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.

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About Restraining (Protective) Orders

This information covers the topic of restraining (i.e. protective) orders in Louisiana. This includes the options, process, and limitations of restraining orders. A person may get a restraining order to help address domestic violence or abuse.

Domestic Violence And Abuse

This information covers issues related to and for people with domestic violence and abuse. This includes getting protective orders, enforcing them, understanding abuse, and getting resources and help if there is abuse.

How to File For A Restraining (Protective) Order

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.

Louisiana Protective Order Registry (LPOR) Forms

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.

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