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
("Our A2J interactive protection order forms preparation system is temporarily shut down for the purpose of incorporating forms updates into the system. To prepare new protection order forms for any case commenced on or after March 1, 2014, please click on the following link to the new Supreme Court of Ohio forms. “)
- If you or a family member are being physically abused or threatened with harm by a family or household member (person living in your home, even if not related to you by marriage or blood) you can you can .
If you or a family member are being physically abused or threatened with harm by a family or household member (person living in your home, even if not related to you by marriage or blood) 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 or staking, click here to complete this Supreme Court of Ohio fillable PDF form.
LEGAL SERVICES ADVOCATE NOTE: The HotDocs version of the new CPO's may be available to your program through your subscription to Ohio DR Software. Please check with your program's IT Director.