or premises; or from taking, transferring, concealing, harming, disposing of, or threatening harm to an animal owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held by a protected person; or any other provision to protect the protected person from imminent danger to life or health.