Filing Orders of Protection

How to File


Visit A Safe Place in the Criminal Court Tower, (5th Floor) to receive assistance with completing forms for an Order of Protection. Expect to be at the courthouse for several hours.

Children are not allowed in courtrooms. The 19th Judicial Circuit Court provides a children's waiting area, Kids Korner, for children between the ages of 2 and 12. 

Blank Forms


These forms are PDF copies of the original forms and provided as a guide for what information you may want to have with you when receiving forms assistance from A Safe Place staff and volunteers. The original forms used in court are multi-copy carbonless multi-color forms and available at A Safe Place is located on the 5th floor (D-100) of the Criminal Court Tower. Forms include: