Stalking Order Eligibility Criteria
Note: A stalking order may be obtained after two incidents of unwanted contact in which the other party knew contact was unwanted. There are no relationship qualifications.
The requirements to qualify for a stalking order against another person are as follows:
- The person you are filing against intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly engaged in repeated and unwanted contact with your or a member of your immediate family/household
- Contact causes you to feel coerced or alarmed
- It is objectively reasonable for a person in your situation to have been alarmed or coerced by the contact
- The repeated and unwanted contact causes you reasonable apprehension regarding your personal safety, or the safety of members of your immediate family/household
Continue here to find out more about the procedure of filing for a Stalking Order or call us to speak with an advocate at 503.640.5352.