What Types of Protection Orders can be Issued by Ohio Courts? (Part 1 – The Domestic Violence Temporary Protection Order (DVTPO))

In Ohio, there are six different types of protection orders that various courts may issue.  They consist of the following: (1) Domestic Violence Temporary Protection Order (DVTPO), (2) Civil Protection Order (CPO), (3) Criminal Protection Order, (4) Stalking and/or Sexually Oriented Offense Protection Order (SSOOPO), (5) Juvenile Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order, and (6) Juvenile Criminal Protection Order.  This series of blogposts will examine each type of protection order individually, as each protection order has a number of key features and limitations.  Part 5 of the series will address the consequences for an individual convicted of violating the terms of a protection order.

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Jon Horwitz is an experienced criminal defense lawyer dedicated to helping people charged of a crime. He is dedicated to providing honest, straightforward advice and advocacy in order to get the best possible result for each client. Jon currently lives in Centerville with his wife and two children. He coaches basketball through the Centerville Hustle organization and is a former soccer coach. He continues to play soccer and is an avid fan of the sport.

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