What happens if the Personal Protection Order is violated?

Contact the police immediately to report the violation.  

The respondent must come appear in Court if arrested. If the person is not arrested for the violation, you may come in to either of the County Clerk's office locations referenced above and ask for a "Motion to Show Cause" form. If approved, the court will hold a hearing with regards to the violation.

The Court may jail the respondent if found guilty of violating the terms of the PPO. The sentence may be up to 93 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $500.

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