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This booklet helps you understand what an Order for Protection (OFP) is, how to get one, and how an OFP is different from a Harassment Restraining Order (HRO).This booklet sometimes refers to the abuser as a man and the victim as a woman.…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Minnesota Guide and File This free program helps you create the forms to ask the court for a Harassment Restraining Order (HRO). These forms are called "Petitioner's Affidavit…
Source: Minnesota Courts
Welcome! These forms from three tribal courts can help with several divorce-related issues, including custody and parenting time,
Source: Anishinabe Legal Services

Helpful Websites

United Way 211
Author: United Way 211

Call 2-1-1 or Toll Free: 800-543-7709 or Local: 651-291-0211 or text your zip code to 898-211 (texting available M-F 8am-7pm) or search at the website. United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect you with the resources and information you need.

Go to the website: United Way 211 Site
Violence Free Minnesota Domestic Violence Programs and Services list by county
Author: Violence Free Minnesota

Search for domestic violence advocate programs by county; some programs provide assistance with OFP or HRO and court support. 

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Source: Education for Justice