Colorado Protective Orders

Code Section
14-4-101, et seq.; 18-6-803.5

Activity Addressed by Order
Enjoin contact; exclude party from dwelling or dwelling of another; regarding minor child: temporary custody; Emergency order: restrain from threatening, molesting, injuring, or contacting another or minor children of either; excluding from dwelling, if minor child, temporary custody

Duration
Emergency: maximum close of business on 3rd day following issue, unless continued

Penalty for a Violation of Order
Class 2 misdemeanor unless prior conviction under ยง or other restraining order: Class 1 misdemeanor

Who May Apply for Order
N/A

Fees Waived
No

Transmission to Law Enforcement
Law enforcement agency with jurisdiction to enforce the order

Civil Liability
Contempt of court


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