Users' questions

When do you need an order of protection?

When do you need an order of protection?

If you are being physically harmed or threatened, you need an Order of Protection. With an Order of Protection, the police can arrest your abuser if he or she violates the order. You do not have to pay anything, and you don’t need an attorney to get an Order of Protection.

What can an adverse party do with a protection order?

The adverse party can file a Motion to Modify the protection order, and the court might schedule a hearing on the motion. If an extended protection order is issued, the adverse party can file an appeal to the district court, and the district court might affirm, modify, or vacate the order.

Can a defendant get a copy of a protective order?

Non-sharing protective orders also may allow a defendant to learn the identity of a plaintiff’s consulting expert if such an expert must sign and return to the defendant a copy of the protective order.

How does a personal protection order ( PPO ) work?

We’ll show you how restraining orders work and how you can file for one. What is a Personal Protection Order? A personal protection order (PPO) is a legal order that’s issued by the circuit court and can help prevent you and your family from being stalked, harassed, threatened, or hit by an abusive individual.

What is an order of protection in California?

An Order of Protection is a court order that is issued to stop a person from committing domestic violence or from contacting other people protected by the order.

Where can I get a personal protection order?

You can request a Personal Protection Order at the Domestic Violence Coalition. ·Protection Order- This is a civil order for victims of domestic violence who have been assaulted, threatened, or harassed and are afraid of being hurt again. The court tells the person who threatened or assaulted you not to harm you again.

What should be included in a protective order?

In the petition for a protective order, be as specific as possible about what things the person has done in the past to cause you harm or fear of harm. This includes dates, times, locations, and what happened. Start recording this information in detail IMMEDIATELY in a locked diary.

When to contact the court for an order of protection?

If appropriate, the officer will contact the court after hours to request the Court grant an Emergency Order of Protection.