Protective Order Court
Protective Order IntakeCity-County Building, Room G108200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204Take the service elevator, stairs or escalator down one floor to the basement. G108 is located on the west side down from the men's restroom
To file a protective order, you must have a qualifying relationship with the individual you are filing the protective order against (respondent) such as husband/wife, boyfriend/girlfriend or related by blood or marriage and/or be victim of sexual offense or stalking.
Clerk’s Office and court intake specialists are available to guide you through the process; however, it is helpful to know the date of birth and/or address of the person you are filing the protective order against. There is no cost to file a protective order. After completing the documents, the order is filed with the court and the judge will rule on the case, usually the same day. Representatives from the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence are available for counseling.
If the order is granted, the order is served on the respondent and a copy is given to you. If the respondent (or the person you’ve filed the order against) violates the order, you should notify the police immediately.