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Protective orders are available 24 hours per day, every day! You will be asked to fill out a form called a petition—someone will be available to assist you if you need help.
This is where you will explain what happened and what your relationship is to the respondent (if any).
Some of the most frequently asked questions about dating violence protective orders are: Expand All | Collapse All If you are a minor under 18 years of age or a parent of a minor, please see the section on “Stalking Injunctions” listed above.
Note: A dating relationship does not require sexual intimacy.
the parties are, or have been, in a dating relationship with each other; and 20 .
a party commits abuse or dating violence against the other party; 21 .The 2015 Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 8, a new law on domestic violence and interpersonal protective orders that goes into effect Jan. HB 8 revised domestic violence statutes found in KRS 403.715-403.785.The bill extends the ability to get a civil order of protection to victims of dating violence and abuse, sexual assault or stalking in KRS 456.010 - 456.180, a new chapter of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.This article was written by Advocates of Victims of Crime at the Texas Legal Services Center.Any person who is the victim of dating violence, or the parent or legal guardian of a minor child who is the victim of dating violence, may seek an injunction to protect against Dating Violence.describes the restrictions that a court may include in a protective order; and 22 .