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Sexual Abuse Protection Order (SAPO)

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A Sexual Abuse Protective Order (SAPO) is available in certain cases where a person was subjected to unwanted sexual abuse by another person who is not a family member or intimate partner.

For more information about applying for, modifying, or renewing a SAPO, you can call your local Victims’ Assistance Program (VAP) or community-based (non-profit) sexual assault or domestic violence program to get help in deciding whether to ask the court for a SAPO and to do safety planning. Advocates can discuss information that may be important for you to consider in deciding whether to seek a SAPO.

For information regarding sexual violence resources, you can visit the following resources:

If you have questions about how the law works or what it means, talking to a lawyer may be helpful. If you need help finding a lawyer, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service at (503) 684-3763 or 800-452-7636.


SAPO Forms

Chief Justice Order No. 16-049 approved new Sexual Abuse Protective Order forms to be used in circuit courts for use in proceedings under ORS 163.760 to 163.777, effective November 1, 2016.
 

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NOTE: Forms must be translated into English before filing with the court. Please contact your local court if you need an interpreter.

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