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No-Contact Order

Updated: Sep 11

Part four of the VLP's Protection Order series.


Who can apply?

  • A person who has reported a crime to the police.

  • Criminal charges against the opposing party must be pending or filed. (May be a condition of sentencing.)


What does it do?


Prohibit contact of any kind while a criminal case is active and may be a condition of sentencing. (Protects the victim while waiting for trial).


What happens if he or she violates the order?


The violator will be arrested.


Examples:

  • You reported your coworker for stealing your car while you were away on your lunch break.

  • You walked in on your friend hitting his wife and reported it to the police.


Forms for No-Contact Orders in Washington State.

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