What can I do to make the EPO go away?

The Emergency Protective Orders (EPO) will remain in effect until it expires. However, you may request a modification to the Order. The order may be modified if the court finds:

  • The order has become un-workable.
  • A modification will not place the victim(s) at greater risk; and
  • The modification will not in any way endanger the person(s) protected.

If you believe that you are entitled to a modification of the EPO, please complete the following process:

After notice has been provided to all parties, including the District and/or County Attorney, a hearing will be held for the court to consider the motion. You must appear at the hearing, or your motion will not be considered.

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