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Ohio Protection Orders

This guide provides information about the different types of protection orders available in Ohio.


See these resources for information about what a Criminal Temporary Protection Order is, who is eligible and how to obtain one

Criminal protection orders - Columbus City Attorney

Difference between civil and criminal protection orders - Summit County Prosecutor FAQs



Statutes and rules related to Criminal Temporary Protection Orders in Ohio

Statutes and Rules Reference Chart

O.R.C. 2919.26 - Motion for and Hearing on Protection Order (Offenses against the family)

O.R.C. 2903.213 - Motion for and Hearing on Protection Order (non-family member)



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If you feel that you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800.799.SAFE (7233) or 800.787.3224 (TTY).