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I Need a Personal Protection Order — Domestic Relationship

This toolkit tells you about getting a personal protection order (PPO) against someone with whom you have or used to have a domestic relationship. This could be someone you dated, lived with, married, or who is a parent of your child. For general information about personal protection orders, read the Articles. Read the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to ask the court for a personal protection order, use the Forms link to prepare your forms. The Checklists below have step-by-step instructions for asking the court for a personal protection order. Go to Courts & Agencies for information about the court or agency that will handle your case.

Common Questions

Common Questions

Checklist — How to Ask for an Ex Parte Personal Protection Order (Domestic Relationship) (print)

Checklist — How to Ask for a Personal Protection Order (Domestic Relationship) after a Hearing (print)

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