Can men get a restraining order?
Can men get a restraining order in Oregon? Yes, absolutely. Anybody can go before the court and ask for protection should they qualify. Restraining order is a broad term in Oregon that can touch on a few protective orders. The first that's most generally referred to as a restraining order is a FAPA. A FAPA is an order that protects you under the Family Abuse Protective Act. This has several requirements that you should look into or talk to an attorney about. But this tends to be involving couples or people have been engaged in a relationship. There's also elder abuse protection as well as a stocking protective order. These are all different and have different requirements.