What Types of Protection Orders can be Issued by Ohio Courts? (Part 2 – The Civil Protection Order (CPO))

Civil Protection Order (CPO) (R.C. 3113.31)

WHEN AVAILABLE:  The CPO may be filed when a person has committed or attempted to commit an act of Domestic Violence, Menacing by Stalking, Aggravated Trespass, or a sexually oriented offense against a family or household member or who has committed an act that would result in a family or household member being an abused child.  (No requirement that a criminal complaint is filed as a prerequisite.)

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