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.
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.