Updated: Sep 6, 2019
A four-part series explaining protection orders.
Did you know there are four types of protection orders? Over the next few weeks the VLP will be explaining each kind of protection order and when you need one.
Keep a certified copy of your order with you at all times
Your order is enforceable throughout the United States IF:
- The court that issued the order had jurisdiction over both parties
(victim and abuser)
- The abuser was served with the order
- The order is valid (not expired)
3. Call 911 or the local police if the order is violated – tell them your court order
has been violated