Getting A Restraining or Protection Order
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This category concerns the options, process, and limitations of getting a restraining order (otherwise known as a protection order, order of protection, or other terms) to address domestic violence and abuse.
This is the legal process for a civil restraining order. Follow the steps to prepare to file for a restraining order. You will need to file your petition in court, get a temporary restraining order issued, then you may get a final restraining order.
These forms are the Louisiana Uniform Abuse Prevention Order forms, mandated for use. This set of forms includes temporary restraining orders, protective orders, preliminary and permanent injunctions, criminal "stay away" orders, and orders to modify, dissolve and dismiss prior orders.