Colorado Legal Services, Colorado Springs office staff and TESSA partnered to help you learn about protection (also called restraining) orders
I. Introduction and What if the Person Restrained Violates the Protection Order(Non-criminal order obtained by abused spouse against abusive spouse.)?
II. PPOs and Safety Planning.
III. Steps to Asking the Court for a PPO. Video tip! Did you know exhibits and evidence is the same thing? We talk about both in the video, so don’t be confused!
IV. Forms You’ll Need to File with the Court. Video tips! A Complaint is filed by the Plaintiff, the person who starts the case. A Motion is when you ask the court to change something the court has already decided. Joint children are the children of the two parties involved in the court case.
V. Evidence: What is it?
VI. What Happens at the Hearing and How Do I Prepare?