Protection Orders

Keep any order the Judge signs with you at all times! Your signed order is in effect in any state within the United States.

If you are filing PRIOR TO July 1, 2022, please obtain your packet of forms from the Clerk's Office at 128 N. 2nd Street, Room 323, Yakima WA 98901

New legislation effective July 1, 2022 for:
  • Domestic Violence

  • Sexual Assault

  • Stalking

  • Unlawful Harassment

  • Vulnerable Adult

To start any of the above types of matters -after July 1, 2022 - you will need to complete the following forms:
  • PO 001 (PDF) - Petition for Order for Protection - 19 pages
  • PO 003 (PDF) - Law Enforcement Sheet - 3 pages
  • PO 030 (PDF) - Temporary Order for Protection and Notice of Hearing - 10 pages
Take ALL pages of the above forms to the Clerk's Office for Filing.  Turn in ALL the pages, even the ones that may not apply to your situation.  Effective July 1, 2022.


Extreme Risk Protection Orders:


A petition can be filed by a law enforcement agency, a law enforcement officer, or a person who is a family or household member of the respondent.
To start this type of matter you will need to complete the following forms:
When the respondent is under the age of 18 years old:
  • XRi 201 (PDF) - Instructions for Petition For Order / Extreme Risk - Respondent under Age 18
  • XR 201 (PDF) - Petition for an Extreme Risk Order for Protection - Respondent under Age 18
  • XR 102 (PDF) - Firearm Identification Worksheet
  • XR 105 (PDF) - Law Enforcement Sheet
  • XR 221 (PDF) - Temporary Order for Protection and Notice of Hearing - Extreme Risk - Respondent under Age 18

Requesting a Court Interpreter