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March 9, 2021

What are the steps to getting an elder abuse protection order?

The steps to getting an elder abuse protection order are similar to the steps for getting a protection from abuse order.

If someone is filing on your behalf, s/he must submit a sworn petition that gives facts about the abuse.1 After that, you will be notified that the petition has been filed.2

1Ala. Code § 38-9F-6(b)
2Ala. Code § 38-9F-6(d)