How do I obtain a personal protection order (PPO)?
A personal protection order, sometimes called a PPO, is an order issued by the court which protects you from the following actions of another person:
- Harassment
- Assault
- Beating
- Molesting
- Stalking
- Wounding

You do not need an attorney to get a personal protection order. Forms are available at your county clerk's office or the circuit court and come with do-it-yourself instructions.

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1. What is the difference between probation and parole?
2. Who is entitled to a court appointed attorney?
3. What if the individual requiring an attorney is special needs, mentally ill, or involved in a guardianship / conservatorship case?
4. How do I obtain a personal protection order (PPO)?
5. What are the steps of filing for a personal protection order (PPO)?
6. How are juvenile delinquency cases processed?
7. Are serious juvenile delinquency cases different if the juvenile is over 15 years old?
8. What are some of the juvenile's rights?
9. How is the criminal case conducted in regards to juveniles?