Protective Order Unit
Protective Order Unit Services Announcement
Given the COVID-19 health concerns and state, county and local governments stay home/work safe declarations, the District Attorney’s Office Protective Order Unit, which is located in the Family Justice Center, remains open but has temporarily suspended in-person meetings for non-emergency matters. We are encouraging people in need of assistance to reach out to us online or by phone. Special arrangements can be made for those unable to call or without access to the Internet. We are providing many of our same services by telephone and audio conferencing.
If you would like to discuss if a protective order is right for you, you can reach us by calling (210) 631-0100 between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Additional information regarding protective order services can be found on www.bexar.org/1442/Protective-Orders including our electronic protective order application available in both English and Spanish.
After submitting an electronic protective order application, a Crime Victim Liaison and Protective Order Advocate will promptly call you during normal business hours to discuss you application and provide you with safety important information.
The Protective Order Unit and Family Justice Center are located in the Archives Building (formerly The Federal Reserve Building), across the street from the Bexar County Courthouse. Effective April 6th, all Bexar County buildings have no-contact temperature checkpoints between 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday. All individuals must clear the checkpoint at the building’s main entrance before entering. Individuals with a temperature of 100 F or higher will be asked to return home and given a card with suggested precautionary measures to take.
Please know that you are not alone during this challenging time. We want to help you. Call us at (210) 631-0100 with any questions or suggestions regarding our modified delivery of services.
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 immediately.