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Civil Stalking Protection Order


IF YOU ARE HERE FOR A CIVIL STALKING PROTECTION ORDER AND YOU:

  • HAVE A CHILD WITH THE OTHER PERSON
  • HAVE BEEN MARRIED TO THE OTHER PERSON
  • ARE FAMILY OR A MEMBER OF THE SAME HOUSEHOLD WITH THE OTHER PERSON

REPORT TO THE DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT ON THE THIRD FLOOR.


IF YOU ARE HERE FOR A CIVIL STALKING PROTECTION ORDER AND YOU DO NOT HAVE A CHILD WITH THE OTHER PERSON, HAVE NOT BEEN MARRIED TO THE OTHER PERSON, ARE NOT FAMILY OR A MEMBER OF THE SAME HOUSEHOLD WITH THE OTHER PERSON YOU MUST:

  • LIVE IN RICHLAND COUNTY
  • BE FILING AGAINST SOMEONE WHO IS 18 YEARS OR OLDER
  • HAVE HAD MORE THAN ONE INCIDENT OF THREATS AND/OR VIOLENT BEHAVIOR
  • HAVE YOUR PHOTO IDENTIFICATION WITH YOU
  • YOU MUST KNOW THE OTHER PERSON’S PHYSICAL ADDRESS (NOT A PO BOX)
  • YOU MUST KNOW THE OTHER PERSON’S DATE OF BIRTH

THE COURT CANNOT HEAR YOUR REQUEST FOR A CIVIL STALKING PROTECTION ORDER IF ANY OF THE ABOVE ARE NOT TRUE. IF ALL OF THE ABOVE ARE TRUE, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE PETITION. THE PETITION MUST BE SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF A NOTARY. THE COURT IS UNABLE TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE AND CANNOT COMPLETE THE FORM FOR YOU.

FORMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE COURT’S WEBSITE AT richlandcourtsoh.us/forms.php