You may apply for a Domestic Violence Restraining Order if you have been the victim of any of the following:
- Actual physical violence, such as molesting, attacking, striking, battering;
- Sexual assault;
- A serious threat of violence
- Harrassing and annoying phone calls;
- Destruction of personal property.
One of the following is true:
- You are married or were formerly married to the other person.
- You have or formerly had a dating relationship with the other party.
- You and the other party have a child or children together.
- You are related by blood, marriage or adoption (for example: mother, father, child, brother, sister, grandparent, in-law)
- You and the other party are living together, or formerly lived together, as members of a “household”.