Ohio law provides a procedure where a party who is being stalked, menaced, or harassed by another person can get a court order requiring that other person to stay away from and have no contact with the party seeking the order.

Note:  For free assistance with all Temporary, Civil, or Civil Stalking Protection Orders, please contact the First Step Family Violence Intervention, Inc. helpline at (740) 622-9533.

 Trained advocates are available 24 hrs/day. 

Forms are also available on the Ohio Supreme Court website 

Please note, the Clerk of Courts staff is not permitted, by law, to give legal advice on any matter.