Harassment Restraining Orders
In order to gain a Harassment Restraining Order in Anoka County, the petitioner must prove that the respondent is adversely affecting the safety, security, or privacy of another through repeated, intrusive, or unwanted act, words or gestures. The relationship of the petitioner to the respondent is not significant.
In order to self-represent, the individual must follow court rules and policies. More information can be found on the Minnesota Judicial Branch’s Self Help Center. Visit http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Domestic-Abuse-and-Harassment.aspx to gain more knowledge on court proceedings.
Domestic Abuse Order for Protection
An order for protection (OFP) is issued by the court in order to protect victims of domestic violence. The order requires the abuser to stop harming or threatening the victim. In order to file for an OFP, paperwork must be filled out in the Family Court area of Anoka County Court Administration. The process is likely to take over an hour to complete.
More information can found on the Self Help Center. Visit http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Domestic-Abuse-and-Harassment.aspx.