What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Protection Order Law
Last year, the Washington State Legislature passed House Bill 1320, which was meant to simplify the protection order petition process for victims of domestic violence. Washington has six different types of protection orders (which... Read More
What’s the Difference Between a Protection Order and a Restraining Order?
Washington law provides certain legal mechanisms to individuals concerned that they may become the target of violent, intimidating, or controlling behavior by someone else, often a family member or a significant other. If you’ve... Read More
What Is a Sexual Assault Protection Order?
When you learn that someone is seeking a Sexual Assault Protection Order (SAPO) against you, you will naturally have a lot of questions. What is a SAPO? How will it affect me and those... Read More