Colorado Protective Orders Laws
|Code Section||14-4-101, et seq.; 18-6-803.5|
|Activity Addressed by Order||Enjoin contact; exclude party from dwelling or dwelling of another; regarding minor child: temporary custody; Emergency order: restrain from threatening, molesting, injuring, or contacting another or minor children of either; excluding from dwelling, if minor child, temporary custody|
|Duration of Order||Emergency: maximum close of business on 3rd day following issue, unless continued|
|Penalty for a Violation of Order||Class 2 misdemeanor unless prior conviction under § or other restraining order: Class 1 misdemeanor|
|Who May Apply for Order||-|
|Can Fees Be Waived?||No|
|Order Transmission to Law Enforcement||Law enforcement agency with jurisdiction to enforce the order|
|Civil Liability for Violation of Order||Contempt of court|
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