Ohio DV Resource Center
This site provides information on domestic violence and stalking, including information on the law and community resources available to help you stay safe, and complete the court papers necessary to get legal protection.
IF YOU ARE IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION, CALL 911.
If you need assistance, please contact the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) at 1-800-934-9840 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a referral to an agency that can best assist you.
If you need to contact an advocate immediately and it is not during their regular business hours, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 24 hours a day, at 1-800-799-7233.
Prepare the Forms to Get Court Protection From Domestic Violence or Stalking
- If you or a family member are being physically abused or threatened with harm by a family or household member, you can .
If you or a family member are being physically abused or threatened with harm by a family or household member, you can apply for a Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order.
If you or a family member needs a Juvenile Civil Protection Order you can find the forms on the Supreme Court of Ohio website.
If you or a family member fear for your safety because you are being threatened with harm, followed, or harassed by a person (relative or stranger), you can apply for a Domestic Violence Stalking Protection Order.
If you are an advocate who is assisting an individual who is a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, click here to complete the necessary Petition and related forms.
LEGAL SERVICES ADVOCATE NOTE: The HotDocs version of the new CPOs may be available to your program through your subscription to Ohio DR Software. Please check with your program's IT Director.