Protection Order Forms and Information
If you have a protection order, remember:
Whether or not you have a protection order, if you are being harassed,threatened, or assaulted, call 9-1-1 or your local police!
Important Notice – District Court personnel are not permitted to fill out any forms. District Court personnel are also not authorized to give legal advice. District Court strongly encourages an unrepresented party to seek legal advice from an attorney. If you need help, please review the "Guide To Website Forms" on the District Court website.
The information contained here is intended to address the most frequently asked questions. It is not comprehensive and should not be construed as legal advice.
*Petition For Protection Order
*Law Enforcement And Confidential Information
Motion To Modify Or Terminate Protection Order
Instructions Proof of Service
Motion For Renewal Of Protection Order
Motion To Realign Parties
Motion To Transfer Case To Superior Court
Notification To Court Of Respondent New School
Proof Of Publication
Proof Of Service
Summons by Publication
Declaration Of Non-Surrender
Declaration Of Protected Party
Motion For Order To Release Weapons
Motion To Set Show Cause Hearing - Contempt
Motion To Surrender And Prohibit Weapons
Proof Of Surrender
Receipt For Surrendered Weapons And CPL
Antiharassment Protection Order (AHPO)
To protect against unwanted contact or behavior that causes substantial emotional distress and serves no legitimate or lawful purpose. The contact could be a pattern of behavior that occurs over time, or a single act or threat of violence. The contact must be directed specifically at the protected person and be seriously alarming, annoying, harassing, or detrimental.
Stalking Protection Order (SPO)
To protect against stalking behavior that serves no lawful purpose and has reasonably caused the protected person to feel intimidated, frightened, under duress, significantly disrupted, or threatened. The respondent either knows or should know that their behavior causes those feelings, even if that was not respondent's intent.
Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO)
To protect against domestic violence or threat of violence by an "intimate partner" or a "family or household member." Domestic violence may include controlling behavior ("coercive control"). Petitioners may seek protection for themselves and for family or household members who are minors or vulnerable adults.
Link to the Washington State Guide to Protection Orders.