Who Can Be Protected?
If you or your children are the victims of physical or sexual abuse, or threatened abuse, you can be protected under the Domestic Violence Protection Order Act. This applies if you are related to the abuser as a family member, were married, have ever lived together, have a child(ren) together, you are a step parent or step child, blood relation other than parent or child, or have an established dating relationship and are 16 years of age or older.

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1. Where Can I Go For Help?
2. What are the different types of protection orders I can get from the County Clerk’s Office?
3. Who Can Be Protected?
4. What Will Happen?
5. What can an Order For Protection do?
6. What an Order of Protection cannot do:
7. Why is an Order for Protection Important?
8. How Can I Renew My Protection Order?
9. What Will It Cost?