To file a petition for a Civil Stalking Protection Order in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, you must:
Petitions must be physically filed Monday through Friday during the following hours:
Please plan to be at the Court for approximately 2 hours to complete the appropriate paperwork and for the initial ex-parte hearing before the Duty Magistrate.
If you have questions pertaining to obtaining these protection orders, please call either one of the following numbers:
If you are requesting a continuance of your scheduled final hearing, please call the following number:
For general information regarding the different types of protection orders, refer to Franklin County Clerk of Court's website.