No Contact Orders
Potential Outcomes: receive legal protection from the perpetrator requiring they do not contact you directly or through other persons and loss of gun ownership.
Things to Consider:
- There are two types of no-contact orders, civil and criminal.
- A Criminal No-Contact Order can be put into place after you have made a report with law enforcement and charges have been filed.
- A Civil No-Contact Order can be obtained without reporting to police depending on your relationship with the perpetrator. Click here for detailed information and instructions including Civil No-Contact Order eligibility requirements. Refer to graph below as a general reference for obtaining a Civil No-Contact Order.
*We do not provide legal advice and procedures may vary by city.