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Ohio Protection Orders

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

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For legal assistance, consider the following organizations:

Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati 
Legal representation, information, advice and referral for people in need of legal help

Pro Seniors Legal Hotline and Referral Service
Help for persons over the age of 60

Disability Rights Ohio
Advocates for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio

Lawyer Referral Service, Cincinnati Bar Association
A free referral and a reduced consultation fee for the first 30 minutes

Lawyer Referral Service, Northern Kentucky Bar Association
A free referral with hourly fees established by participating attorneys

For survivor services:

Women Helping Women
Crisis intervention and support services for women and men who are survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking in Hamilton County, Ohio and survivors of sexual assault in Butler County, Ohio

24-Hour Crisis Line - 513.381.5610
Business phone - 513.977.5541

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Toll-free Information and Referral Line for domestic violence shelters, educational materials, trainings.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800.799.SAFE (7233) or 800.787.3224 (TTY).