Wisconsin Protective Orders

Code Section
813.12; 813.122

Activity Addressed by Order
Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling; regarding minors: reasonable visitation; surrender of firearms, unless respondent is a peace officer

Duration
Injunction: maximum 4 years or until child victim is 18 years, whichever is first

Penalty for a Violation of Order
If knowingly violates, jail maximum 9 months and/or fine maximum $1,000

Who May Apply for Order
Any person, or parent, stepparent or guardian of child victim

Fees Waived
N/A

Transmission to Law Enforcement
Copy to law enforcement agency with jurisdiction within 24 hrs.; made available to other agencies through a verification system

Civil Liability
N/A


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