A protection order is an order that prohibits the respondent from contacting you. There are several kinds of protection orders, including an Order for Protection (for domestic violence cases,) No Contact Order, Restraining Order, and Anti-Harassment Order. You can apply for a protection order at the clerk's office for District or Superior Court. There may or may not be a charge to obtain a protection order.
For more information, contact the Victim/Witness Unit, or call the Clerk's Office at 754-2011 ext. 2801 or 1-800-572-0119 ext. 2801.