Protection Order Petition for Adults

Check the list below to make sure the interactive protection order petition can be used in your situation. You can use this interactive form packet if...

  • You are seeking a protection order for yourself OR for both you and your minor children.
    Note: You cannot use this interview to apply for a protection order on behalf of a family or household member, or a child alone.
  • Your relationship with the respondent (the person you are seeking a protection order against) must be one of the following- current or former spouse, currently living together or previously lived together, child in common, currently dating or previously dated.
  • The respondent has acted on or threatened violence against you.
  • If you are also applying for your minor child/ren, they MUST have lived in Idaho for the past six (6) months.

PDF Icon  Download a checklist of the information you will need to complete the protection order petition packet interview.

Note: Make sure you allow enough time in your schedule, this interview will likely take at least 30 minutes to complete.

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Note: You will be taken to our partnering site, “LawHelp Interactive”.

If you don’t have all of the required information, you can still use the interactive forms to fill in the information you do have. If you set up a free and confidential user name and password for the interactive forms, you can start your form, save your answers, and finish completing the interactive forms when you have the remaining needed information.

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