60-3101, et seq.
Activity Addressed by Order
Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling; regarding minors: temporary custody, visitations, support, counseling; provide suitable alternate housing; attorney fees
Emergency: until 5PM on first day that court resumes business. Support order: maximum 1 year, may be extended for 1 year maximum. General: maximum 1 year, may be extended for 1 year maximum
Penalty for a Violation of Order
Violation of enjoining contact: assault or battery; violation of exclusion from dwelling: criminal trespass
Who May Apply for Order
A person or minor child through a parent or adult residing with the child; cannot apply more than twice a year except in the case of abuse of a minor.
Transmission to Law Enforcement
Copy to police department of petitioner’s residential city or to sheriff of the petitioner’s residential county if no residential city
Contempt of court