New Washington Civil Protection Order Laws Start on July 1, 2022 (Click Here)

On July 1, 2022, new revised Washington State laws for civil protection orders went into effect. These include domestic violence protection orders, sexual assault protection orders, stalking protection orders, antiharassment protection orders, vulnerable adult protection orders, and extreme risk protection orders.

Violation of a domestic violence protection order, a sexual assault protection order, a stalking protection order, or a vulnerable adult protection order is a gross misdemeanor offense.

A person with two or more previous convictions for violation of a domestic violence protection order, a sexual assault protection order, a stalking protection order, or a vulnerable adult protection order will be charged with a class C felony upon committing a third such offense.

Lynnwood Lawyer Paul Hanson

Lynnwood criminal defense attorney Paul Hanson has 39+ years of experience in defending those charged with violation of court protective order.

Call 425-778-7339 for a free, first consultation.