Criminal Court: Orders of Protection can be granted in criminal court with the assistance of a State’s Attorney only through the prosecution of an underlying criminal charge. Criminal court is located at 707 Etna Road, Ottawa.
Civil Court: Orders of Protection can be granted in civil court with the assistance of an attorney, on your own, or with the help of an advocate. A petition for a civil Order of Protection can be filed at 119 W. Madison Street Room 201, Ottawa.
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