What is an Order of Protection (OP)? 2012-09-24T12:57:40+00:00

An Order of Protection (OP) is a court order that is designed to protect victims of domestic violence. It is issued by a judge and tells the Respondent (the person accused of abuse) what he/she can or cannot do. It is enforceable in all 50 states.

If you are unsure whether you are a victim of domestic abuse, click here for a Checklist of Abusive Behaviors.