Protective Order Kit

Authored By: Supreme Court Protective Order Taskforce
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Protective Order Kit

PLEASE BE CAREFUL: Anyone who uses your computer can see what websites and pages you have visited.  You cannot completely clear it.  If you think this may happen, please use a safer computer, call your local shelter, or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY: 800-787-3224.

A protective order is a court order that can protect you from someone who has been violent or threatened to be violent.  You can use this kit yourself, to ask a court for a protective order.  These court forms have been approved by the Supreme Court of Texas.  This means that you can file these forms in any county in Texas.

The kit contains:

  • Information,
  • Step-by-step instructions, and
  • Forms that you can use to ask the court for a protective order yourself.

For more information on organizations that may be able to help you try contacting:

Special thanks to the Texas Bar Foundation for providing a grant for this kit.

Protective Order Instructions and Forms

Additional Content

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Last Review and Update: Feb 25, 2014