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Restraining Orders

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April 25, 2018

What are the grounds (reasons) for getting a protective order?

A protective order is a civil court order that is designed to stop violent and harassing behavior and to protect you and your family from the abuser.  You can file a petition for a protective order in Oklahoma for:

The person who is committing one of the above acts against you must be a family or household member (which includes the current spouse of your ex-spouse or someone you are/were dating).**  If someone has stalked you who is not a family or household member, you may qualify for a stalking protective order

* 22 O.S. § 60.2(A)
** 22 O.S. § 60.1(1),(4),(5)