Category: Restraining Orders

Sometimes referred to as a restraining order or protective order, a protection order is designed to protect a victim from a defendant’s threats or actions.

Usually, courts issue protection orders to prevent the protected person from domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, threats, or intimidation.

When you have a protective order against you, though, it can prohibit you from performing certain actions involving the protected person. In Colorado, a protective order

We’ve explored Colorado restraining orders in depth in previous posts, touching on the basic definition, some common terms, and penalties for violating them.

 

I’d like to take this post to discuss the different situations where someone might be able to take out a restraining order against you. A restraining order—typically referred to as a “protection order” in Colorado—is a civil order that is designed to keep you from harming