The Protective Order Application can take approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Please make sure all information is filled out completely and to the best of your knowledge.
If you do not need a protective order and are seeking additional services or counseling. Please visit the Family Justice Center's Website at the link provided below.
PERJURY is a crime: A criminal act wherein a person commits an offense if, with intent to deceive and with knowledge of the statement’s meaning, he or she makes a false statement under oath or swears to the truth of a false statement previously made, and the statement is required or authorized by law to be made under oath or he/she makes a false declaration. The offense is a Class A Misdemeanor.
PROTECTIVE ORDERS are a serious matter. They are obtained solely for victims of family violence, dating violence or sexual assault. Our office will investigate each case thoroughly and will seek a protective order for those that qualify. Failure to provide the requested information may delay your case.
Note: There are other victims ahead of you. This intake process is done on a first-come, first-served basis and we appreciate your patience. A Crime Victim Liaison will call you as soon as your paperwork is processed and the criminal and civil background checks are completed.
If you are unable to complete the electronic application online call 210.631.0100 and someone will assist you with filling out an application over the phone.
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Closed on County holidays.