Protection orders are rules for the person hurting or threatening you. Filing a protection order with PA Courts can help protect you and your family. Your first step is to complete the paperwork, called the petition, and file it with the court.
Learn more about filing a protection order by watching the videos below.
Protection order hearing process
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- Free and confidential assistance for victims of domestic violence or sexual violence.
- County courthouse (Prothonotary)
- Dial 911 (for law enforcement after hours, weekends, holidays)
- Language and sign language interpreter services are available for help with completing forms.
Están disponibles los servicios de interpretación de idiomas y audición para ayudarle a completar los formularios.