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Colorado Protective Orders Laws

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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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