Personal Protection Orders
Our Social Service Specialists conduct interviews with victims in order to complete all required court forms and provide counseling on their rights and responsibilities related to the PPO Victim Assistance Program. The Social Service Specialists also assist their client(s) with presenting their information before the court, and provide them with crisis counseling and referrals to services at pertinent organizations within the community for added support.
Please note that our Social Service Specialists DO NOT provide legal advice or legal representation to their client(s). They do, however, serve as a liaison and advocate on the victim's behalf, including accompanying their client(s) to court hearings when necessary for moral support. PPO Courtroom Business Hours Are: 8:30 AM to 12 PM & 2 PM to 4 PM Monday - Friday (Or Otherwise As Determined and Directed By The Court)
There is no fee or charge for a PPO.
Interview Questions For Personal Protection Order Applicant
PETITION FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION ORDER
- What is your relationship WITH the Respondent?
- Have you ever had a dating relationship with the Respondent?
- Have you and the Respondent ever lived in the same household together?
MOTION TO TERMINATE OR MODIFY A PERSONAL PROTECTION ORDERNOTE: The court can modify, extend, and/or terminate a Personal Protection Order even if you do not attend the hearing. It is important for you to attend when notified.
- a. Petitioner is the person who is protected by the order
- b. Respondent is the person that the protection order is against.
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ON A PPO VIOLATION
Describe in detail what occurred, include when, where and what happened. Please also list the date(s).