Civil Protection Order
|Grays Harbor District Court #2
2109 Sumner Ave., Room 201
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Telephone (360) 532-7061
|Office days & hours: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-12 PM/1-4:30 PM|
|Use the Montesano office if Aberdeen office is closed:
Grays Harbor District Court #1
102 W. Broadway, Room 202
Montesano, WA 98563
Telephone (360) 249-3441
WHO MAY OBTAIN?
Persons who are seriously harassed or stalked by conduct which serves no legitimate or lawful purpose. Person may or may not have a relationship with the person harassing them.
WHAT CAN AN ORDER DO?
- Prohibit harassment, stalking behaviors and contact of any kind.
- Restrain party from coming within a specific distance from petitioner’s work place, school, residence, etc.
WHAT IS THE COST?
Grays Harbor County District Court’s filing fee is $83 cash or card only.
HOW IS AN ORDER MODIFIED OR TERMINATED?
While the order is in effect, either party may file a motion to modify (change) or terminate (end) the protection order. The other party is served with the motion and the notice of hearing. At the hearing the court may modify or terminate the order for protection.
If the petitioner does not want an order to terminate after the effective date on the order, the petitioner may file a petition for renewal of the order for protection. The other party is served the motion and notice of hearing. At hearing, the court may grant the motion, and enter a new protection order or deny the motion.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE ORDER IS KNOWINGLY VIOLATED?
Call 911 and inform them the respondent has violated a protection order.
2. LEA (Law Enforcement Agency Form)
3. ROS (Return of Service)
ADDITIONAL FORMS (Optional):
1. Additional Statement
3. Motion for Renewal (Renew existing protection order)
4. Motion to Modify (Make changes to or terminate existing protection order)