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Protection Orders

What Type of Protection Order Applies to My Situation?

IF...

  1. Persons who are married.
  2. Persons who have been married.
  3. Persons who have a child in common.
  4. Adult persons who are related.
  5. Adult persons who reside(d) together.
  6. Persons 16 years of age and older who have been or are dating.

You should obtain an Order for Protection -Civil Order RCW 26.50

IF...

You should obtain an Antiharassment Order-Civil Order RCW 10.14

IF...

You should contact Ferry County Superior Court by going to the office of the Ferry County Clerk on the third floor of the courthouse (350 East Delaware, Republic, Washington 99166).

If you have a court order, it is important to remember:

  1. Keep a certified copy of your order with you at all times.
  2. The order is enforceable throughout the State of Washington.
  3. If there is a violation of your court order, call 9-1-1 or your local police. Tell them you have a court order and it is being violated.

Whether or not you have a court order, if you are being harassed, threatened, or assaulted, call 9-1-1, or your local police!!

 

Order of Protection

What can an Order of Protection do?

A Protection Order can:

How is an Order of Protection obtained?

An Order of Protection can be obtained through Ferry County District Court or Ferry County Superior Court. The court will review the paperwork and grant or deny a temporary emergency order effective for up to 14 days. The other party must be served with the petition, notice of hearing, and temporary order. A hearing is scheduled within 2 weeks at which time the court may deny the petition or grant an order effective for up to one year or more. Forms and instructions are provided by the District Court Clerk or County Clerk's Office.

What is the cost?

There is no cost to petitioner.

What happens if the Order of Protection is knowingly violated?

Potential arrest if abuser violates 'restraint' provisions or enters a residence where prohibited from entering. Possible criminal or contempt charges.

 

Civil Antiharassment Protection order

What can an Antiharassment Order do?

An Antiharassment Order can:

How is an Antiharassment Order obtained?

An Antiharassment Order can be obtained at Ferry County District Court. Person files a petition which involves filling our paperwork. After reviewing your petition, the court may grant or deny a temporary emergency order effective for up to 14 days. The other party is served with the petition, notice of hearing, and temporary order. A hearing is held within 14 days at which time the court may deny the petition or grant an order effective for up to one year. Forms and instructions are provided by the District Court Office.

What is the cost?

Filing fee is $73.00. Additional costs can include copy and service fees. Fees may be waived if you can prove you are unable to pay.

What happens if the Antiharassment Order is knowingly violated?

Violator may be arrested. Possible criminal or contempt charges.