1. Event of domestic abuse.
2. File at Police Station or Court for Emergency 209A order.
3. Next business day appear in court for ex parte- One-sided restraining order.
4. 10-Day Court Hearing- Both parties able to attend. Reasonable apprehension of imminent physical harm. The perpetrator is able to dispute the terms and get the restraining order waived if the court deems it necessary.
5. Must renew restraining order yearly. But in specific circumstances the Restraining Order can be extended permanently.
Domestic Violence Programs