See these resources for information about what a Domestic Violence CPO is, who is eligible and how to obtain one.
Civil Protection Order Remedies and Procedures - Ohio State Legal Services Association
Definitions and Legal Terms for Protection Orders - Ohio State Legal Services Association
Difference Between Protection Order and Restraining Order - Ohio State Legal Services Association
Self-Help Legal Manual for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking - Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Self-Help Legal Manual for Incarcerated Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking - Ohio Domestic Violence Network
This guide is intended to provide basic information about protection orders in Ohio. This page is specifically about Domestic Violence Civil Protection Orders. Information about other types of protection orders is available by clicking the tabs, above, or these links:
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Statutes, rules and case law related to Domestic Violence CPOs in Ohio
O.R.C. Chapter 3113 - Neglect, Abandonment or Domestic Violence
O.R.C. 3113.31 - Domestic Violence Definitions
O.R.C. 2919.27 - Violating Protection Order
Case summaries - Civil Protection Orders (Ohio State Legal Services)
Case summaries - Civil Protection Order Enforcement (Ohio State Legal Services)
Statewide forms and those used specifically in local courts for Domestic Violence Civil Protection Orders
Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order Forms - Ohio Supreme Court
Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order Forms - Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court
Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order Forms - Clermont County Domestic Relations Court
Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order Forms - Butler County Domestic Relations Court
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