New York Protective Orders Laws
|Code Section||Jud. Ct. Acts §§655, 656|
|Activity Addressed by Order||Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling, school, employment; regarding minors: visitation; counseling; reimburse reasonable expenses|
|Duration of Order||Temporary order: 4 calendar days|
|Penalty for a Violation of Order||Contempt|
|Who May Apply for Order||Any person|
|Can Fees Be Waived?||-|
|Order Transmission to Law Enforcement||Copy to sheriff's office or police department in county or city in which petitioner resides|
|Civil Liability for Violation of Order||Yes, contempt of court|
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